Digital Skills news stories can be found below.

  • Video chat features are set to become the killer app in the world of social media now that Facebook has announced a partnership with Skype to offer just such a product hard on the heels of one rolled out by its rival Google.
  • Data released by Nielsen and UK Online Measurement (UKOM) has revealed that Facebook is the second most popular website in the UK.
  • Digital skills are now vital for education and employment: we know that you're 25% more likely to get work when you have web skills, and, once in that job, you'll earn 10% more.
  • A new qualification, called Digital Skills, aimed at giving people basic skills such as social surfing and using a computer for photos, music and videos has been getting lots of centres looking to attract new learners.