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13% of men’s online browsing is NSFW material

More than half of men regularly view ‘unsuitable online content’, research has revealed. The study, of 1,000 men’s internet habits, also found 13% of the average man’s internet viewing is adult material. It also emerged the typical bloke has deleted his internet browsing history as many as five times in the last six months alone. [...]


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Wifi now ‘crucial’ when picking café, bar or restaurant

Wifi is now as important as ‘atmosphere’ in Britain’s pubs, it has been revealed. With technology on the tips of our fingers, many can’t bear the thought of being offline- one in seven insist Wifi access is now ‘crucial’ for them to even consider entering a café, bar or restaurant. The effect of wireless internet [...]


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Glued to the Screen- two thirds ‘need’ the internet to function

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Almost two thirds of people now admit they ‘need’ the internet to function in everyday life, according to new research. The study of 2,000 people has found that, on average, we only go a maximum of 90 minutes during the day without checking Facebook, Twitter or e-mail. Staggeringly, one in ten even admit they don’t [...]


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Men vs. Women online- women spend time shopping, men stick to news or NSFW

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Women are still more likely to go online for Facebook or online shopping- while men lean towards news, Twitter and porn, research has shown. A study of 2,000 people’s internet use compared the online habits of the sexes, and found that men clock up over 19 hours a week online – more than 42 solid [...]


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An hour a day Christmas shopping… at work?

Slightly cheeky ‘multi-tasking’ Brits will conduct much of their Christmas shopping from their desks, research has revealed. On average,  we’re spending at least one hour a day buying and researching gifts for friends and family without even leaving the office. Two thirds of those polled class a bit of Christmas shopping as a break from [...]


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Superfast 4G launches in 11 UK cities

Britain’s first ever 4G mobile phone package goes on sale today. The superfast service will be on sale in over 700 EE stores with coverage spanning 11 cities including London, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham. More than 5 handsets will be available from launch for the new speedy “superfast” internet connection, including the iPhone 5 and [...]


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Internet Dating- 86% of women ‘facebook stalk’ a guy before their first date

86% of women would ‘facebook stalk’ a guy before their first date, research has revealed. Research by dating site for2.co  found curious (and slightly nosy) ladies will even google (19%) or linkedin search (6%) their love interest before they first meet-up. Men, on the other hand, are slightly less eager to scout pre-date- 65% admit [...]


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Double-entendre Domains: weird and wonderful web addresses

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Experts have unveiled a list of weird and wonderful website domain names – including top fishing tackle supplier Masterbaitonline and the even more unfortunate therapistfinder.com. A team of web gurus at domain name registration giant Siteopia.com spent a week trawling their records and the domain names of other sites registered around the world. The results [...]


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Face Crooks

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Eight out of ten Brits admit their social networking profiles are ‘fake’, it emerged yesterday. A study of 2,000 people found the average Facebook user carefully composes their profile – falsely painting a picture of an exciting social life, sophisticated tastes and glamorous photos. But 80 per cent confessed they have doctored photographs, linked to articles [...]


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Online vs. face-to-face

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Negative opinions of people are formed twice as quickly online than in face-to-face meeting, it emerged yesterday. A study found it takes us just five and half minutes after seeing an online profile or photo to form an opinion. But following a face-to-face meeting it can take as long as nine and a half minutes [...]


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