digital

Al Jazeera turns to Snapchat to reach new audiences

Al Jazeera English has joined the image and video sharing app Snapchat, to provide viewers with a more interactive way to watch their content. 

Snapchat launched in 2011 and now claims to have 4 billion video views per day. The platform allows users to interact with one another by sending an image or video to their contacts for five to ten seconds at a time. 

Futurist Round Table with David Wood

At this round table event with renowned Futurist, David Wood, you will hear his take on the present digital revolution and his thoughts on the future of those industries and their impact on our daily lives. Session is chaired by Katz Kiely.

This is a one-off, members-only event, and is limited to twenty attendees. Registration does not confirm a ticket. Register before 10:00pm on Tuesday 13th October to be entered for the draw for tickets. Successful applicants will be informed by the next day.

BBC offers 5,000 digital traineeships to unemployed young people

Unemployed young people can benefit from the BBC’s new Make It Digital traineeship.

From today, 5,000 opportunities will be available in 60 locations across the UK to enhance young people’s digital and employability skills. 

Unemployed people aged 16 to 24 year olds and who have fewer than two A Levels can register their interest through their local Jobcentre Plus.