TikTok helps to shape music industry, claims Uswitch study

A new study by price comparison site Uswitch has revealed how the influence of TikTok sounds is changing the music industry. TikTok has become one of the world's most downloaded apps with around 689 million monthly users and claims anyone can go viral due to its unique algorithm and “for you page”. Using popular TikTok sounds, Uswitch was able to monitor…

Top 5 TikTok Workout Trends – should you embrace or avoid?

There are plenty of workout trends and challenges circulating at the moment, many of which are being widely shared on social media site TikTok. You may have even come across some of these viral challenges yourself. However, recent research found that 1 in 4 TikTok fitness influencers are giving the wrong advice. As there seems…

1 in 4 TikTok fitness influencers giving wrong advice

New research has been released that reveals that one in four fitness influencers on TikTok are giving incorrect workout advice, despite increasing demand for useful 'FitTok' content during lockdown.   Money.co.uk worked with qualified personal trainer, Maiken Brustad, to analyse hours of fitness content on the video-sharing app and grade them based on the techniques…

7 Tech Leaders give their predictions for 2021

Image: Tech leader Anna Brailsford, CEO, Code First Girls. Courtesy of WeAreTechWomen.  The digital age is upon us - 2020 threw up some unexpected challenges for a wealth of different industries but tech has remained crucial not only to their very survival but their continual thriving. In a year that could…

5 tips to keep mobile data safe from hackers on Black Friday 

New research reveals that nearly half (49%) of UK adults have not installed or didn't know their mobile phone has security software. So keeping personal data safe from hackers has never been more important.  In the wrong hands, stolen data can be used by hackers for illegal activity such as applying for loans or credit cards under…

EE Mobile report shows rise of data use in suburbs during lockdown

EE has released its Mobile Network data report from February to May 2020, tracking the changing trends and habits of the UK’s most used apps and services throughout lockdown. What it found was that in the UK, EE’s network saw a 45% increase in traffic for Apps used primarily to communicate - including WhatsApp, Houseparty,…