Excessive use of the internet is very high among children in the UK with one in five admitting they have gone without food or sleep to stay online, according to a new survey.
The impact of social media on the British workplace has been documented by the UK’s largest network of regional job boards, MyJobGroup.
Best Buy has launched a Facebook shop for UK web users following on from the opening of its online store on November 4th.
Facebook has launched a next-generation online messaging service that gives the user a Facebook.com email addresses, in a move seen as a shot across the bow of Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft.
Google has given all of its 23,000 employees a pay hike, in a bid to stem defections to rival technology companies such as Facebook, according to a report.
AOL is testing a new version of its email system, dubbed ‘Project phoenix’, which aims to bring together a number of communication formats, including social media, texts and emails, into a one-stop media platform.
Facebook is now worth more than eBay in terms of privately held stock, making it the third- largest US internet business, and fueling speculation that the social network could sell shares to the public in the not-to-distant future.
As the explosion in digital communications continues to be blamed for the demise of legible handwriting in schools, a new online venture is using technology to revive the lost art handwriting.
Shopping through social media channels will take off in 2011, after a slow start characterised by cynicism from UK retailers, Ovum predicts.
UK Brands can analyse and track the search engine optimisation (SEO) and paid search strategies of their competitors thanks to the new UK version of the search analytics software service from Searchmetrics.