Google has a new Social Network Called Shoelace

Google has a new Social Network Called Shoelace

When I heard the news that Google has a new Social Network Called Shoelace, I was very excited!  Obviously as working as a Social media manager and Community manager, I love community building and I love social networks, so I looked into it a bit more.  So, Google has something called Area 120, its a workshop working on Google’s experimental products.  And currently there is a small team there working on a new social networking app called Shoelace. You’d think they might have realised by now that they just don’t do well at social networks, well actually to be fair,  I […]

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22 Whatsapp Expert Tips and Sneaky Tricks

Whatsapp tips and tricks for group chats mainly but some of these will be applicable for normal chats too. Following the success of our last post about Whatsapp tips and tricks and everyone saying they wanted more I thought it was time to write another post.  There are so many tricks and so many versions but iOS and Android are mostly the same – just sometimes worded differently so I’ve tried to include some of the Android stuff.  On Whatsapp web just replace Tap for Click and of course, there is no holding down but there is an arrow there […]

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The top five hacked passwords and how not to get hacked

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ, and Department for Digital, Media and Sport (DCMS) carried out their first UK Cyber Survey – in which the findings were shocking. Its total proof that we have no idea about cybersecurity and how to protect ourselves online.  You just won’t believe the top five hacked passwords in the last year, it’s truly embarrassing. It seems that people really do need help with protecting themselves online. The results are from the top 100k hacked password list and survey taken of 1,350 UK residents aged 16+ was undertaken from 12 November […]

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An introduction to Biohacking for Entrepreneurs

We all want to be healthier, fitter and stronger?  It’s obsessive, it’s our new dopamine!   Many Entrepreneurs and small business owners I know are jumping on the bandwagon of getting up at 5 am to meditate or to go jogging with their smartwatches to check heart rates and calories consumed.  I love working with small businesses and entrepreneurs achieve their goals and if looking after themselves is going to be a part of that maybe these tips in my An introduction to Biohacking for Entrepreneurs will help us all. It’s no surprise that Biohacking has become more popular, especially with Entrepreneurs.  Entrepreneurs […]

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How to Download Your Flickr Photos Before Deletion in 3 days – Extension March 12th

Well, that went quick, it seems only yesterday we learned that Flickr had been sold – when it was actually almost a year ago.    Now we need to know How to Download Your Flickr Photos Before Deletion in 3 days! June 2010 was when I signed up for Flickr, it was the year I started my Social Media Management Journey.  I didn’t actually use Flickr that much. I didn’t abuse the fact that we could store so many images there, I forget what storage it started with but its now 2tbs but over time I have accrued over 3000 images. How to […]

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YouTube are Banning Prank and Challenge Videos

At Last YouTube are Banning Prank and Challenge Videos. I can’t believe its taken them so long,  YouTube‘s recent announcement seems to be in the wake of the Bird Box challenge.  The tide pod challenge wasn’t enough. YouTube said it had updated its policies to clearly state that challenges that have the potential to cause death or physical injury and have no place on YouTube.  So don’t panic everyone you will still be able to see the standard pranks and jokes but not if they are seriously dangerous. These challenges the kids are doing can be very dangerous, and us older more […]

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