Understanding Facebook for Online Communities

Facebook is great for cat pictures, baby announcements and looking through drunken photos of your friends (and the people you class as “Facebook friends only”) but what can it do for the changing face of online communities? The platform’s self-confessed mission is, “to give people the power to share and make the world more open … Continued

Understanding Twitter for Online Communities

Twitter works really well for building up your network and engaging like-minded users in conversation, but how does it all work? The platform’s self-confessed mission is, “To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers”. It is this mission that creates the communities on Twitter. How? #Hashtags! By using … Continued

Lostbox Opinion: The Power of Social Media [An Update]

First things first. Without social media, Lostbox wouldn’t exist. (Dramatic, but true). We have witnessed first-hand the power of social media, when each pet pooch, sentimental jewellery piece and child’s teddy bear is reunited. Social media holds a phenomenal power, with which to do great things. I’m always going to be fond of social media … Continued

The Power of Social Media

Social media is certainly a topic that divides opinion. It’s had its fair share of negative press, with some people regarding it as an amazing tool, whilst others worry about the impact it has on people’s lives. As Lostbox: ‘The UK’s largest online Lost and Found service’ – we cannot help but marvel at the huge power and … Continued

Lostbox Press Release

Lostbox – a brand-new lost and found service – launches this week to reunite owners with lost and found items across the UK. The service will be free of charge to anyone who has lost or found an item within the last 12 months and will make a very positive use of social media to extend its … Continued