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Parental controls for online safety

With Christmas fast approaching, shiny new tablets, laptops and phones are being wrapped up and packed ready for Santa to deliver them to our increasingly tech-savvy children. But how prepared are we when it comes to protecting our children from online bullying, overexposure or inappropriate content? As a parent myself, keeping our girls safe as […]

Flubit

Before you buy it, Flubit

One of my new clients for 2013 is the increasingly popular market-driven company Flubit – you may well have heard of it, but if you haven’t, you definitely will in 2013. Here’s how it works…

Putting your hoof in it

It’s snow day and it’s Friday, so time for something light-hearted to end the week on. I loved the Tweet from Tesco this week telling followers it was about to “hit the hay” and it made me think about others that are a bit, well, close to the bone.

Networking

Twitter success for small businesses

One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson sends a Tweet of thanks to The Cake Store for delivering his girlfriend’s birthday cake, and now they are on the front of its website and the cake maker is “inundated with new customers”. But why are some smaller businesses put off from using social media?

Protecting children from online risks

Parents worry more about their children being contacted by strangers on the internet and seeing inappropriate content than drinking too much alcohol, according to new research out this week. But what is being done to protect children online?