What is social media credit scoring

What is social media credit scoring

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Social Media

For anyone applying for credit, whether a loan or mortgage for example, most of us know a lender will look at our credit report and base any decisions on what is in the file. But what if lenders were also able to look at our social media activity? Is this something to worry about?? Firstly, if your credit history is well established and blemish-free, it is unlikely that a lender will ask to browse your social activity. Secondly, you have to give your permission for them to access your files...


Is Your Boss Watching You?

Is Your Boss Watching You?

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

We live in an age where CCTV is on most corners, and we allow others to watch our lives via social media. But how much are we being watched at work too? Some employers are going to extraordinary lengths to surveil their employees. From CCTV and keystroke monitoring to wearable devices to track behaviour and location, surveillance is on the rise. This may include: CCTV Email monitoring Webcam Company mobile phones Company laptops Fitness trackers to track your location Voice recording Scanning...


Should you buy followers on social media?

Should you buy followers on social media?

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Social Media

It would appear that ‘buying followers’ on social networks is actually a thing! Who knew?! Given the importance of likes and followers on social media profiles these days, it would be fair to say many celebs will have a degree of fake followers. The celeb in question may not even be aware as their PR company/ management could set up this without their knowledge. Countless companies are selling fake profiles, and for that reason, the business involving selling fake followers is enormous...


Social Media and Mental Health

Social Media and Mental Health

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Social Media

It is a rare person indeed that has no form of social media under the age of 40. One of the biggest questions surrounding it is “How does it affect our mental health?” The majority of us will have experienced both positive and negative impacts on social networks; hopefully, more of the former. Have you been guilty of taking numerous selfies to get the ‘perfect’ pose ready to post to social media? How many times have you not posted a picture due to worrying about what others may think about...