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The humble Emoji - originating in Japan, Emojis became more commonplace in 2010. However, like most technology and social trends, Emojis are not without controversy.   Evolution of the Emoji   It didn't take long for Emojis to become subject to cultural and contextual interpretation. To some generations Emojis...

Google manages over 40,000 search queries every second. That works out at over 3.5 billion searches per day. Google is the most visited multi-platform web property in the world. (Source: Statista).   Where does the Doodle come in?   The Google Doodle is a temporary change of the logo...

The simple hashtag is used 125 million times a day on the social media platform Twitter, it was entered into the Oxford English Dictionary in 2014 and is believed to come from 14th Century Latin as an abbreviation for the pound weight "lb". In Digital...

The definition of a mobile application is a software, designed to run on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. Mobile applications frequently serve to provide users with similar services to those accessed via desktop computers. Depending on the product or service a...

Streaming giants Netflix have always been notoriously private regarding viewing figures and data gathered. However, they broke silence to shout about record numbers surrounding their newest film; Bird Box. ...

Back in the 1900s, futurists predicted an incredible boom in technology that would transform human lives for the better.  Alexander Graham Bell gave a speech in 1917 claiming that in the future we would be able to do "pretty much anything remotely." Now in the...

The internet is a constant in most people's lives. Day to day connectivity has become the norm for everything from listening to music to booking a table for diner, watching a movie to buying a gift. Time.com recently launched a list of the "most influential...

Instagram is a photo and video sharing social media networking service, launched in 2010. After Facebook and Youtube, Instagram has the highest number of monthly active users. So with over 95 million photos added to Instagram everyday - what are people crazy about? What are the...

In the Wizard of Oz the good witch wears white and the bad witch wears black. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) has similar good vs evil definitions. White hat SEO is the good, optimizing your website the correct way, following Google rules. The Black hat SEO...

There has been much talk of "Smart Homes" - the power to connect appliances and devices to each other to allow them to communicate with a user and each other. The end goal is to automate the whole home, from curtains to locks, security to washing...

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