Archive for February, 2011


TV and social media embrace

You may have noticed more and more television shows plugging their Twitter accounts or Facebook pages in recent months? It seems the TV executives have finally acknowledged that social media...


Google’s moderating revealed

While Google remains one of the most sophisticated ‘automated’ search engines around it still has a crack commando team of human experts checking content is suitable and meets its guidelines...



Just when you had got to grips with SEO

Google go and change the rules… Or rather, they re-interpret the rules. This article shows an interesting move by Google to fiddle with site titles. It appears that no matter...


Whatever next?

This blogger has been online for too many years to mention and one of my earliest ‘jobs’ was reviewing new websites submitted to a then leading search engine – oh...


Paying for content? You will be

We’ve written before about the move by some providers to charge for content and suggested that before too long it will become the norm. This week that scenario came another...


It’s called gamification

  Tesco do it, QR codes are perfect for it, FourSquare added another dimension to it, and it’s currently the buzzword amongst marketing and IT geeks worldwide. Gamification is all-about...


Old Skool hack attacks

Last week we blogged about how the latest technology was still vulnerable to security attacks and this week it appears that too many are forgetting traditional threats are still around....


Smart Phones need smarter security

As more and more and of us live our lives via our smartphones, the more appealing those phones become to thieves and criminals. News now reaches us of two security...