We’re in a book! 2 FACE essays included in new social media “book of blogs”

First you read them here, now get them on your Kindle! Two essays from the FACE social team have been included in a new book collecting together smart thinking on how to do social media research from across the commercial and academic worlds. On 29 October, the blog NSMNSS (New Social Media, New Social Science) published […]

What makes a “copycat” brand original?  

Since our last post about Xiaomi’s innovation approach in China , the mobile phone manufacturer has come under the spotlight once again – but this time the sentiment is not positive. After the launch of the Mi4, Xiaomi has sparked criticism that it is nothing but a copycat of Apple. Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun, wearing a […]

Rethinking Disruption

Truly disruptive products and services are simplifiers at the core, but getting there is far from simple. Marc Geffen on the history of a buzzword – and how to use research to make disruptive change really happen.

Andrew Ho at Spikes Asia: The problem with how you get your insight

A couple of weeks ago our MD Asia, Andrew Ho, travelled to Singapore for Spikes Asia, where he attracted a full house with his talk: “The problem isn’t your creative… it’s how you get your insight”. “We look for insight to inspire great creative, so why don’t we hunt for insight in more creative ways? […]

Watch our webinar: How Social Media Predicts Ticket Sales

Thanks to everyone who joined me last Thursday for my webinar on How Social Media Predicts Concert Ticket Sales. With over 50 attendees we had a great global audience and some really good questions at the end. In this blog post, get the link to download the full webinar with audio – or read the slides here.