Whatever your feelings are about the granddaddy of social media know this- Facebook remains Ireland’s most popular social network. Continue reading 10 free ways to boost likes on your company Facebook page
From tomorrow, Facebook will be testing a new feature that will allow users to ‘like’ content in a different way. Continue reading Do Irish users ‘like’ Facebook?
Tonight several designated buildings and homes all across the country will be lit up in orange to show solidarity with those suffering from a mental illness. The event, organized by Cycle Against Suicide, takes place within the broader context of World Suicide Prevention Day and seeks to ‘break the cycle’ by raising awareness.
Buildings like NUI Galway, Croke Park, Belfast City Hall, Black Rock Castle, UCD and King John’s Castle in Limerick, are just some of places taking part in tonight’s spectacle.
People the length and breath of the country are also being encouraged to light an orange light in their homes and eat orange foods to support the event. Continue reading Trending on Twitter: #LetsgoOrange
As the sun begins to set in the azure Irish sky, so does the sun begin to set on the Summer of 2015. And with holiday-time drying to a close, so the sun rises on a new school year, bringing with it new challenges and complications.
As schools prepare to re-open we here at MediaContact are all too aware of the challenges faced by educators, and parents alike, in educating children on how to stay safe online. As the doors of knowledge re-open we have some back to school tips for doing just that! Continue reading Back 2 School: Autumn tips for IT security & safety
Have you ever heard of a little old website called Facebook? Well apparently they’ve had a function built into our profile options which has allowed us to post longer content shareable with all our Facebook friends.
Facebook Notes has been available since 2013 and it’s only now that Zuckerberg and his social media army are truly considering revamping the blogging component of their website. Continue reading Facebook Notes: A new way for businesses to share content
You’ve got an idea for a press release, but you have no idea how to get the world to listen? Well aren’t you lucky, because we have a new Pitch Perfect course coming up on August 25th to teach you how to write a compelling press release.
In light of the upcoming course, we decided it would be great to entice you by giving you a taster of what you might learn on the day! Continue reading How to make your press release pop with vigour!
Following the rise of media outlets using apps like periscope to further their audience reach, Mediacontact.ie decided to take a look at some of Ireland’s most prominent beauty bloggers and explain how they are using social media to grow their own brands.
Karen Constantine is a Dublin blogger best known for her Youtube channel and award winning blog, collectively entitled ‘Lovely Girlie Bits’.
Over the last couple of years, the beauty blogging empire that Karen is building has gone from strength to strength, winning both the 2014 Image magazine best beauty blog award and the 2014 Aussie award for ‘Most Aussome Blog’. Continue reading Who are Ireland’s best beauty bloggers?
In a conscious move to streamline their Facebook traffic, the BBC have decided to merge its commercially funded, international 24-hour news page BBC World with its sister BBC News. Continue reading BBC have been busy merging and managing
Pew Research centre revealed a study yesterday detailing ‘the evolving role of news on Twitter and Facebook.’ This study explained why there is a rise of current users encountering, and searching for news on social media.
The research shows a clear rise in users getting news from the social media websites from the years 2013 to 2015, with users turned to each of the aforementioned social networks to fulfil different types of information needs. Here’s what we learned. Continue reading What we learned about Twitter and Facebook’s role in news
What sets Facebook’s creation apart form Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana is that “Moneypenny” will provide users with help and information from real people. Continue reading ‘Moneypenny’ could make Facebook a pretty penny