With Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and a whole host of other social media platforms for people to join and post content to, it can often be hard to keep them free of candid images and posts. These posts can sometimes come back to haunt you, so what can you do to avoid such issues on the internet and also make yourself stand out from the crowd when it comes to your career or starting a business? Plusnet finds out…
Plusnet has today announced the appointment of Andy Baker as its new CEO.
Andy will be based at the company’s Sheffield headquarters and will now take full responsibility for the commercial, operations and service performance.
Joining Plusnet from BT, Andy has for the last two years been the CEO for BT Wi-fi, managing five million hotspots in the UK, with locations ranging from residential properties through to significant, corporate sites such as Starbucks, Hilton Hotels and Barclays Bank.
Prior to this, Andy was the Commercial Director for TV and Gaming at BT having previously worked across a range of businesses including: Dixons Stores Group; a Virgin start-up company; The Post Office and the house builder, George Wimpey. More…
Recently we’ve been curious about how people interact with music: how and where they listen to it, how much money they spend on it, whether they want to see it live, and so on. We took a look at our recent bandwidth breakdown to see where people interacted with music online – the main contenders aren’t so surprising: Youtube, iTunes, Spotify, Myspace and Vimeo were among the most popular.
A recent online survey conducted by Plusnet via social media has found that one in five people admit to using their mobile internet to cheat on pub quizzes, highlighting that it is not Mr Smith that is the lynchpin of the team but in fact Dr G.OOgle and his associate Mr B. Ing. This revelation follows on the back of our survey earlier this year that found that 63% of Dads used the internet to help kids with their homework. So what other admissions did our survey uncover?
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