By Matt Taylor, Head of Digital, OmniGOV

A very merry welcome to December from FWD. Feeling festive? Make sure you read on for more seasonal wraps, annual predictions and what is putting Plymouth on the map…

  • Spotify Wrapped, showing the trends that shaped streaming in 2020, is here
  • Pandemic? Lockdown? Tiger King? What are the words that shaped 2020
  • Here are the key trends of Thanksgiving from both Google and Instagram
  • Plymouth is to become the epicentre for 5G and IOT (no really)
  • Christmas Ads beware, there’s a new tearjerker in town
  • DeepMind solves how a protein is formed which could inform drug treatments
  • How Facebook is partnering with better Business Bureau to help reduce platform scams
  • How Buzzfeed’s acquisition of HuffPost might be a contextual tour-de-force
  • The first of many speculative social trends for 2021 have arrived

MG at Home: The Working From Home Diary

For this week's WFH diary we hear from Ellie Howard, Client Senior Executive, who has shared her all time favourite Christmas poem which should help get you in the Christmas spirit!

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