Quick cuts

Latest news stories and things you should know – in short (they’ve been well and truly covered by someone else already or don’t need a whole blog about them.)

Wednesday, 9th March 2011

Foursquare 3.0 has arrived
http://mashable.com/2011/03/08/foursquare-3/

Friday, 4th March 2011

Facebook rolls out new comments system
http://tcrn.ch/hBcyDC

Thursday, 3rd March 2011

Twitter 11.6 hours scam: don’t click on it! (the scam, not the below link)
http://mashable.com/2011/03/02/twitter-11-6-hours-scam/

Wednesday, 2nd March 2011

Augmented reality online shopping?
http://mashable.com/2011/03/02/online-shopping-apps/

Charlie le Mindu – Haute Coiffeure
http://www.swatchmtvplayground.com/gb/blog/post/313

Tuesday, 1st March 2011

Just because it’s weird: Baby Gaga breast milk ice cream banned
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12614673

Monday, 28th February 2011

Mashable: Facebook ‘like’ button takes over ‘share’ button
http://mashable.com/2011/02/27/facebook-like-button-takes-over-share-button-functionality/

Friday, 25th February 2011

Google streetview mashup: get chased by zombies in Streetmap! (via @adriaan_pelzer)
http://www.boingboing.net/2011/02/25/get-chased-by-zombie.html

John Galiano arrested in Paris
http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/daily/110225-john-galliano-arrested-in-paris-for.aspx

Friday afternoon timewaster – Where’s Randy Savage? (via @JoshuaFrankel)
http://wheresrandysavage.tumblr.com/

Justin Bieber: cuts hair & loses 80,000 twitter followers
http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/justin-bieber-cuts-hair-loses-80000-twitter-followers_b3638?c=rss

Super Mario bathroom
http://bit.ly/fqURWo

Thursday, 24th February 2011

The headline you thought you’d never see on the BBC:  Sexy monkeys wash with own urine
http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_9404000/9404757.stm

Thursday, 17th February 2011

2010 Music website heatmap – interesting stuff… (via @grrRAAK)
http://virtualmusic.tv/2011/02/2010-music-website-heat-map/

Cosmo gets a website makeover
http://www.prweek.com/uk/news/1055096/Media-Cosmopolitan-site-hits-right-buttons/

French Connection open Facebook store
http://www.nma.co.uk/news/cover-story-french-connection-and-dove-start-selling-on-facebook/3023215.article

My Wardrobe repositions with focus on content
http://www.nma.co.uk/news/my-wardrobe-repositions-with-focus-on-content/3023383.article

Friday, 4th February 2011

Kenneth Cole’s #Cairo tweet angers the internet
http://mashable.com/2011/02/03/kenneth-cole-egypt/

No, Robot: Japan’s elderly failr to welcome their robot overlords
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12347219

Friday, 28th January 2011

The Million Pound Drop Live is back on TV at 10pm tonight (UK) – I work on it so make sure you playalong!
http://www.channel4.com/drop

Is Facebook testing voice chat?
http://mashable.com/2011/01/26/facebook-voice-chat-2/

I wish I had time to write this up properly: Foursquare + Extreme Sports = Charity win
http://mashable.com/2011/01/27/xgames-foursquare-charity/

Mr Porter – men’s fashion destination from Net-A-Porter launches pre-launch website
http://www.mrporter.com/

Thursday, 27th January 2011

When Bollywood does sci-fi… (courtesy of @erhys)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svOlz2ei4Yk&feature=related

Vogue.com searches for the next street-style fashion photo blogger
http://www.vogue.co.uk/competitions/photo-blogger/shortlist.aspx

Spring 2011 Couture shows
http://www.elleuk.com/fashion/special-features/spring-2011-couture-shows

Happy first birthday iPad! [infographic]
http://mashable.com/2011/01/27/ipad-one-year-infographic/

Wednesday, 26th January 2011

So, i’ve been away working on set again the last few days – hence no posts. I’ll try to add some news updates over the next few days but please bear with me until normal service resumes! Until then:

Twitter Connections
http://mashable.com/2011/01/26/twitter-connections/

Hilary Alexander on Jean Paul Gaultier SS11
http://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/columns/hilary-alexander/TMG8284029/Paris-Haute-Couture-Jean-Paul-Gaultier-springsummer-2011.html

Thursday, 20th January 2011

Spring trends from Vogue.com
http://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/trends/

Everything you need to know about social networks [infographic]
http://wallblog.co.uk/2011/01/20/everything-almost-that-you-need-to-know-about-social-networks-infographics/

Facebook launches mobile app for non-smartphones
http://www.nma.co.uk/news/facebook-launches-mobile-app-for-non-smartphones/3022552.article

Wednesday, 19th January, 2011

Mashable: 10 more creative uses of the new facebook profile.
http://mashable.com/2010/12/24/more-new-facebook-profiles-pics/

Tumblr to sponsor 20+ fashion bloggers at new york fashion week.
http://mashable.com/2011/01/19/tumblr-new-york-fashion-week/

Tuesday 18th January, 2011

The complete history of the internet.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/interactive/2009/oct/23/internet-arpanet

Dress by chocolate – chocolate fashion: Salon du Chocolat fasion show.
http://dessertgirl.blogspot.com/2010/11/salon-du-chocolat-fashion-show.html

eBay auction to win ‘Banksy’s identity: bidding stands at just under $1m.
http://mashable.com/2011/01/17/banksy-identity-ebay/

Today (18th January), ASOS.com is offering free worldwide delivery on all orders.
http://www.asos.com/

How to make your shopping cart suck less – The Oatmeal.
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/shopping_cart

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