The new Twitter feature that could increase the platform’s popularity 

When Twitter was launched users could include up to 140 characters in each tweet. In 2017, this was increased to 280 following a successful trial among a small group of users.  However,... Read more »

Protecting teens on Instagram: the latest parental controls 

The safety of children using online platforms is a big concern for parents. Many are more anxious than ever due to the risks, like exposure to harmful content and mental health issues. ... Read more »

Twitter fined $150 million for misleading users about data sharing

Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million fine for failing to protect the data of its users. According to federal officials, the company used data to help marketers target ads on... Read more »

Investigation launched into Tesla Autopilot after crash that caused three deaths 

A new investigation has been launched into the safety of Tesla’s Autopilot feature after a crash that killed three people. Safety regulators in the US are also looking at more than 30... Read more »

Study shows that most people don’t recycle their electronic devices 

A new study has suggested that, despite over 50% of people saying sustainability is important when it comes to electronics, most don’t recycle their devices when they replace them.  The US-based study... Read more »

Apple launches an online self-service repair service 

Do you have a broken Apple product that you want to fix yourself? Apple repairs can be expensive. But, depending on the issue with the device, customers will now be able to... Read more »

The pros and cons of a cashless society 

Increasing numbers of consumers are now choosing to use a card or contactless device to make payments, rather than using physical money. In fact, statistics show that 80% of people prefer spending... Read more »

Is virtual reality (VR) safe for kids?

VR is a niche product, but it has become increasingly popular in recent years. However, most of them carry safety warnings about younger children using the products.  According to the PlayStation VR... Read more »

Instagram announces its latest strategy to compete with TikTok 

In an attempt to compete with rival platform TikTok, Instagram has announced its plans to offer content creators up to $35,000 to post videos to its Reels feature.  This follows an announcement... Read more »

Physical stores could be on the horizon for Meta following its rebrand 

Just weeks after Facebook’s rebrand to Meta, the company is reportedly now interested in building physical stores in the coming years.  According to founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the rebrand is designed... Read more »