Social Media

Tech: Google Reader & Bloglovin’, and EU Cookie Directive Compliance

April 8, 2013 LLG Tech

Time for a little blog-keeping: You may have read that Google is closing Google Reader down on July 1st this year  *weeps*. Not only am I finding this incredibly frustrating, but I know that many of you read all your blogs   – and LLG – through an RSS feed in this way. There aren’t a [...]

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LLG Tech Fix: Quick Solution to Can’t edit WordPress.org Pages or Posts as Visual Editor not working after WP 3.5.1 Upgrade

January 31, 2013 Social Media

The most recent WordPress.org upgrade (3.5.1) for self-hosted sites came with a special little present: a bouquet of bugs.  I discovered this today when, to my horror, I realised that the Visual Editor – that’s the box where you type your copy & upload your images, wasn’t working. There is a reason why sensible people [...]

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LibertyLondonGirl.com’s Instagram (& the rest: Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook)

November 29, 2012 Social Media

(A Chevrolet on La Jolla beach, California two weeks ago.) Just a quick reminder that the LibertyLondonGirl digital platform keeps growing: There are Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest accounts now, as well as the two Flickr albums and YouTube channel. Instagram is a smartphone app that gives snapshots into my daily life, from interesting meals, things [...]

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The LLG Digital Platform: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest

August 13, 2012 Social Media

Just a quick reminder that the LibertyLondonGirl digital platform keeps growing: There are Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest accounts now, as well as the two Flickr albums and YouTube channel. (There is also an LLG Lyst, discoveredd, Formspring and Tumblr, but they are still in their infancy, whilst I decide in which direction to take [...]

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LLG Tech: Instagram launches on Android

April 6, 2012 LLG Tech

  My old East Village room mate Laurent sent this Tweet yesterday: “100.000 reviews on Instagram Android. In 48hours. That’s 34 reviews per minute. Wooosh….”  Instagram is, hands down, the most popular photo sharing app on the iPhone. In fact, it was the main reason I bought an iPhone…But I continually bemoaned the fact there wasn’t an [...]

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LLG Tech: Pinterest Updated. Watermarking & Copyright

March 4, 2012 Social Media

You may have noticed that I have started watermarking my photos on LLG. I used to look at other blogs that did this, and think, whoa, self-publicists ahoy! And then, of course, I got it. It’s all because of Pinterest. If your images are being re-pinned all over the internet, often without direct attribution, that’s [...]

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The Independent’s Guide to The Top 100 Tweeters

February 29, 2012 Social Media

A big thank you to The Independent, in association with Peer Index, for including me for the second year running in their annual Top 100 Tweeters, or as they describe it, “The Twitter 100: Britain’s titans of the Twittersphere…the guide to the UK’s most influential tweeters”. I’m kind of liking ‘titans of the Twittersphere’.  Sounds [...]

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LLG Social Media: What is Pinterest, & How to Use Pinterest, & How to Get an Invitation

February 27, 2012 Social Media

oh I do love Pinterest. And I am not alone: it’s one of the fastest growing social networks online in both the US & UK. (It currently drives more traffic than Google +, LinkedIn & Reddit combined to external websites.). Essentially it’s a place to ‘pin’ images you find on the web. You can then [...]

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LLG Wins Best Fashion Twitter Feed at Marie Claire Awards!

January 31, 2012 Social Media

I just wanted to say a massive thank you to all the lovely readers & followres who voted for me in Marie Claire UK’s inaugural Blog & Twitter Awards. That’s because I WON! Best Fashion Twitter feed! And congrats to my fellow shortlisted Tweet-epeople (& especially to The Online Stylist who was Highly Commended) Best [...]

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LLG Tech: Red Online Blogging Masterclass

January 26, 2012 Social Media

There is much love for the UK’s Red magazine here at LLG mission control. (And not just because I won Blogger of the Year at the 2011 Red Hot Women of the Year Awards.) So when they asked me if I’d like to host their live Red Chat Friday session, of course I said yes. [...]

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