Dating meets renting with Faceroom.co.uk?
by Steve Shipside
in Real Estate
26 Jul 2012Londoners looking for flatmates can now browse candidates by their pictures with the newly launched Faceroom.co.uk. Faceroom is a free service currently for London only and available in five languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian), since it clearly targets the student and migrant worker sectors trying to find accommodation in
Steve Shipside has been a technology and business journalist since 1990. He has written for numerous daily newspapers (Guardian, Times, Telegraph etc.), websites (including the BBC), and TV (he was a presenter for the Blue Chip business program on Sky TV). Over the years he has written just about everything from celebrity chef interviews for Healthy Eating magazine to Spice Girls profiles for French fashion magazine Citizen K. His specialty, however, is communications and marketing, which is a subject that he covered extensively for Wired as well as trade titles Campaign, Ads International, and Revolution. He has also published books on e-marketing (Capstone), presentations (Dorling Kindersley), communicating effectively (DK), and CVs (Dummies guides). He is based in Paris and London and writes news, features, and analysis on the U.K. and French markets for the AIM Group, as well as training French newspaper journalists in the dark arts of social media.