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Facebook may not pay as much tax in the UK as some think it should do. It may have allowed Cambridge Analytica to access the data of millions of its users without their express permission. And it may be a source of infinite distraction when you’re trying to get a piece of work done. But […]

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The ASA recently upheld a complaint against a company running a paid-for prize draw, and I’ll come on to the specifics of that, but I was particularly interested in this ruling, because it reflects a trend for paid-for prize draws, which I’ve detected over the last few months. Prizeology is approached at least a couple […]

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Last Friday an estimated four million people worldwide took to the streets to draw attention to the climate emergency and demand action to save the planet. Striking school children made up the majority of protesters, but they were cheered on by plenty of adults, including, you might be shocked to hear, a substantial cohort from […]

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The other day I read a good piece in Vice by Lauren O’Neill, a staff writer specialising in millennials and the internet. It was a report about BorderlessLive, which, says Lauren, was billed as the UK’s first ‘influencer festival’ and which took place in East London in early September. The event focussed on the travel […]

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