Since its inception in 2011 (yes, it really was that long ago), little has been known about Google’s social network , ‘social layer’. Brands, businesses and individuals alike have been unsure of the value of the product, and … Read more
Fred Wilson, an influential venture capitalist sparked controversy recently by announcing that the “social media phase of the Internet ended” in 2014. Now, before everyone frantically fires up Facebook or Twitter – they … Read more
Once again another Google product has bitten the dust, but this time it was one that many people actually used and found to be valuable.
Yesterday (Thursday 28 August) Google's John Mueller announced in a Google+ post that it was removing all … Read more
At the end of last year, we published a blog post titled ‘ 18 Digital Marketing Trends for 2014 You May Not Have Heard About ’, where several of us from across the business were asked to give our thoughts on which areas of digital marketing … Read more
Google is now displaying a richer hashtag experience in its UK search results.
As seen in the screenshot below, when you search for a hashtag on Google.co.uk, we have noticed that relevant Google+ results are now showing up to the right of the … Read more
Over the last few months Fresh Egg’s social media team has been looking at the way Google uses its Authorship markup (rel=author), and attempting to find out what the search engine allows and forbids when it comes to social annotations. You may … Read more
This week has been abuzz with updates as Google+ and Twitter roll out and test a whole host of new features. It has also been a busy week for rapper Jay Z, who caused a stir distributing his new album socially which spawned the already infamous … Read more
The Fresh Egg social media team has been testing a number of features surrounding Google authorship recently. This has included looking at rel=publisher, Google enhanced listings and avatar image settings (look out for further blog posts on these … Read more
This week’s top social stories are again dominated by Facebook as Zuck continues on his journey to world domination. There’s a bit of Google+ thrown in and some lewd tweets for good measure. Paris Brown steps down as youth PCC The latest reminder … Read more
Google+ launches app update Google+ updated its iOS and Android apps on Monday 25 March with a new design similar to the desktop layout as well as photo editing and filters exclusively for iOS. The photo enhancements are from iOS app, Snapseed, … Read more