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How Social Media Can Help You Hire

30.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

Proving that Facebook is useful for more than just stalking and showing off, Hard Rock café recently hired an entire pool of new employees through the social media site. And, as social media becomes more prolific, it can be a…

HAVE YOU HERD ABOUT THE NEW FESTIVAL WIFI?

25.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

Mo(oo)ve over 3G – this year’s festival WiFi is a completely new animal! We may not be getting sunshine this Glasto but we will have the capacity to send our pictures into the world, fast (the next best thing, some…

Prepare To Get Emojional

18.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

Emoji may have most of the basic emotions and situations covered (for example, I can recreate Les Mis entirely with them) but apparently that’s still just not enough emoji. If you’ve been having problems making your feelings clear with the…

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,…

The Secret Lives of Selfies

16.4.2014 by Jenn Granger

On Sunday Instagram went down, causing widespread panic and an outbreak of un-filtered brunch pics and selfies. And while it may seem trivial from a business perspectivce, a closer look at selfies may well find us staring into the beady…

Another Day, Another Example of How Not to Tweet

14.4.2014 by Jenn Granger

It’s easy to put something out on social media and forget exactly how far reaching your actions can be. But yesterday one girl had an extreme reminder that there’s a time and a place for inappropriate jokes, and Twitter definitely…

Is the Internet Stealing your Productivity?

25.3.2014 by Jenn Granger

As it turns out, the internet is bad for productivity. This probably doesn’t come as much of a shock to anyone; we’re all familiar with the desire to check our emails constantly because we’re very important, even though we’re meant…

Fridays at UKFast – 21st March

21.3.2014 by Jenn Granger

We love webhosting, and we don’t think that’s bad ‘coz we want our customers happy, not sad. We deal in data, in servers, in SAN - if your site goes down, we’ll be on han(d). So we’ll keep your website…