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    July 7th, 2016

    Is Your Identity Safe On Social Media?

    According to recent figures from fraud prevention company Cifas, the number of people that are being hit with identity theft has increased by 57% in 2015. Last year, more than 148,000 people were affected by identity fraud in the UK, compared to 94,500 the previous year. The research, which took into account data from 261 […]

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    April 25th, 2016

    123-reg Accidentally Deletes Customer Websites

    Last week, web hosting company 123-reg accidentally deleted some of their customer’s websites. An error occurred whilst they were carrying clean-up maintenance which resulted in sites being deleted from their servers. The company hosts more than 1.7 million websites and at the moment it is unclear actually how many of these have been affected. On […]

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    March 1st, 2016

    Facebook Rolls Out Reaction Buttons

    If you have been on Facebook recently, you will probably have noticed that the site has introduced a new feature which allows you to respond to posts in a different way. The new buttons can be used to react to content on the site and include emoticons to for Love, Sad, Angry, Haha and Wow. […]

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    February 25th, 2016

    Twitter Rolls Out Search Tool for GIFs

    On Wednesday, Twitter began rolling out a brand new search tool which people can use to find and post GIFs on the website. For anyone who isn’t aware, GIFs are animated images that move and have become incredibly popular with internet users around the world. Twitter audiences will soon be able to access a selection […]

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    February 5th, 2016

    Instagram Extends Video Adverts

    Instagram has become one of the most popular photo sharing apps in the world, with more than 400 million people accessing the platform each month. The company, which is owned by Facebook, has decided to extend its video adverts from 30 to 60 seconds ahead of America’s renowned Super Bowl which takes place on Sunday. […]

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    February 4th, 2016

    Twitter Rolls Out New ‘Engaging’ Homepage

    If you have been on the Twitter homepage this week, you may have noticed that the layout has changed. Users who are not logged in will now see a different homepage which has been deemed more ‘engaging’ by the company. On the new page, users can see real-time updates from celebrities, influential figures and news […]

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    December 22nd, 2014

    Top 5 Posts of 2014

    Hi guys, hope you’re all looking forward to a well deserved Christmas break! We’ve put together our top five blog posts of 2014! 1) IS SEO FINALLY DEAD?   We discuss the future of SEO in an ever more sophisticated search landscape. With SEO always changing, we take a look at how these factors work […]

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    December 17th, 2014

    Amazon glitch leaves many users out of pocket

    Many Amazon sellers have recently been hit by a software glitch, which reduced their products to just 1p. The problem occurred during the hours of 7pm and 8 pm, on Friday the 12th December. RepricerExpress is popular with Amazon users who want to compete with other sellers. It promises to provide ‘superfast repricing which allows […]

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    November 27th, 2014

    Twitter’s CFO Accidentally Posts Private Message

    If Twitter’s CFO can’t get the hang of the social media site, what chance do the rest of us have? It seems that the bosses aren’t immune from making the occasional slip up! It was earlier this week when Anthony Noto, who has only been at the company since July this year, posted a public […]

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    November 20th, 2014

    Facebook Set to Make Business Site Similar to LinkedIn

    The popular social media site Facebook has plans to follow in the footsteps of LinkedIn, which is the largest business networking site in the world. It is said to be releasing new software which will encourage businesses and professionals to communicate using the site. ‘Facebook at Work’ will allow users to share documents, direct message […]

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    October 7th, 2014

    Cheryl Cole, most dangerous internet celebrity?

    If you have ever been caught out by internet viruses or spam, you’ll know just how easy it is to click on the wrong thing. And it is not always easy to tell which content is riddled with malware and which is completely safe. McAfee, a leading computer protection company, has named Cheryl Cole as […]

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    August 21st, 2014

    Greggs PR leaves a good taste in the mouth

    Greggs has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons, but it has managed to survive the bizarre incident with minimal loss of face and may even end up benefiting from the publicity. Last Tuesday, the famous bakery chain had a rather unfortunate image associated with it when “Greggs” was searched for in […]

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    August 15th, 2014

    Premier League moves the goalposts on Vine

    With over 40 million users world-wide, Twitter-owned ‘Vine’ has created a sensation with thousands of teenagers using the platform. Vine encourages it’s users to record themselves doing something that other users, known as ‘Viners’, may find interesting. Fans are taking to the internet to post their own six second clips, known as ‘Vine’s’ in the […]

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    August 6th, 2014

    Is SEO finally dead?

    Search marketing has undergone a transformation in recent years with the much publicised Google updates with creative names including Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird, but has this led to the demise of Search Engine Optimisation altogether? The answer depends on your point of view and what you understand by SEO. If you think of SEO as […]

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    June 24th, 2014

    Google Glass Hits UK

    Google Glass Explorer program has finally reached the UK and you can go and explore the Google Glass headset in London this weekend. We’re the second country after the USA to get a ‘Basecamp’, and the opportunity for over 18s to buy a prototype set – for £1000. Developers are the target market, with Google […]

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    June 18th, 2014

    Facebook Launches Slingshot – Picture Messaging App

    Facebook has launched a new picture messaging app called Slingshot. The downloadable app, created by Facebook’s Creative Labs division, boasts features including sharing photos, videos and ‘reaction shots’. It is designed to encourage participation, interaction and content creation. The Facebook app’s creators said: “With Slingshot, we wanted to build something where everybody is a creator… […]

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    June 9th, 2014

    Is your website in danger of becoming extinct?

    With the increasing pace of technology, most websites now have a lifespan of just 3 to 5 years. Without regular updates and re-development, it is easy for a site to get left behind, losing potential business opportunities and sales. Many crucial elements of search marketing now, hadn’t even been thought about even just 3 years […]

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    May 23rd, 2014

    Are you keeping up with your SEO?

    Just because you knew the best SEO practice in 2010, it doesn’t mean that the same tactics will work today. The basics of good SEO are continually evolving and failure to keep up with the times can have serious consequences on your website’s rankings. 1.           Do not take your search ranking for granted Getting ranked […]

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    April 25th, 2014

    Facebook mobile advertising revenue on the up

    The social networking site Facebook has revealed a huge increase in its profits during the first quarter of this year, surpassing the predictions of analysts. The latest report shows profits of $642m (£383m) for the Period January to march 2014 and Facebook claim that this growth is due to mobile advertising, which has increased revenues […]

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    April 24th, 2014

    TOP TIPS FOR MOBILE SEO

    This year, mobile SEO continues to be a much more significant part of Piranha’s offerings. As the online marketing industry continues to evolve, shape-shifting on an almost daily basis, it is imperative that we keep abreast of the latest developments, on behalf of our clients. As the number of people that are electing to access […]

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    March 21st, 2014

    4 SHORTCUTS TO TRADE SHOW SUCCESS

    As a full service agency, although the team at Piranha are best known for their web design and on-line marketing expertise, there are a number of other promotional services that we are able to provide. For example, our team can ensure that your exhibition stands, for those all-important upcoming events on the 2014 calendar, are […]

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    February 20th, 2014

    Facebook announces purchase of WhatsApp

    Facebook has decided to bring WhatsApp into the fold Mark Zuckerberg announced his great excitement at the successful purchase of WhatsApp. “Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. We do this by building services that help people share any type of content with any group of people they want.” The internet […]

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