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Sunday , 29 May 2016

Talkwalker – A Unique Social Media Listening Tool

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been delving into a new tool – well new to me, called Talkwalker – A Unique Social Media Listening Tool.   With its multiple social data intelligence features Talkwalker  could be useful for not only Brands to listen to what people are saying about them or find out what their competitors are doing but also ... Read More »

How to get a custom URL for YouTube 2016

How to get a custom URL for YouTube

When setting up your social media accounts, one of the most important assets you can have for your business is your own custom URL or Vanity URL.  These URLs will have your brand name (user name) in them and will establish your brand presence and brand recognition, also custom URL’s are great for SEO. For instance https://www.facebook.com/techieminx/    https://twitter.com/techieminx They should, ... Read More »

Simple Music Player for People with Alzheimers

Simple Music Player for People with Alzheimers

My dad has suffered with memory problems for many years, and as a tech geek we have found it hard to find tech equipment easy enough to use to feed his tech addition – until he was diagnosed with Alzheimers I’d not thought to look on the Alzheimers Society website, and there we found this Simple Music Player for people ... Read More »

How to stop Whatsapp Automatically Saving Photos

How to stop Whatsapp Automatically Saving Photos

People are often finding themselves with no storage space on their iPhones because Whatsapp automatically saves all media sent to you (or to a group) in your iPhone, so one of the first questions Whatsapp users ask is… How to stop Whatsapp automatically saving photos to their phones Whatsapp is a very popular messaging app with over one billion users, ... Read More »

So, what is Musical.ly app

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This word Musical.ly is popping up all over the place lately – you might be thinking, what is musical.ly?  If you have teenagers you probably already know what musical.ly is.  Musical.ly has had exponential growth in the past 12 months, probably mostly amongst teenagers  and is one of the top 20 apps in the free iPhone app chart with already more ... Read More »

Beware – iPhone Apple ID text message scam

iPhone Apple ID text message scam

It seems that hackers are trying to get hold of your Apple ID via a phishing scam sent via text messaging – it appears there are two different types of text messages being sent out. Users on social networks are asking “Are these text messages real?”  The scam Apple messages look like they are from Apple themselves – they use ... Read More »

End-to-end encryption makes communication on WhatsApp finally private

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End-to-end encryption makes communication on WhatsApp finally private – Whatsapp today have stepped up their privacy game by adding end-to-end encryption – it was one factor that was leaving them behind in the communication race with many other apps such as Telegram and Skype already using this method of secure communication. What is end to end encryption (E2EE) Whatspp end-to-end encryption was ... Read More »

Who unfollowed me on Instagram

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Instagram made some changes to the desktop application today. You can click on the heart button to see who has liked and commented on your posts and you can reply right from there, which is pretty handy.  But what they still haven’t done is to add a followers button, like we have on the app.  Also, there is no way ... Read More »

The Free Windows 10 Desktop Screen Recorder

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I think most people by now should have upgraded to Windows 10 but many people still don’t realise that Windows 10 comes with its very own screen recording software.  This video capture tool was seemingly designed for recording Xbox games streamed on a PC but you can use it to record your own computer screen activity.  So, if you want a simple, ... Read More »

How to Sort out your Awful Facebook News Feed

How to Sort out your Facebook News Feed

Is your Facebook Feed full of selfies and baby pictures, when really you’d like to see more of a different subject or topic – maybe you like to see news reports or items about what’s new in the social media world.  I often hear people saying I have a load of rubbish in my facebook feed, so I wanted to ... Read More »

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