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Mobile coupon users to rise by 30% in 2013 as apps hit social networks

The number of consumers receiving coupons via mobile devices is expected to rise by 30% next year to more than 500 million people, a new report from Juniper Research has found.

Hostels leading the technology revolution

The hostel industry has never been in a time of such rapid change. From low-tech dorms origins, it has re-invented itself as technological innovation trendsetter.

Britain's social media users are a voyeuristic bunch

According to a recent survey by first direct Britain's social media users are more voyeurs than active participants when it comes to social media.

Seat drops Mii and becomes global Twitter trend

Seat drops Mii and becomes global Twitter trend

When SEAT and Auto Trader teamed up to suspend a Mii from a crane 35 metres above Potters Fields Park in London’s South Bank, and promised to give it away to one lucky Twitter user, it was always going to attract interest.

Consumers are getting social with Merchant Gourmet for Christmas

Christmas would not be Christmas without Chestnuts, whether they are roasted over an open fire or enjoyed as the bases of some hearty homemade stuffing or stews.

Social media key for shoppers of video games, baby toys and mobile phones

A new global study into shopping behaviour, by brand activation agency Arc, has revealed that video games (and systems), baby toys and mobile phones are the three product categories where social media has the biggest influence.

HSBC offers young people chance to win exclusive music experience

HSBC is offering three young people the chance to win an exclusive music experience worth up to £10,000.

YouTube announces more than 60 new original channels

YouTube has announced more than 60 new, original channels coming to the platform from partners in Germany, France, the UK and the US.

Contiki launches innovative Roadtrip with 13 YouTube celebrities

One life, one shot, make it count - no regrets! Continuing with a year of innovative digital launches, Contiki Holidays youth travel brand for 18-35s, is setting off on the ultimate adventure and taking 13 of YouTube's most popular personalities with them to the most iconic destinations in Europe.

New wildlife destination tool for young ‘explorers’

New wildlife destination tool for young ‘explorers’

First Choice has launched a new interactive destination tool aimed at younger travellers and animal enthusiasts, focusing on wildlife around the world.

Bennetts launches dedicated social network for bikers

Bennetts, Bike Insurance Specialist, has launched the UK's first dedicated social network. ‘Bike Social' which can be found at bennetts.co.uk/BikeSocial will target the entire UK motorcycling community and encourage motorcyclists to produce their own rider-specific social networking profiles.

Tweet for Mii: Seat and Auto Trader in huge prize drop #winMiiwithAT

Tweet for Mii: Seat and Auto Trader in huge prize drop #winMiiwithAT

After less than one year on sale, SEAT can confirm that the Mii is being dropped…

#YOUDRIVE - A new approach for a new generation Mercedes-Benz

#YOUDRIVE - A new approach for a new generation Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz has created an advertising campaign to match the innovative and creative benchmark set by the new A-Class.

Cox and Lovejoy to be social media champions for Hotel GB

Cox and Lovejoy to be social media champions for Hotel GB

Sara Cox and Tim Lovejoy will champion rival teams via Twitter in an online battle of the sexes for new Channel 4 series Hotel GB.

Culture and Technology: Who’s In the Driving Seat?

The relationship between culture and technology is one of the longest debated and hotly contested in the modern research sphere.