Reseurgence of SimSimi (pronounced ShimShimi)
Welcome back Sim Simi! This previously not well known Korean app has been around since 2012. It’s pronounced ShimShimi and is actually the Korean for ‘bored’. The little yellow ball with a personality is a chat bot that learns from all the conversations it has with the hundreds of thousands of people that have downloaded […]Read More
Parents – Snap Codes – What you need to know!
Some of you may be aware that Snapchat has been in the news quite a lot recently. They went to IPO not long ago and were touted as the most valuable stock on the market. That wasn’t strictly true, but they’ve been talked about a lot and more and more people are signing up with […]Read More
Monkey App – Get Facetime with people you don’t know on the internet
Two teenagers have developed an app that allows you to connect with people you don’t know and have a video chat with them! Ben Pastarnak, one of the developers of the app, 17 years old, suggests that in the first 5 weeks of being launched the app had 215,000 users. It’s marketed as the […]Read More
Instagram Live and Your Disappearing Content
So Instagram has been taking a lot of queues from one of it’s main competitors in the fight to keep users interested. Earlier Instagram stories was introduced – can you say SnapChat – and now Instagram Live is coming. Well, for some parts of the world it’s here, but for us in the UAE, we […]Read More
What are you signing up for when you create an Instagram profile?
We all recognise the above right? It’s that ubiquitous box that appears on just about every single thing you sign up for online these days. It’s the ‘I agree to the terms and conditions but I’m not going to read them’ box. Now you might think there is nothing wrong with that, not least of […]Read More