Facebook Messenger unveils two augmented reality games for video chat

Due to go live on Facebook Messenger today (August 8th, 2018) are two new video games using AR filter technology to allow users to challenge their friends at the same time as catching up with them on video chat. The multiplayer video chat AR games allow you to play with up to six people at a…

Why Does Your Furniture Business Exist?

Chances are, the title of this story gave you a bit of a chuckle. After all, there is an obvious answer to the question; why does your furniture business exist? If you’re like most people, your immediate response is something along the lines of  “to make a profit so I can support my family and…

Parents slam video sharing sites for inappropriate content

Half of parents in the UK have criticised video sharing platforms, including Snapchat and Youtube, for failing to prevent children from accessing distressing, violent or adult-only content.  A survey of 1,500 UK parents, conducted by AgeChecked, found that 58% of parents believe that video sharing sites and apps aren’t doing enough to keep young people safe.…

Safe dating: Top ten tips to avoid ‘catfishing’ this Valentine’s Day

Digital identity phishing has hit the  again this month. Particularly in the online dating sphere, with increasingly frightening and bizarre tales of ‘catfishing’ - where women are finding out their online dates are very far from who they claim to be. Here we give our top 10 tips on safer dating this Valentine's Day. 1.…

Don’t ask your parents, just ask Google for careers advice!

New research reveals that teenagers are most likely to turn to Google (52%) for career inspiration, ahead of their parents (41%) and teachers (37%) The research, carried out by the Royal Academy of Engineering, explores the relationship between teens aged 13 to 18 and their parents when thinking about the future, and found that search…

4 benefits of having pets in the office this #BringYourDogToWorkDay

Today (Friday 23rd June 2017) marks national Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Obviously if you work as a bus driver or in a hospital that might not be particularly practical. But for a lot of office workers taking a dog into work can add to the positivity and productivity of your workplace. Personally I've always…