In the online world, popularity does not come free!
It’s annoying having to sift through often-stupid junk mail in my email folders. The amount of rubbish and phishing scams I have to deal with. Maybe this little GIF might scare off the “$5 million from a Nigerian politician” chancers.
This evening I’ve been letting my ‘design monkey’ run loose, picking great design and social media ideas off of the branches of creativity to produce award-winning posts for the consultancy I work with. I also shared a really cool graphic made with love by my niece as a WhatsApp status.
I bloody hope not. Many years ago, my bank account was hacked into (or maybe an inside job) by someone in South Africa who spend around £250-300 on clothes. The first I knew of it was when I received a phone call from the bank while out asking me if I had been been abroad recently. The person who called me then said my debit card had been blocked. Scary.
The ideal warning sign for IT portals and admin sites everywhere. Pacify your programmers (coffee and donuts always work), then you don’t have to worry about disgruntled IT staff mocking you when your PC misbehaves again.