With the rise of ‘event TV’ like X Factor, Strictly Come Dancing and sporting events, more and more Brits are using social networks and instant messaging to chat to friends as the events unfold.
Swedish fashion giant H&M has launched its much anticipated transactional website this week, hoping to tap into the growing demand for clothes shopping online.
Young adult males factor prominently in the increase in Europeans accessing dating sites on their mobile phones, according to new research.
Covent Garden-based creative agency BPL has produced the first crowd sourced advert for Unilever’s Peperami brand.
Barclays in the UK, Deutsche Bank in Germany and French bank Credit Lyonnais are planning a move towards pan-European Internet banking said the report. Differences in regulations between countries are a stumbling block for banks that plan to offer cross-border services in Europe, but increased convergence is expected in the next few years.
Overall, 78,000 homes representing 216,000 people, or 13% of the population have access to the internet, and Quest analysts predict that up to 20% of households in Northern Ireland will be online next year. These findings place Northern Ireland alongside Ireland, France and Germany and ahead of Italy and Spain in terms of Internet penetration. … [Read more…]