Daily Record: Tennent’s launches free online service to help fans create their own pub quizzes

Daily Record: Tennent’s launches free online service to help fans create their own pub quizzes. “Now with Google Trends showing that searches for ‘pub quiz questions UK’ are up 710 per cent, Tennent’s is aiming to helping budding quizmasters with the release of a new free online quiz service. Dubbed PinTless, the new platform, which changes weekly, features a bank of questions comprised of seven different themes including staples like general knowledge, music and sport as well as some Tennent’s inspired questions thrown in to challenge beer fans.”

Best virtual pub quiz: a great live online quiz for every day of the week (TechRadar)

TechRadar: Best virtual pub quiz: a great live online quiz for every day of the week. “We’re not exactly short of things to do at home right now, but one thing that Doom Eternal can’t provide is the human touch of a good old pub quiz. The solution? Our pick of the best virtual quizzes. Whether your preferred digital home is Instagram, Facebook, YouTube or Twitch, we’ve rounded up the best live online quizzes for those who want to show off their obscure knowledge to friends who are either quarantined in the same room, or just a Zoom or Houseparty call away.”

Digital Journal: Q4 Quiz Produces the Largest Online Database of Quiz Questions and Answers Free Of Charge (PRESS RELEASE)

Digital Journal: Q4 Quiz Produces the Largest Online Database of Quiz Questions and Answers Free Of Charge (PRESS RELEASE). “Q4 Quiz is an online question and answer platform. It covers many fields of study including sciences and arts. Most remarkable of all is its robust section on general knowledge. It has been revealed that the platform has over a million questions and answers across many fields and over a hundred thousand general knowledge questions and answers.”

Mental Floss: Taking Facebook Quizzes Could Put You at Risk for Identity Theft

Mental Floss: Taking Facebook Quizzes Could Put You at Risk for Identity Theft. “From phishing schemes to a thief pilfering your passport, there are plenty of ways to fall victim to identity theft. And now, participating in Facebook quizzes is one of them. As ABC News reports, the seemingly harmless surveys that populate your feed could wind up providing unscrupulous hackers with the answers to your online security questions.” Not if you have made up an entire set of security question answers that have nothing to do with reality.

Tony Vincent: Build Labeling Games with Quizlet Diagrams

Tony Vincent: Build Labeling Games with Quizlet Diagrams. “Quizlet has been around since 2005, and the study tool continues to add new features. In 2016 Quizlet introduced Quizlet Live, a team-based way for students to study terms and definitions. Now Quizlet has added Diagrams. Diagrams are helpful for studying content that requires maps, charts, or images. You can find and study interactive diagrams on a variety of topics at Quizlet.com and in the Quizlet app. “

New York Times: The Secret Agenda of a Facebook Quiz

Ugh. I don’t take tons of these things but I’m now going to start lying when I do (if I do. Reading this article put me off.) From the New York Times: The Secret Agenda of a Facebook Quiz. “For several years, a data firm eventually hired by the Trump campaign, Cambridge Analytica, has been using Facebook as a tool to build psychological profiles that represent some 230 million adult Americans. A spinoff of a British consulting company and sometime-defense contractor known for its counterterrorism ‘psy ops’ work in Afghanistan, the firm does so by seeding the social network with personality quizzes. Respondents — by now hundreds of thousands of us, mostly female and mostly young but enough male and older for the firm to make inferences about others with similar behaviors and demographics — get a free look at their Ocean scores. Cambridge Analytica also gets a look at […]