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Why Your Website Needs A Favicon

Example of a favicon.

A favicon (short for favourite icon) is a colourful little symbol that is the branding that’s associated with a particular website. Although the name ‘favicon’ might not be familiar, most people will recognise what it is once it’s been pointed out to them.

Coronavirus text scams UK

Coronavirus text scams.

A genuine text message about coronavirus has been sent from the UK government to all mobile phones. Beware of COVID-19 scam texts however, that want to defraud the unwary during this time of crisis.

How To Stop Facebook Showing You Targetted Ads

Stop Facebook targeted ads.

Did you know that other businesses send Facebook information about your activity on their sites and apps? This is used by Facebook to show you adverts it thinks are relevant to you (i.e. Facebook targeted ads) because it's based on your browsing habits on those other sites.

This is why it can often feel like you're being spied on by your phone.

WordPress is One-Third of the Web!

WordPress websites in Poole, Bournemouth & beyond.

WordPress' open source content management system (CMS) now powers over 1/3 of the top 10 million sites on the web.

This news comes via technology firm, W3Techs, who have compared historical trends in the usage of content management since March 2018.

Has your email address been hacked?

Email hacker.

In January 2019, a massive data breach of 773 million unique email addresses, alongside passwords, was found on a popular hacking forum. These had been gleaned from sites that had been hacked in the past.

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