• Social Media
  • Facebook Rights Manager

    Facebook have introduced new technology which lets you claim videos as your own and automatically flag when it thinks someone has pinched your content to re-upload as their own. This is excellent news for those who have had their music or personal content pinched and re-shared, only to see their hard work result in massive […]

  • The Internet
  • Apple’s Open Letter

    I’m sure most of you’ve heard about this already, but just in case, Apple have made a very interesting and well-received stand against the FBI and American government who ordered them to build a backdoor into iOS devices. Good for them. This’ll be an interesting standoff though. Can a business just ignore the will of […]

  • Social Media
  • The drift of Google+

    The big question I get asked more often than others is “What about Google+? That’s gotta be a good bet, right? Google must like us using their stuff, yeah?” There’s been a bit of a “conscious uncoupling” of Google+ from other Google activity. This suggests they’re finally accepting that not everyone wants their email, search […]

  • Food
  • HS2 & Swillington Farm

    This Christmas we went all out and got a Goose from Swillington Organic Farm. It’s a great place which has built a strong community spirit, but is under threat from HS2. I’m not against HS2 by any means – it makes sense to me to build infrastructure (especially at a time of economic trouble) but […]

  • Uncategorized
  • #FakeFans

    Just watching the #FakeFans dispatches from last night. I feel bad for the likes of Peak District who’ve been hoodwinked into a “easy” way to get their numbers up. I guess the lesson is that real followings isn’t the sort of thing that’s gathered overnight, it’s earned through talking to your audience about what they […]