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Category: Social media

Love it or loathe it, Christmas is literally around the corner (again, yes I know!) and if you’re like me and left it until the last minute, it’s probably time to rush around like a madman looking for presents and as a lover of both Christmas and technology, I find myself browsing the internet and…

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Social login access journey

Social login is a great way of increasing login rates. By using pre-existing social network logins such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, you allow users to seamlessly connect to your guest WiFi network. Simply speaking, social login takes all the effort out of signing into guest WiFi. It also takes the pain out of…

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How can I collect more customer reviews?

When two in every three people read reviews before making a purchase, there is a definite call to action for businesses to take an active role in collecting more customer reviews. The higher your rating, the more likely your business will feature in web searches, in-app suggestions, and even top-rated shortlists in your area. The…

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heat mapping analytics

Countdowns with gin advent calendars and wish lists a mile long bring joy to adults and children each year for Christmas. Tis (almost) the season to be jolly and take care of last minute good deeds to secure your place on the Nice List. Although, John Lewis’ London Canary Wharf store may have bought themselves…

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The effects on children and the internet

Like it or not, children and the internet go hand-in-hand and the digital world plays a massive part in most youngsters day-to-day lives. Most kids know how to answer a question by completing a Google search instead of asking their parents and most toddlers know how to swipe a screen on a smartphone. This may add to the…

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The world’s strangest WiFi hotspots - part 2

The strangest WiFi locations are everywhere. It’s almost a year since Purple published one of our most popular blogs – the Top 6 Weirdest Places with WiFi. Think donkeys, the moon, cemeteries, the North Pole and mountains. With that in mind, and a collection of our favourite WiFi headlines to hand, we thought it would…

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How to Properly Secure Your Smartphone

If you’re like me (and a lot of other people), you keep a lot of your personal information on your smartphone—things such as Social Security numbers for your family, passwords, financial data and more. Obviously this isn’t information you want just anyone to have access to, but it’s incredibly easy for your smartphone to be…

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Top 6 weirdest places with WiFi

In January this year, there were more than 50 million public WiFi hotspots across the world – that equates to one WiFi hotspot for every 150 people on the planet! But where are the world’s most unusual WiFi hotspots? 1) Mountains In July it was announced that visitors to Japan’s Mount Fuji would be able…

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Why we love selfies

  8 things we’ve learnt about selfies 1 ) A picture tells a thousand words Thanks to connectivity and being ‘always on’ we can take a picture almost any time, any place, anywhere and immediately post it to one of many social media accounts. Hence the current fascination and trend for taking selfies: ‘Selfies are…

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12 tips for successful social media

Social media is an amazing platform for both individuals and businesses alike and there are so many to choose from. However, after posting our blog on the language of email, we really got thinking about how we may come across when ‘writing’ on social media sites and decided to investigate. We found that there are…

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Yippee I’m off on holiday for two weeks, my car is parked on the drive and I’ve just changed my money at my bank (the branch that’s two doors down from my house). My mother’s maiden name is Jones and my first pet was called Floppy! These are just some of the things that we…

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The Internet of Things – are we at the tipping point?

The definition of the Internet of Things is “intelligent interactivity between humans and things to exchange information and knowledge for new value creation.” Try saying that after a glass of wine! There’s been a lot of talk about the IoT in the business world, and with good reason. It’s chock full of potential to improve…

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