Tag Archives: social networking

Email = 80% spam

A study of emails carried out between 1st and 30th June 2013 and covering 200,000 mail accounts generating 8.5 mn. emails a day has revealed that over 80% of email traffic is spam and only 9% is legitimate traffic, according … Continue reading

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Mr Plod and social media

Have you ever heard of Socmint? No? Neither had we until reading a report posted yesterday on Wired.co.uk. Socmint is an abbreviation of Social Media Intelligence and is a unit within the Metropolitan Police that has been conducting blanket surveillance … Continue reading

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Thursday is GAAD

We learn from Accessible Bristol that tomorrow, Thursday 9th May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). On that day people all over the world will be coming together to spread the word about accessibility and Accessible Bristol will be among … Continue reading

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Bath University researches internet and cognition

The University of Bath has an interesting research project on the books at present, investigating the relationship between attention and internet use and is looking for volunteers. This study consists of two phases. In phase I, participants will be asked … Continue reading

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Mayor wants to get more of Bristol online

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson would appear to favour getting as much as Bristol online if we read the tweet below correctly. You’re right @samdownie. Must see how we can get #Bristol on-line as possible – with increased computer literacy training … Continue reading

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Digital Mentors Assembly

News arrives from Knowle West Media Centre that a South Bristol Digital Mentors Assembly is to be hold on Thursday 21st January 2010 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, BS3 1TF (map). It’s being organised to share … Continue reading

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Coming soon – social networking for silver surfers @ KWMC

Makala Campbell (Cheung) of Knowle West Media Centre writes: Hi All, Do you know of an older person that could benefit from getting online? Maybe you know someone who works with older people or has an older relative or neighbour? … Continue reading

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Forums Now Open

Hi all, Forums seem to be up and running ok now. I hope to move them over to the forums.bristolwireless.net name soon, but until then they will stay here. Anyone can post without registering, but you get more options if … Continue reading

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