Month: September 2013

Facebook Graph Search Update

Published 6 years ago September 30th, 2013

Starting Monday, Facebook is bringing in an enhanced search feature into the graph search on its social media site. This will not effect all users, but will be gradually brought in over time. The update allows for a topic or comment to be discovered focused on the content that you are interested in. Examples include…

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Farm & Plant eCommerce Site Launch

Published 6 years ago September 25th, 2013

We are delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Farm & Plant eCommerce website. This project involved every department with AGENT Digital – including the Graphic, Development, Marketing & eCommerce Departments. The new website allows the general public to post Farming and Plant equipment that they would like to sell on the website,…

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Viral: LG Ultra HD TV Prank

Published 6 years ago September 20th, 2013

LG launched this YouTube video on September 2nd 2013 and it has already amassed almost seven and a half million hits on the video sharing website. The aim of the video is to showcase LG’s Ultra HD technology. The concept is simple. LG have set up an interview situation for some unsuspecting interviewee’s. What they don’t realize is…

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Paypal to launch “hands free” Beacon

Published 6 years ago September 19th, 2013

Paypal has unveiled Paypal Beacon, a plug-in device for merchants that will detect when shoppers running Paypal’s new mobile app enter a store. Beacon uses Bluetooth Low Energy technology to enable a transaction to take place without GPS being turned on and even without a phone signal being present. Consumers will have full control of…

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Instagram tops 150 million users

Published 6 years ago September 18th, 2013

Photo-sharing App Instagram has announced on its blog that their following has reached over 150 million users. According to Instagram they have actually added 50 million users in the last 6 months. The blog post also said that over 60 percent of Instagram’s user base comes from outside the United States. However even with a…

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EBay buys

Published 6 years ago September 17th, 2013

EBay has announced that it has acquired Decide is a Seattle based price forecasting start-up that uses predictive analytics to help consumers decide whether they should buy a product now or wait for the price to drop. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but according to tech website AllThingsD, EBay will absorb the…

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Yahoo boasts 800 million users

Published 6 years ago September 16th, 2013

Speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer spoke of how the Internet Company now has about 800 million monthly worldwide users. That is a 20 per cent increase since Mayer was lured from Google 15 months ago. Mayer also confirmed that those figures don’t include the internet…

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Video : Google celebrate 10 years in Ireland!

Published 6 years ago September 13th, 2013

Google have marked their 10 year anniversary in Ireland with this YouTube video. The short piece highlights some of the things the Internet giants have seen, done and achieved during their time here.

Viral: Pepsi Test Drive

Published 6 years ago September 12th, 2013

This advert sees Pepsi link up with Jeff Gordon, an American professional stock car racing driver. A disguised Gordon enters a car dealership and takes an unsuspecting car salesman on the test drive of his life. The ad was released on YouTube on March 12 of this year. It is one of many new Pepsi…

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Usmanov sells Facebook shares for $528 million

Published 6 years ago September 11th, 2013

Russia’s richest man, Alisher Usmanov, has sold a large proportion of his remaining stake in Facebook after the social media giant saw a massive recovery in its share price this year., a company controlled by Usmanov, confirmed last Thursday that it had sold 14.2 million Facebook shares for $528 million dollars (£338 million pounds)….

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