Research from Argos and Google has revealed that over one in ten Brits (11 per cent) said one of the most important ‘golden rules’ of a break up is to remove pictures of your ex-partner from your social media, with over one in five (21 per cent) admitting going through their social media feeds post-split was one of the hardest parts of a break up.To help those dealing with the modern challenges of a breakup, Argos and Google have joined forces to deliver Brits the Google Pixel 8 Pro, which allows users to. seamlessly remove people, distractions or objects from their pictures.
This AI tool comes in handy, as taking back control of your images is a key step in the healing process, with 27 per cent of recently singled Brits claiming that deleting an old flame from their camera roll felt like a fresh start.
Relationship guru, and Married at First Sight expert Paul C Brunson, said: “Seeing couples part ways on MAFS UK is one of the most emotional and gripping moments as an expert on Married at First Sight. Breakups can live on in our favourite holiday snaps, selfies and in our camera rolls, and that’s why joining forces with Argos and Google on this campaign feels so close to my heart! With the Google Pixel 8 Pro, you have the power to remove old flames, or unwanted objects from your pictures, if you want, allowing you to move on easier. It’s about stepping forward with confidence and a smile into your next chapter.”
To celebrate newly singles, Argos, along with Google gave away ten Google Pixel 8 handsets at St Pancras International Station on Thursday 16th November to lucky winners! For those who missed out, the phone is available on Argos.co.uk from £999.00, with Fast Track same day delivery when making an order before 5pm, 7 days a week. Alternatively, customers can Click & Collect from more than 1,000 Argos locations, including over 420 inside Sainsbury’s supermarkets.