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Why do social giants prefer the colour blue?

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Have you ever wondered why most of the major social media platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, use the colour blue? As stated by colour psychologists, blue is a calming, relaxing colour that symbolises comfort, the mind, trustworthiness and safety. But most importantly, blue represents communication, perfect for social media platforms. According to Bluleadz, the…

HSBC to use selfie-enabled mobile banking verification

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HSBC customers will soon be able to verify their identity using a selfie. Customers who open a business account will be given the option to prove who they are by taking a picture of themselves. The bank follows the trend set by the likes of Mastercard and Airbnb by using facial tracking technology to “streamline…

How emojis have changed the way we communicate

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A smiley face with sunglasses, a cat with heart eyes, a thumbs-up sign, a roasted sweet potato – all of these symbols are emojis and are growing increasingly popular, so much so, they are beginning to change the way we communicate. For the first time ever, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is an…

Facebook vows to ban ad blockers

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Facebook is taking a pro-active approach in its battle against ad blockers, but can forcing users to view ads do more harm than good? “Rather than paying ad blocking companies to unblock the ads we show, we are putting control in people’s hands with our updated ad preferences and our other advertising controls,” Andrew Bosworth,…

Sponsors of ‘Best Design’ at the NHAs

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The National Housing Awards are fast approaching and with many of our clients working within the property sector, we are proud to sponsor the ‘Best Design’ category for the second year running. James Mercer, our Managing Director will be presenting the award for ‘Best Design’ alongside Alexander Armstrong, the host for the evening. The awards…