Covering everything from the latest social media news and digital trends to tech reviews, The Digital Bakery team works hard each week to bring our readers a range of fresh, exciting and engaging content. So, whether they’ve been getting the most love on social, caught our eye in the email, or are #trending online, we’ve rounded up the top stories from the past week, in case you missed any…
1) Heineken Just Put Out The Antidote to That Pepsi Kendall Jenner Ad
Two strangers with polar opposite views meet in this Heineken ad, which gets political in a way that Pepsi would do well to consider next time. “World’s Apart,” involves some frank conversations between people with differing views.
#Heineken #WorldsApart #SocialExperiment
2) The Latest Meme For 2017 Is A Sassy Bird With A Knowing Gaze
The best thing about memes is that they seem so weird when they come from cultures you’re unfamiliar with, but in the context of your own cultural touchstones, they communicate so much.
The photo initially shared by @itzyenn has been doing the rounds on Twitter for the last few days now.
The captions are inspiring in their hilarity:
#Duck #SassyBird #Meme
3) WhatsApp Goes Down Worldwide Causing Problems For Millions
People across the world found the app had crashed on Wednesday evening – with thousands taking to social media to complain about the outage.
Twitter exploded as people went online to report the messaging service had stopped working. The issues started at about 9pm with problems also reported in the US, South America and Asia. Service resumed by about 11.20pm that evening.
Raging WhatsApp users vented their frustrations on other social media – with some jokingly calling the outage the “end of days”.
Complaints posted on social media quickly made the service the top trend in on Twitter. The company has yet to confirm the reason for the problem.
#WhatsApp #Messenger #Apps #Tech #Outage
4) Ulster Bank Offers Android Pay To Customers
Ulster Bank has announced that its customers can now use Android Pay from today at contactless payment terminals to buy goods and services in pubs, shops and restaurants.
Android phone users will be able to safely, swiftly and securely make a payment by waving their mobile over a contactless payment terminal. This means more convenience for customers saving them from having to use cash for small payments. Ulster Bank offers no transaction charges and there is no additional fee for using Android Pay. Away from shops, customers can also use Android Pay to make ‘in-app purchases’ so that they don’t need to fill out their full card details every time they want to buy something directly through their mobile, but can simply use Android Pay to verify the purchase.
#UltsterBank #AndroidPay #Apps #Tech
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