10 ways to make money online during the pandemic 

During the pandemic, there’s been a lot of economic uncertainty. Many people are facing a reduction of income, so it’s more important than ever to find ways to boost your income.  Whatever... Read more »

Regulators issue complaint against stock-trading app Robinhood 

Robinhood is a stock-trading app with over 13 million subscribers. It offers tools to invest in stocks, ETFs and crypto currency via Apple, android, and other mobile platforms.  However, the company is... Read more »

Apple introduces new privacy feature on App Store 

In order to provide greater transparency to users, Apple has announced the launch of its new privacy feature, “App Privacy labels”. The new system was announced in June as part of a... Read more »

Are online platforms doing enough to protect consumers from fraud? 

Fake adverts on social media and search engines are a huge problem. It’s an issue that’s causing a real lack of trust, as many don’t know how to tell if an ad... Read more »

DOJ files lawsuit against Facebook for discrimination

Following a complaint, the Department of Justice is suing internet giant Facebook over allegations that it discriminates against US citizens in its recruitment process. The complaint is over Facebook’s recruitment systems, which,... Read more »

Netflix to use algorithm to provide age ratings for content 

With people spending more time online, it’s important to have clear and consistent information on the content available and, in particular, which content is suitable for children under 18.  To try and... Read more »

3 Ways to Combat Misinformation on Social Media

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 28% of Americans were “constantly online” in 2019. That number has almost certainly grown in 2020 and has only been amplified by community... Read more »

Amazon announces launch of pharmacy feature for customers 

Amazon has seen record profits during the coronavirus pandemic. Over the summer, the company’s profits soared by around 40%, as many internet-based firms experienced an influx of new customers needing to avoid... Read more »

The effects of artificial intelligence on purchasing decisions

The rollout of loyalty cards and online shopping carts means consumers’ shopping habits are no longer a secret.  The use of AI means that, using self-learning, intelligent software, retailers are becoming much... Read more »

Retailers and consumers prepare for online shopping boom 

The holiday season is always a busy time for shopping. But, this year, retailers and customers are preparing for a surge in online orders as brick-and-mortar shops face ongoing restrictions.  Since the... Read more »