While social media is one of the most powerful tools of modern communication, there are still plenty of criminals online who use it to take advantage of unsuspecting users. Much like the more traditional methods, phishing on social media is the act of manipulating someone on a social media platform into revealing sensitive information. This information could share anything from a simple phone number to confidential banking information – potentially even putting you at risk of identity theft.
We’ve all walked by it – the networking closet. This room is often a nest of tangled wires and flashing lights, all somehow magically connecting your team to the outside digital world. It’s easy to take the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” approach to cable management (why mess with something when it’s working, right?)
As the digital transformation has begun to impact nearly every part of our lives, modern technology has had a profound impact on the world of communication. Whether it’s between friends, family, or coworkers, the way we communicate has been driven forward by social media. Recent figures show that the average user spends over two hours per day on platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. But why should your business use social media in 2020? A simpler question would be to ask “Why not?”
Since February, the world has been grappling with the impact of COVID-19, known as the novel coronavirus. This pandemic has swept the globe, fundamentally shifting the way that we live our lives each day. As revealed in a New York Times report last month, it’s also changing the way that internet users are taking in and engaging with the content that they use every day.
In our modern digital era, having a well-developed and designed online presence is just as important as having a sign on the door or a listing in The Yellow Pages. Your digital presence is an extension of your company – it's the link to the online world and the thousands who search for businesses and services of all types (including yours).