As influencers and celebrities post, filter, and hashtag their way to fame and fortune, brands are working with them to reach and communicate with consumers. Influencer marketing on Instagram alone is now a massive $1 billion industry.
As the UK General Election results in a hung parliament, analysis by data science and media technology company, 4C Insights, revealed sentiment across social media towards the Conservative Party dipped to just 37% in the final days prior to the election.
Brands face an uphill battle to offer personalised services online, as new research reveals two thirds (67%) of UK consumers are concerned about how brands use their personal information, such as their name, email, location, and marital status.
New research has exposed how Britain’s university system is outdated and not fit for purpose, with 48% of graduates lacking skills to secure some of the country’s most sought after jobs within the tech and marketing industries.
Yesterday marked the world wide web’s 28th birthday. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of The Web Foundation, looks at how the web has evolved, and what we must do to ensure it fulfils his vision of an equalising platform that benefits all of humanity.