Ford introduces Meople.Connector, voice activated social media app for in-car

Remember when car makers were just concerned with issues like Torque, Horse Power and MPG? Those days are long gone. Ford, one of the pioneers in the connected car market, is announcing a new voice activated app for in-car, specifically for social media users. Called somewhat oddly Meople.Connector, it will allow the driver or passengers…

Stephen Fry ‘hounded off’ Instagram, blames the newspapers. Katie Hopkins suggests Milliband should ‘gas his wife’. Nice.

Stephen Fry has quit social media site Instagram, telling his fans he was “hounded off” it by the press. The comedian and actor, who has a huge following on social media with 92,000 Instagram followers, said: “Newspapers, as ever, suck all the joy out of everything. Closing down. It was, briefly, fun. Bye.” In his description…

Could Twitter cause a recession? The Bank of England turn to social media monitoring.

The Bank of England's chief economist has announced that the bank will be monitoring social networks, to better understand the state of the economy. According to Sky News, Andy Haldane has been tasked with using "unconventional sources" of data to make economic predications. The thinking is that by monitoring, say, how many people are searching…