This Week in Digital – 22nd October 2012

What’s happened in digital this week:

  • Newsweek announced plans to go all digital, ceasing an 80 year print run, this December.
  • Pheed launched as a pay per view version of Twitter, is has attracted some celebrity contributors and 350k users in less than 1 week.
  • It is set be a big week in technology with new devices from Microsoft, Apple and Google slated for launch.

What we have learned:

  • There will be 4.4bn camera phones by the end of 2012, including 1.2bn smartphones.
  • Dark Social is the hidden side of social from chat rooms to email that drives the majority of social traffic.
  • 19% of new Facebook fans come from a mobile device.

Cool stuff:

  • * Popcorn Maker is an amazing new technology that changes the way we view and interact with video online.
  • The ‘Internet of Things’ is revolutionizing lighting in our homes.
  • The Mobile Memories App from Carphone Warehouse allows you to relive memories through your old mobile phones.

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