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In wake of Facebook‘s promise to allow users to opt out of tracking from sites outside Facebook, users say they want to be tracked. The WeWaT (we Want Tracking) user group has over one billion members and a survey suggests 91.7% of Facebook users will soon join. WeWat founder, Jemima Millar, 27, said: “We have […]Tell me more...!
When ringing a company, many people complain they’re put on hold for ages and then get through to a divvy ‘customer agent’ who hasn’t a clue how to help them. That may be why a recent survey found nine out of ten people would rather speak to a robot ‘customer service agent’ than a human. […]Tell me more...!
A new law passed in Rome has banned anyone from sitting on the capital’s famous Spanish Steps. The Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti is one of Rome‘s most famous landmarks where tourists gather to eat pizza, pretend to be Italian, and talk loudly but not about the weather, not even the British. However, new laws […]Tell me more...!
In a move towards egalitarianism, the Italian Supreme Court has ruled that it is illegal to wear expensive designer clothes, drive expensive sports cars or eat at expensive ‘fine dining’ restaurants. The ruling has set Italian haute couture society reeling and even sent peasant-class Italians in their string vests out in the streets to protest. […]Tell me more...!
After an extensive 16-year consultation with all sorts of people from everywhere with all kinds of opinions about everything, the Department for Transport has reached a conclusion. Young people are most likely to be involved in a car accident so you now have to be 30 in order to hold a driving license. Although old […]Tell me more...!
Mark Carney, current Governor of the Bank of England, at least until January, has given the UK economy a massive boost by predicting a vast rise in absolutely everything over the next two years. The previous forecast of only a small rise in the UK economy has been upgraded to a massive 12.5% which is […]Tell me more...!
A man who paid over £3,400 ($4,300) for a pair of ‘pre-worn’ trainers still runs slower than his six-year old son. Nicholas O Bromovitch, 32 of Greater Manchester saw the trainers on eBay and snapped up the bargain at its BIN (Buy It Now) price. However, he received a pair of clapped-out sneakers which were […]Tell me more...!
In a leaked memo, it’s been revealed that Universities are adding a new secret test to all student applications. The Chancellor of a University he did not want to be named said: “While we happily accept all students regardless of race, sexual orientation or economic background, we cannot compromise on intellectual ability, common sense or […]Tell me more...!