More than 23 million accounts use same obvious password
Five tips to produce more effective content
Facebook tests new interface
Carlsberg embraces disparaging tweets in bold advertising campaign
YouTube can’t tell one burning landmark from another


  • Five tips to produce more effective content

    Posted on April 24, 2019

    With Engage Web turning 10 years old this month, we’ve produced a vast amount of content for our clients during the last decade. In fact, if you total up all of the blogs, features, press releases, web copy and other pages of

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • Facebook tests new interface

    Posted on April 23, 2019

    Social networking giant Facebook has started to trial a new interface design for its mobile app. The updated design is a

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Carlsberg embraces disparaging tweets in bold advertising campaign

    Posted on April 18, 2019

    As part of a rebrand and to advertise its new recipe, Carlsberg is promoting uncomplimentary tweets about its lager, and even getting its staff to read them out in social media ads. The Danish brewer has long used the advertising slogan ‘Probably the best lager in the world’, but following a reported fall in sales, […]

    Posted by John Murray

  • YouTube can’t tell one burning landmark from another

    Posted on April 17, 2019

    Footage of the Notre Dame fire uploaded to YouTube has been bringing up information about the 9/11 attacks in an incident that reminds us that video and image recognition technology is still in its embryonic stage. As flames engulfed the Parisian cathedral on Monday evening, many people headed to social media to keep up to […]

    Posted by John Murray
  • “Blogging is a complete and utter waste of time!”

    Posted on April 16, 2019

    How many times have we heard someone say this? It seems that almost every day I see this written on social media, in

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • Facebook considers returning Messenger to main app

    Posted on April 15, 2019

    Social networking giant Facebook is considering reintegrating its standalone messaging app Messenger back into the main Facebook app. The feature is currently being tested and

    Posted by Alan Littler

  • Instagram to reset algorithms to limit inappropriate content

    Posted on April 12, 2019

    Facebook-owned photo sharing platform Instagram will be resetting its algorithms in a bid to stop the spread of harmful and

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Lush gives social media an early bath

    Posted on April 11, 2019

    Cosmetics company Lush has called time on its UK social media presence, with its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts set to close this week. The firm, known for its bath bombs and ethically made soaps, said in a statement that it was “tired of fighting algorithms” and is finding social media a difficult form of

    Posted by John Murray
  • How a social media post in Britain can get you jailed in Dubai

    Posted on April 10, 2019

    Most people have, at some point, posted something they regret on social media. In most cases, this might be cause for embarrassment and apology, but what if something you posted online some time ago landed you in trouble with the law because it broke the rules in another country? The bizarre story of Laleh Shahravesh […]

    Posted by John Murray

  • Man claims Royals ‘stole’ Instagram handle

    Posted on April 9, 2019

    A man from West Sussex has claimed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have taken his Instagram handle to

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Three costly typos in the news in recent weeks

    Posted on April 8, 2019

    There’s a school of thought that spelling and grammar are not overly important as long as the meaning of what’s being said is clear. The problem is that seemingly small errors can completely change the meaning of a sentence, and result in serious repercussions in terms of both finance and credibility. Just within the last […]

    Posted by John Murray
  • Google+ begins its shutdown process

    Posted on April 5, 2019

    Online giant Google has now started the process of closing down and erasing all accounts on the Google+ social platform, ending the company’s attempts to compete with Twitter, Facebook and other social

    Posted by Alan Littler

  • Has the EU just destroyed the internet?

    Posted on April 4, 2019

    While this headline may seem a little sensationalist, I assure you it’s not. New laws have been passed within

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • Facebook to share news feed algorithm details

    Posted on April 3, 2019

    According to reports from the BBC, social networking site Facebook has stated that it will be launching a new feature that will explain how the company’s algorithms decide which posts and stories to display in a user’s news feed. The new feature will take the form of a button that will pose the question “Why […]

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Should I delete my website when I’m too busy?

    Posted on April 2, 2019

    This may sound like the most ridiculous question you could ever ask, but it’s something I saw debated in a web designers’ Facebook group this last week. It’s also something I’ve come across before with some of Engage Web’s clients wanting their

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • Company News

  • Enjoy matchday hospitality at Anfield with Engage Web

    Posted on March 13, 2019

    There are those who say you should never mix business with pleasure but, at Engage Web, we don’t believe that at all. That’s probably because the vast majority of our work is a pleasure, especially when you’re designing websites, writing blogs about holidays or cars, making videos and managing social media. It’s hardly manual labour, […]

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • One more day of Escapism – Engage Web Team Building Day 2018

    Posted on July 13, 2018

    Yesterday morning had a sense of ‘back to reality’ for many people, who woke up to an overcast, drizzly start to the day for the first time in weeks, coupled with the realisation that England had gone out of the World Cup, albeit a bit later than they usually do. For the team at Engage […]

    Posted by John Murray
  • Communication – a key principle for man and machine

    Posted on June 29, 2018

    Earlier this week, the Engage Web team was represented at the European Search Conference which took place at the Exhibition Centre on Kings Dock in Liverpool. The event

    Posted by Alan Littler
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