Five Links on Friday: We’re really bloomin’ busy

By Posted in - Five Links On Friday on August 12th, 2016 0 Comments

It’s Friday already?!

We’ve been so busy in the Pickle Jar office this week that time seems to be flying by. And it’s not just because we’ve been glued to the Olympics, we’ve got a number of really interesting projects on the go with deadlines looming.

So although we’ve got our heads down, we’ve still got time to share with you our favourite links from the week…

When designing a new interface, what language should be used to create the best user experience? John Saito discusses this on his Medium blog:

SHAMELESS PLUG. Ellie has written a brilliant round-up of how universities have been using social media to enhance the graduation experience for their students. It’s jam-packed with useful examples:

Whilst on the hunt for examples for our Clearing round-up (watch this space), we found this innovative idea from Salford Univeristy, who are using Tinder to engage with prospective students:

After a controversial piece in The Guardian, Emily Willingham fights back with this great post on why academics should be using social media:

And finally, Twitter will be opening Moments up brands, and eventually everyone, to create content to share with the Twittersphere:

That’s all for this week. If you’d like to add to our workload or just have a chat about your digital communications, drop up line.

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