Can you put a Price on dignity?

We all saw it coming; she had been quiet for too long. And this week, Katie Price proved that she’s either short of a few bob or the canniest businesswoman this side of Christmas when she teamed up with Snickers to front a campaign that’s been making headlines ever since. It ...

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Google’s new Privacy Policy and what it means for you

Earlier this week Google announced an upcoming change in their privacy policy, which consolidates the previous 70+ (yes, you read that right!) privacy policies across different Google-owned products into one, all-encompassing document. It's due to take effect on March 1st 2012, but why have they done it, and what does it ...

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Sign up to Google+…or else?

Working in the digital marketing industry, it can sometimes feel as if we are slaves to Google. We use it to judge the effectiveness of search engine optimisation (SEO) for our clients (although why everyone calls it SEO Lord only knows, we should just call it Google Optimisation and be ...

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Is your vanity taking over Facebook?

A story published by The Telegraph (and numerous other news sites) has revealed that Facebook users are deliberately reporting pictures as ‘offensive’ - simply because they don’t like how they look. The study, conducted by technology site All Things D, has revealed that the majority of pictures that were flagged ...

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Social New Year Resolutions

It's a new year, and, if you're anything like the Further team, you're looking for a method to streamline your ways of working online whilst avoiding getting bogged down in the nitty-gritty (yes, we are talking about perusing the photos from the NYE party you attended.) So, in the spirit ...

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We wished you a Tacky Christmas…And you obliged!

The hunt to find the world’s tackiest Christmas decorations is over and it’s official (although hardly surprising)…the offending item can be found in the good ol’ US of A. Receiving a massive 71 votes and taking home the spoils, a scary-looking festive troll has been crowned the winner of Further’s Tacky ...

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Social media in 2012 – where is it headed?

2011 was certainly an eventful year for social media. Facebook continued to grow and add new features, Twitter announced it had over 100 million users, while Google jumped on the bandwagon with the launch of Google+. As such more and more businesses ‘got social’ and used it to increase their ...

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Where Mark Davidson went wrong…

The first I heard of Mark Davidson was when his name began trending on Twitter in September this year. After a relatively quick investigation, it turned out that one of his disgruntled ex-employees had ‘hacked’ Davidson’s company’s Twitter account, and not only was this person drunk, they were extremely angry. ...

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Moaning on social media

There’s no doubt about it, if there’s one thing us Brits love (more than queuing and cups of tea) it’s having a good old moan. According to new research from Sage, more and more of us are turning to social media to complain when we receive poor customer service. Its ...

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