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A Blues soundtrack plays in a purple-lit room, while a cat wearing a moustache takes up residence in the screen in front of me – which can only mean one thing: it’s Digital Shoreditch. Men and women circulate Shoreditch Town Hall with their heads down, engrossed in their phones as they seek out the next… Read more »

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It’s Friday; work’s out for the next two days so let’s kick start the weekend in the best way possible – by getting social in our favourite bars. We’re taking you on a whistle-stop tour of Manchester’s best bars. Sound good? Here’s where you’ll find us on a Friday night… 1. Wave Bar – Portland… Read more »

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So now that the election is over (with the Conservatives winning the majority of seats) we’ve taken a look back at the campaign techniques the parties used to gain as much exposure and as many votes as possible – it seems they did their marketing research too. Gone are the days when putting up posters… Read more »

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As more and more people rely on their phones for online pursuits, it was inevitable that Google would soon release an updated algorithm that would be mobile focused. Cue ‘Mobilegeddon’. Or maybe not – because the new mobile algorithm hasn’t yet been as revolutionary as everyone first predicted. That could be due to a number… Read more »

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The seemingly interminable row between the European Union and Google has reared its head once more, after the US search giant was yet again accused of monopolistic and anti-competitive conduct. It was revealed last Wednesday that the EU’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager had filed a complaint over Google’s promotion of its own shopping links in… Read more »

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If you know anything about search, then you’ll no doubt be intimately familiar with Brighton SEO. Within the space of a few years, this search conference has firmly established itself as one of the must-attend events in SEO – and last week (April 9th and 10th), search aficionados from all over the UK and beyond… Read more »

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  You’ve probably seen the headlines about Rory Cullinan recently. The RBS chairman – one of the highest earning bankers in the UK – is leaving his position just weeks after Snapchats his daughter posted on Instagram were published in The Sun newspaper. With the premise of the image sharing app being that the sender’s… Read more »

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Remember that time Google introduced Gmail Paper? How about when the BBC reported that Big Ben (sorry – Elizabeth Tower) was to have its clock hands removed and be replaced with a digital screen? If you believed either of these claims, then congratulations/commiserations – you just fell victim to April Fools’ Day. And this year… Read more »

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The UK is set to become the first country where digital media account for half of all expenditure on advertising, according to a recent study from market researcher eMarketer. Published last week, eMarketer’s report estimates that UK firms will spend fractionally more than £16.2bn on spreading the word to consumers – via print media, broadcast… Read more »

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After a protracted debate, Google has finally confirmed that it is to introduce tighter quality control checks for Android apps. The tech giant’s light-touch attitude to Android apps has earned it much criticism in recent years, and now it seems that the critics in the blogosphere and the media have finally forced some meaningful concessions…. Read more »