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Chrome extension: Just Trust Me

Chrome extension: Just Trust Me

  In nearly every search diary that I received from the 10 participants that took part in my research project, Google was the place where the search for online information began. Google was quite literally, the source of all online knowledge. Calling upon Eli Pariser’s (2011) hypothesis of the danger personalisation algorithms pose to democracy...
... add Google Analytics to your Wordpress site

… add Google Analytics to your WordPress site

It’s really important to add Google Analytics to your WordPress site. Why? Because that way you can monitor the activity on your website. You’ll be able to see how people found your website (through a Google search, or through social media links), where in the world your visitors live, how many people visit your site...
Trust: thoughts and feelings

Trust: thoughts and feelings

While researching trust in online sources of information, it was important for me to ask those I was interviewing what they thought about trust. As a result, I asked respondents the following question: “When I say “trust” what do you think and/or feel?” These were the most common words, thoughts and feelings that emerged from...
... create an infographic

… create an infographic

Infographics used to be expensive, time-consuming and quite tricky to put together. It’s not that way anymore. I recently discovered a number of websites that allow you to create your own infographics using already designed templates. They’re really easy to use. Most of them allow you to choose between a wide variety of background colours,...

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