Category: Blog

Twitter Set to Remove and Archive Inactive Accounts

Elon Musk has announced that Twitter plan to remove accounts left dormant for years as he says it’s important to free up abandoned handles. The move has been criticised online, as people feared losing access to accounts of relatives who had died. Musk hinted this may be avoided, as old accounts would be archived rather… Read more »

AI Investigated as Domination Fears Lead to Review

The UK is set to review the artificial intelligence AI market to make sure its benefits are available for everyone and that no single firm will dominate. The investigation by a competition watchdog will look at the software behind chatbots. The industry is facing scrutiny over the pace at which it is developing technology to… Read more »

Coronation will leave a £128m Hole in UK Online Spending

A recent Adobe report showed that the Coronation of King Charles III is set to leave a £128m hole in UK online spending, a fall of 26.6 per cent online spend compared with the same weekend period in 2022. The forecast is based on the Adobe Digital Economy Index (DEI), which uses Adobe Analytics to analyse tens… Read more »

All Users Asked to Change their User Names on Discord

Discord the online chat service, which allows people to create and join groups based on their Hobbies and interests. Have a new system in place requiring all users to change their usernames over the next few week to a unique username following an “@” symbol, bringing it in line with Twitter, Instagram and other platforms… Read more »

Covid restrictions hit Foxconn iPhone maker

Apple supplier Foxconn have said its revenue in November is down 11% compared to the same month in 2021, following unrest at the world’s largest iPhone factory.  It says the drop is a result of its plant in Zhengzhou, China being affected by coronavirus restrictions. Compared to October its revenue was 29% down, despite making… Read more »

Text messages reach the ripe old age of 30

The text message is celebrating its 30th birthday – the first was sent to a mobile phone by a Vodafone engineer in Berkshire in the UK on 3 December 1992. It was sent in order to test out the tech, and read “Merry Christmas”. Neil Papworth sent it to one of the firm’s bosses, Richard… Read more »

Metaverse store launch for Dr. Barbara Sturm

Dr Barbara Sturm the aesthetics skin doctor and founder and CEO of Molecular Cosmetics, has launched a 3D virtual store for her skincare collection. Created by Emperia, the store is designed to offer a high-touch, luxury service in a unique digital environment where customers and clients can both interact with products directly. The metaverse store… Read more »

UK Digital Excellence Awards – Setting the benchmark in Digital!

The UK Digital Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding digital websites, campaigns, tools, and teams from across the country. The awards are not about the size of your campaign or agency they simply recognise and celebrate stand out innovation and creativity. The accolades are awarded for creative thinking in the production of websites; innovative use of data and technical… Read more »

FTX Bitcoin hits two-year low

The price of Bitcoin has met a two-year low after the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange pulled out of a deal to rescue its smaller rival. The price of other digital coins also fell after Binance scrapped its deal to buy FTX, citing due diligence concerns. It has left customers unable to make withdrawals from the… Read more »

Uk Twitter Staff get deadline over cuts consultation

Twitter staff in the UK who face losing their jobs have been given three days to elect someone to represent them in a formal consultation about their employment. Under UK employment law a consultation has to be carried out before redundancies can be made. An email seen by the BBC from Twitter’s European HR department… Read more »