Alexa metrics
Live Chat

Welcome to UKFast, do you have a question? Our hosting experts have the answers.

Chat Now
Sarah UKFast | Account Manager

The Forecast for Social Ads

12.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

Targeted ads aren’t exactly a new thing, but when social media teams up with the UK’s number one conversation point – the weather – you know it’s on. Twitter has teamed up with the Weather Company to bring us weather-targeted…

The Sound of Facebook Listening In

29.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

If – like me – your music collection is a mortifying mix of cheesy ‘90s pop and power ballads, you may want to look away; because Facebook is about to open its ears to what you’re listening to. And given their love…

Fridays at UKFast – 23rd May

23.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

Just when we were resigning ourselves to working full weeks again, another bank holiday comes around. Thank you May. Time to catch up on the companies that will protect your privacy, the new software that brings together Apple and Android,…

Snowden’s Silver Lining

19.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

We might think that massive tech corporations don’t really care about the rights of the lil guy (i.e. anyone who isn’t them). And particularly after Snowden, the issue of privacy and how easily the government can swipe our records is…

The Right to be Forgotten

14.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

We all have things online we’d rather the world couldn’t see. In my case, it’s pretty much every picture of me taken between about 1988 and 2014. But it looks like now Google might be giving a helping hand to…

Droning On

2.4.2014 by Jenn Granger

Drones might sound like they belong in a Star Wars film, or remind you of the noise your Shakespearean Lit professor made in lectures (trust me on that one), but they’ve been getting a lot of coverage recently; and it…

How to Protect Your Data Like a Pro

28.1.2014 by Jenn Granger

Some days of observance are pretty well known - for example, Remembrance Day, World Poetry day and International Talk like a Pirate Day (which maybe isn’t as famous but arguably should be). But there are also days that may not get as…

Facebook Facing Trouble

14.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

Is Facebook feeling the consequences of ignoring users privacy concerns? Yesterday, stories were rife across the internet about Facebook losing users in the US, UK, Canada, Norway and Russia. According to data gathered by the site Inside Facebook, in the…

Online Privacy: Has Facebook Changed our Expectations?

1.12.2010 by Stephen McNamara

Do we need to change our expectations about online privacy? Social Media has become such a prominent aspect of contemporary society and the issue of how our privacy is respected is a big concern to many people. Facebook in particular…

The Long Awaited PCI DSS Version 2.0 Arrives!

4.11.2010 by The Brigadier

PCI DSS version 2.0 has finally been published (to take over from version 1.2.1 completely by January 2012). Version 1.2.1 will not be fully retired until this point so there exists a suitably generous conversion period especially given the lack…