16,844 people “Like” the Belfast Groupon fan page and has 622 Twitter followers, creating a massive daily audience for their special offers.
Foursquare is still struggling to establish itself in Northern Ireland, Belfast International Airport is one of the most popular NI locations on Foursquare with 589 people checked in already (1195 total check ins).
Crowdsourcing is tipped to become one of the biggest things to watch in coming years.
Crowdsourcing allows a user to submit a request, say for a logo design or even a car part. The whole community can then submit their entry or quote their price, then the user chooses who they want to use i.e best design or cheapest part etc.
A very well known Crowdsourcing website has been established for many years – Istock Photography.
Mobile devices such as the iPad cannot support flash, this leaves huge gaps in many websites.
Location based services will help
4G is a very exciting prospect and will be a massive milestone for technology. Experts say, 4G has the potential to give 100MBPS twice as fast as the quickest fibre optic broadband available in the UK.