Blog Archive: October 2016

01
Nov

Native Live Video Coming to LinkedIn

LinkedIn - Stop it, you’re spoiling us! Not only has the professional network recently updated users profiles so that they can streamline their newsfeed with only the content they want to see -…

31
Oct

LinkedIn FINALLY Trying To Streamline Newsfeed

Good users of LinkedIn, rejoice; the professional network has taken steps to FINALLY fix the spam-filled newsfeed.  The company said, “Your LinkedIn feed is a valuable tool in your arsenal…

28
Oct

Instagram's New Feature is Looking Out for Your Mental Health

Social media is often criticised, whether it be Twitter for facilitating bullying or Facebook for enabling people to share inane updates about their lives. Much of the time, people use social media to…

27
Oct

Twitter Cuts Staff in Fresh Attempt to Attract Buyer

More trouble at Twitter. Eight percent (350 employees) have been laid off. The cuts were announced alongside the company’s Q3 earnings which, in the first bit of good news for the social network, exceeded…

26
Oct

Let's Talk About Facebook Video

Way back, in 2014, Mark Zuckerberg predicted, “Going forward, a lot of content that people share will be video. It’s just very compelling.” The guy knew his stuff. Facebook has quickly…

24
Oct

Microsoft Tried To Buy Facebook Way Back

Not long ago, Microsoft made quite the splash in the social-networking world by buying out LinkedIn for a cool $26 billion. Well it turns out, unsurprisingly, that this wasn’t the tech giant's…

21
Oct

Celebrating a Successful Pendleside Hospice Corporate Challenge

After 4 months of hard-work, Thursday 20th October was the night to celebrate the incredible fundraising efforts for Pendleside Hospice's first Corporate Challenge. As you might know from our original…

19
Oct

Everytime Google Let Us Down Spectacularly

A long, long time ago, way back in 1998, Google was nothing more than the brain child of Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They even tried to sell it off not long after for just $1m. Fortunately for them, the…

19
Oct

What is Facebook Messenger Day?

Another week, another new feature for Facebook. The new feature, called ‘Messenger Day’, is a simple social storytelling device that makes it easy to create and share longer form content within…

18
Oct

Google Launches Fact Check

Google has launched a new feature which will "shine a light on its efforts to divide fact from fiction". ‘Fact check’ will add a label next to news stories in search results. Google…

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