By Laura Norman-Phipps Nowadays if you don’t have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or any other social media forum out there, you quite frankly are judged. The constant questions that will get asked from your peers: “Why do you not have Instagram?” What about Twitter, come on you must have Twitter,” are endless. As well as this, it is a constant battle to have the … [Read more...] about Is Social Media controlling our lives?
The Poole branch of the UK Independence Party have been hit with a torrent of complaints after an alleged statement from their secretary was quoted online. The Real UKIP, a Tumblr blog that discusses supposed problems within UKIP, posted an info graphic quoting the alleged comment used online by Avril King the party secretary for Poole. She supposedly said: “No one … [Read more...] about UKIP Poole secretary under fire for alleged migrant comment
On the night of August 31st, 2014, an interesting post on 4chan's /b/ board stood out amongst the “My Little Pony” pictures, gore threads and dick jokes. The thread that launched the biggest leak of private celebrity photos in history. Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst and nearly 100 more female celebrities had some of their most private, intimate and explicit … [Read more...] about The Fappening: How the cloud has failed us
Facebook crimes in Dorset have gone up by over a third in the last three years according to new information released by Dorset Police. The number of crimes relating to the social media site reached 205 last year, a rise of 38% since 2011 when there were 77 incidents reported to police. The data was released by Dorset Police following a Freedom of Information request … [Read more...] about Social media crimes on the rise in Dorset
Over the last few weeks my Facebook has been flooded with people uploading NekNomination videos. The trend has most definitely hit Bournemouth. The game involves a person being nominated, which means that they have to drink a pint of whatever they like and then have 24 hours to post this video and nominate other contenders. The videos that I first saw contained different … [Read more...] about NekNomination: Different is better than dangerous