Building on the 2015 launch of its online learning programme Blueprint, Facebook has had over one million course enrolments from SMEs and agencies, prompting it to evolve the programme further with launch into educational establishments and more.
At the beginning of the year, dating app Tinder unveiled a new feature which enabled users to reveal their jobs – something it said had resulted in more matches to prospective partners. Six months later, it's used the feature to find out which jobs are right-swiped most often.
The pace of technological innovation and adoption seems to be accelerating faster and faster, and every year there are a lot of new apps and acronyms to familiarise ourselves with. This makes for exciting times for developers, consumers and end-users, but the quickening pace of obsolescence can be unnecessarily unforgiving.
Lights, camera, action! Straight away, you know where you are: a film set. The more you think about it, the more examples there are of environments specific to industries – from the wooden panelling and leather chairs of private banks to the sterility of the operating theatre, environment plays an important role.
Warner Brothers recently requested Google to remove the film studio's own website from search results, saying it violated copyright laws. This glaring error has sparked serious debates around automated software and internet censorship.
Chasing down clients who have yet to pay is one of the most unpleasant aspects of running a business. However, a talk with the founder of Delights by Cynthia and the MD of Steel City unveiled that, while most incidents are down to human error, there is a way to minimise them.