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Digital communications team update – November 2021

Latest updates from the digital communications team and useful articles and resources relating to digital best practice for November 2021. Chaplaincy redesign On 28 October we launched a new website for the Chaplaincy.…

Digital communications team update – October 2021

Latest updates from the digital communications team and useful articles and resources relating to digital best practice for October 2021. Staff and students redesign The current staff, current students and current…

Twitter Spaces

Earlier this month, Spaces was launched on Twitter after a successful beta version trial. Spaces is their latest feature which makes use of social audio, the growing medium between text and video.

2020 social media review

I do not need to summarise what kind of year 2020 was, we are all too familiar with the events of the past 12 months. We are now three months into 2021, so it might seem a bit late to be reviewing social media from…

Inclusive design for social media

Inclusive design is not just for websites. Although not a requirement of WCAG 2.1 compliance standards, inclusive design must also be built into our social media channels. This allows everyone to have equal…

Text scanning patterns

When a user engages with content on a web page, they are unlikely to spend time reading every word of text. They are more likely to scan the content for headings, keywords, images or videos which are of interest to…

Adapting your social media use

We are all currently experiencing the impact coronavirus is having on our lives. Social distancing is a phrase many of us have likely never used before. Yet it now falls into our daily conversations. More than ever…