During May 2016 LinkedIn became aware that user account data from their website was made available to download on various websites across the internet. This data according to LinkedIn was originally stolen in 2012 and assured us that “This was not a new security breach or hack”. However, for many customers who received LinkedIn’s email about the data breach it worried many businesses, leading us to ask is your LinkedIn account really safe?
Well if you hadn’t already heard, tomorrow Friday 27th November 2015 is Black Friday.
This is now a major event in the retail calendar and many might argue the consumer buying public calendar where toys, electricals, gadgets, gizmos and general christmas gifts are sold at seemingly discounted prices. In previous years it’s also seen a flurry of panic buying, fights and even shop closures instore but what entails for the retailers and consumers concentrating with online sales? Will figures rise or fall with the impending website downtime due to high server demand. Well according to Experian-IMRG, online retailers are looking at hitting the £1 billion mark on Black Friday here in the UK!
So it’s official. Back to the Future 2’s future date of 21st October 2015 has officially been and gone. But how did the internet react yesterday and what did it mean for business?