How To Live Stream On Social Media (And Why You Should)

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If you are active on social media, you will know that the future lies firmly in video. Or to be more precise, live streaming video. But the very idea of live streaming video is enough to traumatize a lot of people into lifelong therapy. What if you do something wrong? If you are one of […]

Best Tools To Improve The Instagram User Experience

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Instagram is fast becoming the number one social media destination (even surpassing Facebook, which is ironic since Facebook owns Instagram!). But one thing which is a real downer for Instagram is how unfriendly some aspects of the user experience are for people. What do I mean? Well for example, look at how the platform is […]

6 Beginner Tips For Making A Good First YouTube Video

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I can remember the very first time I made a YouTube video. I was extremely nervous and sweating like crazy. My nervousness made me stutter and by the end, I looked as if I had had one too many beers the night before. That video is now long deleted (thank God) but since then, I […]

How To Set Up a WhatsApp Group

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WhatsApp is quite possibly the biggest and most popular instant messaging app in the entire world. Used by everyone and their grandmother, its acquisition by Facebook has concerned many, but it has also given the messaging platform a serious injection of cash and improvement to its infrastructure. One of the things it is most used […]

How To Set Up Your First Facebook Advert (Part 1)

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In the olden days (pre-Internet), if you wanted to advertise something, you would stick an advert in the newspaper and hope somebody was interested. Or if you had the cash to splash about, maybe a billboard or a TV advert. But lots of people who saw your advert would not be interested in what you […]

Check Out Our Revamped Social Media Pages

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Normally spring-cleaning is done….well, in the spring. But lately, we have been giving the whole shop a bit of a dusting and clean out – in particular with our social media channels. Starting from today, you will now be notified on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn when we have published something. You can also do your […]

Mozilla’s ‘Common Voice’ – a Crowdsourced Database For Voice Recognition Improvement

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I get lots of compliments about my deep Scottish accent but when it comes to voice apps such as Siri and Alexa, my voice is a liability more than an asset. When Apple and Amazon were making their voice assistants, they didn’t seem to have a Scottish accent consultant on speed-dial. If voice recognition is […]

How To Write & Publish An eBook On a Budget

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In the pre-Internet days (“The Dark Ages”), if you wanted your book published, you would type out your manuscript, post copies to various publishers and hope they would deign to read it. If they did, you would then have to be excited at the thought of earning 5% royalties on every copy sold (if you […]

How To Track Someone Down Using Online Sources

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It used to be that if you wanted someone found, you would hire a private investigator and let them “work their sources”. Of course you can still do that but private investigators are expensive. If you are looking for someone, you can quite often find them on your own using the Internet. A lot of […]

What Reverse Image Search Is & How To Use It

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Imagine for a moment that you are looking at a photo online. This could be a social media photo or an online dating photo. Or perhaps a photo from a news story? Looking at it, something doesn’t quite add up and you are suspicious. How do you check to see if the image is real? […]