Welcome to the latest of my monthly collections for the Engine Group of five links that you shouldn’t miss.
Infographics: What the Department of Health has learnt about doing them http://bit.ly/U14znz
Includes a handy set of eight lessons learnt so far.
Privacy: Microsoft uses new IE feature to block information being passed to advertisers http://bit.ly/U15kNy
Targeted ads face an uncertain future as Microsoft defaults to tight privacy setting on latest version of Internet Explorer.
Searching: Did you know there’s an A-Z directory of Twitter users? And also one of Facebook users? http://cnet.co/U15BQz
Just like the old phone book, including silly names chosen specially to get near the start.
Data: Sharing by email becoming less common https://digitalhealth.blog.gov.uk/2012/10/02/infographics-lessons-learnt/Data from US websites suggests sharing stories by email is becoming less popular as people prefer newer social media instead.
Want, want, want: A suitcase that automatically follows you around http://bit.ly/U156G1
Not as cool as a hoverboard, but close.