Neat graph, huh? Browsers usage data gathered from http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp. So why have I made this? Well, I feel like a mini-rant. Let me explain… Last weekend I went home to visit my folks for a wedding and as we loaded up the address of where to find the venue, I was horrified to see that […]… Read Article
Just under 2 years ago, Lakestar Media made the move from Manchester city centre to Old Trafford, and now, we’re back! We’ve now taken up residence on the 18th floor of City Tower in Piccadilly Plaza and we couldn’t be happier. With ample space for expansion, a more functional working environment, ideal meeting rooms, an […]… Read Article
It’s official! Lakestar Media have been acquired by McCann Worldgroup in a move that will benefit all within both businesses. Our digital marketing agency really is moving up in the world and we can see nothing but great opportunities for the future. Speaking about the acquisition, our Chief Executive Officer Neil McKay has said, “This […]… Read Article
Everyone who’s anyone will have acknowledged the immense power that Google holds in the World Wide Web and the influence that it has, with many airing concerns that it manipulates results in order to push its other services and products. Evidence to this effect can even be seen in a previous Lakestar blog post. And […]… Read Article
It might seem like an everyday part of life now, but I’m sure that everyone reading this will remember a time before the internet – a time clouded by radio times, Ceefax, VHS and… Encyclopaedias! However, ever since the internet became widely available to the public and we were introduced to the melodic tones of […]… Read Article
I’m sure anyone who’s anyone (who watched Britain’s Got Talent) will have seen the amazing ‘Strictly Wheels’ act at the end of the show, complete with a standing ovation, a few tears in the audience and a rapturous applause. It was an act that started out slowly and delicately but with the music kicking in, […]… Read Article
Billion dollar Facebook deal shows increasing promise in digital property and apps, but not everyone is happy…   Instagram goes mainstream; hipsters angered; and app designers simultaneously slap their foreheads whilst muttering “Why didn’t I think of that?” But, what exactly does this mean?   As I’m sure you’ve heard (because social media is pretty […]… Read Article
April Fools has always been a time for the internet to burst with creativity whether it’s YouTube travelling through time or deadly butterfly attacks, and 2012 was no different. Google has a strong reputation of making the most of April Fools and they did not disappoint this year. Let’s start with one of my favourite […]… Read Article
In just a few decades, the internet has dramatically changed our way of life, the way we learn, work, shop, play and communicate. It might feel like a magical cyber-wonderland where you can go about your merry way; however, there is a darker side… (or so many internet commentators would have you believe)   Google’s […]… Read Article
By Steven Connor Pac-Man is celebrating its 30th birthday today and it seems Google is getting involved with the fun, by offering a Friday afternoon treat to office workers everywhere. The search giant has created a playable logo for its homepage as a unique way of keeping users on the site, and allowing them to […]… Read Article