Michele Lino's Blog

Stay up to date and in touch with things I find interesting, my ramblings and just general thoughts on the world of tech, digital design and development.


A Second Life for the 'Do Not Track' Setting - With Teeth

  3 MIN READ  |     511 views  |     5 April 2019

Initially, the concept was applauded for solving the pernicious problem of invisible online tracking. All the major web browsers added the DNT setting to their configuration. It was on the radar of the Federal Trade Commission, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation created a semi-standardized approach.

The Evolving Role of Social Media in Ecommerce

  3 MIN READ  |     574 views  |     3 April 2019

Back in the old days, a business’s presence would be signified by advertisements in the paper and a physical storefront. Now, in the digital age, business reputations live and die by their social media standing. Right now, social media is used by brands as a way to advertise, increase their online presence, and deliver high-quality customer service. In 2017, we can expect those trends to continue, as some new ones emerge. Let’s take a look at the growing role of social media in ecommerce.