Twitter hits 10m UK users

Micro-messaging site Twitter has celebrated signing up its ten millionth active user in the UK as the site continues to grow in popularity. It means Britain has the fourth largest user base for the service, behind only the US, Brazil and Japan, while it also stated it...

Oversharing’ top digital faux pas

People who frequently share photos online in addition to printing copies using ink supplies may wish to think carefully about how much of their information they make available. This is because a survey by Intel has revealed 90 per cent of adults in the US believe...

Facebook trials pay to post system

People using Facebook may get the option to pay to promote their posts if a pilot programme proves popular. The social networking site has launched a trial of the idea with its users in New Zealand, who are being offered the option of spending up...

Consumers happy with new online privacy laws

The majority of people who use the internet may be satisfied that new laws regarding the use of cookies on websites are a step in the right directions. Cookies – small files containing personal details such as browsing habits – are used by many websites to...

Personal clouds’ to become the hub of digital lives

The growing popularity of personal cloud services is set to see the technology eclipse PCs as the primary hub for consumers’ digital lives in the next few years. This is according to a study by Gartner, which predicted these services will be central to many...