November 2010 - 8-digital

Facebook Mobile Inbox & deals

Facebook have introduced more clever ways to connect on your mobile devices. Facebook Deals Find Deals on iPhone Using Places on the iPhone already lets you share where you are and find nearby friends. Now with the iPhone 3.3 application, you can also find nearby deals from your favorite businesses–from restaurants down the block to
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New search engine Blekko offers a way to “slash the web”

The search engine fight is no longer just between only Google and Bing! New challenger Blekko is here, opening to limited beta testing today. It offers a compelling way to “slash the web” and put a particular spin on your search results. Blekko isn’t a Google-killer and isn’t trying to be but Blekko’s “slashtags” are a unique
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Facebook expected to launch ‘Gmail rival’

Social media giant, Facebook are said to be introducing a new messaging system which could compete with other well-known messaging systems such as Google’s Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail. Facebook is known to have more than 500 million users worldwide and are due to host a special event in San Francisco on Monday at 1000 (1800
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30% of Europeans now shop via a mobile device

A recent study that was carried out with 1500 people across the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain by IDC for Akamai Technologies showed that 30% of European online shoppers are using or plan to use their mobile devices for e-commerce in the coming year. 10% are said to be already using their mobile/smart phones for retail/price
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Facebook Deals

Facebook have recently launched their new Facebook Deals. It adds to their range of pages such as Facebook Pages, Facebook Ads, and most recently, Facebook Places which help users and businesses share, connect and interact with one another. Deals gives businesses the opportunity to reward customers when they check in on Facebook, and this helps generates
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