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26 Jan 2023

The rapid growth in the use of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services risks becoming the UK's next 'credit trap' scandal, a loan provider has warned.

25 Jan 2023

Under the banner of CONEBI, the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry,15 national bicycle industry associations and 68 companies have become signatories to a self-commitment to prevent...

23 Jan 2023

As Glasgow gears up to host the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, community groups have been given a share of more than £160,000 to boost bike use in the city.

23 Jan 2023

British Cycling has published new research, which shows the rising popularity of off-road e-bikes and electric mountain bikes (e-MTB’s) and highlights the need for improvements to cycling...

18 Jan 2023

The article reports that, in 2021, Halfords saw its annual cycling sales double and stocks dry up. However, by the middle of 2022, it says, warning signs were appearing as inflation and supply...

16 Jan 2023

Weston-super-Mare seems to be one town in the UK bucking the national trend, with new shops opening and businesses reporting an increase in trade, according to a report by Bristol Live.

12 Jan 2023

New banknotes featuring King Charles are to enter circulation by mid-2024. The King’s portrait will appear on four polymer banknotes (£5, £10, £20, and £50)....

12 Jan 2023

The government has announced it is to scale back support for businesses and their energy bills after warning that the current level of help was too expensive.

10 Jan 2023

With retail finance schemes remaining a preferable route for retailers to boost sales during recession than the financial hit required by heavy product discounting, the Association of Cycle...

10 Jan 2023

Portugal has become the first EU country to cut VAT on bicycle purchases this year, from 23% to 6%.

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Social media tips to give your feeds a fresh look

Posted on in Business News ,Brands & Products News , Cycles News

Maybe* hamobileve pulled together a roundup of the latest social media tips and news updates. Checkout an overview of Meta's (that's Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp to you and I) latest data release, some guidance on when to use the block button, and the colours you need to build effective social media campaigns.

Make every day a Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day 2022 took place on 8th February, and to mark the occasion, Messenger released a useful infographic and social media tips to help users set boundaries in their DMs; vital for kids and adults alike.

More here.

Facebook's daily active user total dropped in 2021

Meta have recently released their latest performance data, showing a significant increase in revenue, plus a rise in monthly active users. In daily active users however, there's been a drop by a million, overall, which means that a million people are not checking their Facebook account on a daily basis.

Full breakdown found here.

Could Facebook and Instagram be banned in the EU?

Surely not! It all comes down to the company's handling of user data within the EU, but overall, it seems unlikely. Watch this space.

A detailed dissection here.

Twitter looks to explore longer form posting options with the app

Twitter is working on an addition called ‘Articles', which looks to be a means of creating blog posts within Twitter itself. These can then be shared across the app. Twitter say "We're always looking into new ways to help people start and engage in conversations on Twitter."

Social media tips for images and new colour trends for 2022

Getting your images right is always one of our top social media tips. Shutterstock have put together a beautiful infographic, revealing the colour trends for the year, based on their deep dive into the colours graphic designers are gravitating towards. Think coral, violet, pinks and greens, and you could give your own social campaigns an on-trend visual upgrade steeped in calming and serene hues.


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