22 October

Why Did Facebook Shut Down?

Earlier this month, billions of users were affected when Facebook and the platforms it owns, including WhatsApp and Instagram, were hit by an outage. We explain why this occurred and why it could well happen…

27 September

8 Digital Marketing Strategies for Restaurants

There’s no denying that people are thrilled to be eating out again at the moment so it’s important to take advantage of this. However, in a space where there’s a lot of competition, how can…

10 September

What is the UK's New Children's Digital Privacy Code?

New regulations concerning the handling of children’s data online have come into effect in the UK recently, after being proposed in the 2018 Data Protection Act. We explore what the new digital privacy code is…

13 August

The Problem with Social Media and 'Free Speech'

Free speech comes up often when we talk about social media, with some people talking about how it's a great place to express your thoughts or opinions, some believing that the so-called “free speech police”…

14 July

Is Facebook's Success Built on Copying Its Competitors?

Within the world of business, it is a common practice to recognise popular innovations and adapt them into your own business model. Competition is healthy in the marketplace, but where does the line between adaptation…

14 May

Why Did Facebook Block Signal’s Ad Campaign?

In a blog post released in May, messaging app Signal claimed that, after attempting to run a series of targeted Instagram ads highlighting how Facebook data can be used for advertising, Facebook blocked their ads.…

08 April

What is the Future of Music Streaming?

“Streaming isn’t a format: it’s a business model. But streaming is still only one business model, and a business model that in many ways is so constraining, that we really only have one set of…

26 March

Clash of the Titans: Governments vs. Big Tech

(Featured image credit: Quarts at Work)   The recent conflicts between Google and Facebook and the Australian Government regarding the instalment of the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code have highlighted the increasing tensions between…

21 October

The Curious Case of a President, a Nation State and an App

With the eyes of the world turning to the United States for the upcoming presidential election in November, we thought we’d take the time to delve into the story of how and why Donald Trump…