Post Tagged with: "social media"

Is Spelling Still Important?

May 14, 2013 12:27 pm1 comment
Is Spelling Still Important?

Should children today even have to learn how to spell? With text language ever dominating the way of communication when it comes to emails and letter writing too, one could perhaps be brave enough to say not. This shortened way of writing, such as ‘C U TMRW’, is quickly becoming […]

Read more ›

Post-Thatcher Britain? Pretty Much the Same as Thatcher Britain

April 18, 2013 12:20 pm0 comments
Post-Thatcher Britain? Pretty Much the Same as Thatcher Britain

My weigh in on the media’s coverage of the death of Margaret Thatcher: my reaction to the reactions.    Whatever you think about Thatcher, old women, strokes, strikes, Tories, the dead; your view was probably echoed thousands of times across the internet last week. At lunchtime on Monday, the web experienced […]

Read more ›

Gerard Butler is now on Twitter!

February 26, 2013 12:44 pm0 comments
Gerard Butler is now on Twitter!

The gorgeous Gerard Butler has now joined Twitter! The star was quickly verified and has got almost 3,500 followers already. So we are here to help the star get millions of followers, just like he deserves! The star sent out his very first tweet last month saying, “Hey everyone. I’m […]

Read more ›

Faceless Facebook

February 24, 2013 2:03 pm0 comments
Faceless Facebook

Facebook stalking is something which seems to define our culture. Living behind screens, ‘interacting’ with people via ‘Pokes’, ‘Tweets’ and ‘Likes’. Bored stalkers, faceless behind their laptop screens, clicking away in the artificial blue glow of their laptops with trance-like eyes. We all do it, don’t we, if we’re honest? […]

Read more ›

Being for Others – an Article of Bad Faith, or Why I am on Twitter

December 18, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
Being for Others – an Article of Bad Faith, or Why I am on Twitter

Three years, eight months and twenty days ago is when twitter first entered my life.  That is when I began shouting my useless thoughts into a narcissistic void.  What impelled me to think the internet needed to know my innermost thoughts?  The question should rather be, who impelled me.  I […]

Read more ›

The Time(line) Has Come

July 16, 2012 12:58 pm0 comments
The Time(line) Has Come

Facebook’s announcement at the end of 2011 that all of its 800 million users will be forced to use its new Timeline concept within the next few months has caused a lot of controversy since the new year began. Timeline is Facebook’s most radical change since the social network was […]

Read more ›

Lady Gaga Leads the Way

July 14, 2012 11:26 am0 comments
Lady Gaga Leads the Way

Lady Gaga has become the first Twitter user ever to have more than 27 million followers. On 4th July, the unconventional US singer reached the social media milestone when the 26th million follower joined her online community at @LadyGaga and in the time between then and going to press, she’s […]

Read more ›

If only privacy was not such an issue…

July 6, 2012 10:21 am0 comments
If only privacy was not such an issue…

The use of mobile applications has been on the rise ever since mobile apps became popular in 2008. The term ‘app’ was named ‘Word of the Year’ by the American Dialect Society in 2010 and at the end of 2011, more than half a million third-party apps were available globally. […]

Read more ›