Category Archives: Social Media

How To Survive Meeting Hell

Meetings…we have to ask why? It seems to be that when nobody wants to make a decision, or they do, but they want cover in case it goes wrong…they have a meeting. The more significant the decision the large and … Continue reading

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Time to protect the protectors

Two Microsoft employees are suing the company claiming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) caused by having to view and moderate (remove) extreme content. The two employees, (Henry Soto and Greg Blauert) worked in the blandly titled “online safety team” at … Continue reading

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Drive Like Death

Recent media reports have highlighted the extent of use of mobile phones while driving – as if we needed news items to tell us this. If you are driving (and actually driving) you can easily spot the vehicles in front … Continue reading

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Google Scale Fail

Like a great many UK businesses we spend money on Google Adwords, in fact I can’t think of many instances where as a business you would not be doing this, particularly if you are a consumer-focussed. Our other business, (not … Continue reading

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Schremming Your Data

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case of Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner has ruled that the current principle of Safe Harbour for the personal data of Europeans is invalid because adequate safeguards are not in place … Continue reading

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Don’t mess with Strictly

So if you read the papers and watch TV you can’t help but notice the consistent fire being aimed at all things BBC. Obviously the current government feel aggrieved at the general election coverage they received, repeatedly citing “BBC bias”. … Continue reading

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The Right To Be Forgotten

The European Court of Justice has ruled that a Spanish man could ask Google to remove a link to a property auction, where the man was forced to sell a property due to debts. The reason for the link does … Continue reading

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Comments & Less Than Social Media

The recent news that Popular Science is shutting down their online comments is a timely reminder that some aspects of social media are far from civil. Removing the ability to comment is a drastic move, but if the majority of comments are … Continue reading

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