Category Social media

Twitter follows in Facebook’s footsteps with new plans for social e-commerce

Twitter is preparing to integrate micro-payments on its platform, which will in turn present new e-commerce opportunities for brands. Twitter is testing a ‘buy’ button, which will be located within tweets and will allow users to click on it to purchase the advertised product. Twitter’s move comes hot on the heels of Facebook’s ecommerce strategy,

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Digital trends round-up August 2014

Each month we bring you the FreshMinds Digital Business Update – a summary of innovations, new technologies and the latest digital trends to help you navigate today’s fast-paced, tech-enabled world. This month we’re looking at the Co-op’s tech-enabled trolleys, Facebook’s  ‘Buy’ button, easyJet’s iBeacon trial and Westpac’s plans for an augmented reality banking app. Co-op seeks customer feedback through tech-enabled

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How digital technologies can transform education in India

eLearning is one of the largest growth areas in the global education market and is estimated to reach $169 billion by 2018, according to research by the Global Industry Analysts. A significant part of this growth is the rise of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which have expanded opportunities to access high quality education regardless of

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