Brett King has posted some example of banks struggling to understand and respond to social media, with HSBC, Bank Of America and ANZ the culprits.
Barclays is aiming to take on Simon Cowell by running a Britain’s Got Talent / X-Factor style dance talent competition to find the nation’s best dance act (oh, and to promote its new look branches too).
The Financial Brand has posted 15 examples of guerilla marketing (not to be confused with gorilla marketing) by banks around the world.
The World Bank, an organisation which aims to financial and technical assistance to developing countries has opened up a vast amount of its data in the hope that it can be used to further their mission.
Online video viewing in the UK has risen by 37% over the last year, with a staggering 5.5 billion videos viewed online in the UK in February 2010 alone. Here’s an A-to-Z of online video sites.
The Guardian has a warning for GMail users about the dangers of having email diverted from their accounts using its filters function.
According to reports, some of Blippy’s beta testers had their credit card data exposed and this data was available for all to see in Google, for several months.
We mentioned Groupon’s $1billion valuation the other day, and eConsultancy has some more thoughts on that valuation and the whole group shopping explosion.
We’ve been keeping an eye out for finance related startups featured at this year’s TechCrunch Europe’s GeeknRolla event in London.
Tesco expects to be in a position to do by the end of the year, subject to approval by the Financial Services Authority.