A picture tells a thousand words #SMSS13

As mentioned previously, I’m ‘attending’ the Social Media Success Summit (#SMSS13 on Twitter) this month, and the good stuff to share keeps on coming. This time the topic is Instagram, and specifically, ‘How to succeed on Instagram: A brand panel’. This photo-sharing smartphone application started out as a tool for individuals to share images ‘instantly’ butContinue reading “A picture tells a thousand words #SMSS13”

Rethinking social media marketing #SMSS13

Today is the first day of the Social Media Success Summit — the biggest online summit of its kind in the world, and I’m attending. There are more than 3000 participants signed-up from around the globe, and it runs for a 11 days throughout October. I’m ‘attending’ in the sense that I am signed up, paidContinue reading “Rethinking social media marketing #SMSS13”

Are you a phubber?

Phubber: Someone who engages in phubbing.  Phubbing: The act of snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention to them.  ‘Stop Phubbing’ is a campaign against bad mobile etiquette developed by a Melbourne university student while on work experience, and it is slowly making its way around the world.Continue reading “Are you a phubber?”

#danielgate

Let’s start with these three things: I’m a huge fan of Morocco, and it is one of my favourite countries. I understand that generally, Moroccans like their king. Moroccans don’t protest easily. ‘#danielgate’ is the Twitter topic hashtag that has gained momentum in recent days due to a decision involving two kings, 11 children, andContinue reading “#danielgate”

Tech in Taghazout

If I could do any job in the world, I’d be a National Geographic photographer* with regular assignments trying to capture stories throughout India, Australia, Morocco and along the rest of Mediterranean. Maybe Syria one day too. The other job I think I would like, is to work at Maptia. Maptia is tech start-up formedContinue reading “Tech in Taghazout”