Squash on Ice for the Winter Olympics?

Squash on Ice for the Winter Olympics?

2.03.2014
After many countries played out their National Events during last week's short International hiatus it was back to action in the Premier...

To Thine Own Selfie Be True

2.03.2014
The selfie is so last year perhaps, but it's hardly a new concept: it's today's equivalent of the artist's self-portrait, in the same way...

Ten Publishing Trends: An Indie Author's Take

2.03.2014
The most interesting part of a publishing conference is normally the wrap-up session. By then, you have worked out that all the authors...
Are You a Smoaster?

Are You a Smoaster?

1.03.2014
I've certainly been guilty of sharing and Smoasting, especially the F***-Off Boasting About Your Child posts: when our 19-month-old completely...

What Does a Free Range Student Look Like? MOOCs, Learning to Be Social, and the Brave New World of Education

27.02.2014
It was the early 1980s, and I was in my late teens. There were many certainties at that time - Nelson Mandela would never be free, it was...
Why Has Facebook Spent $19billion on WhatsApp?

Why Has Facebook Spent $19billion on WhatsApp?

27.02.2014
Despite concerns, Facebook has clearly recognized the need to branch out into other markets. As Facebook celebrates it's 10th birthday,...
Generation Gap 2.0: Is There Any Reason to Panic?

Generation Gap 2.0: Is There Any Reason to Panic?

26.02.2014
A couple of months ago, a University assignment brought a long-disputed issue to my attention - the so-called 'generation gap'.
Five Signs Social Media Is Taking Over Your Life

Five Signs Social Media Is Taking Over Your Life

25.02.2014
You drunk-tweeted and you can't remember what you said... There's a fair chance you've started 'reflex-tweeting'. In other words, it goes...
Caricature Of Mark Zuckerberg In German Newspaper Branded Anti-Semitic

Caricature Of Mark Zuckerberg In German Newspaper Branded Anti-Semitic

25.02.2014
The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung has been accused of anti-Semitism after it published a cartoon depicting Mark Zuckerberg as a...
WATCH: Scotland Gets Its Own Facebook 'Look Back' Video

WATCH: Scotland Gets Its Own Facebook 'Look Back' Video

25.02.2014
With the referendum on Scottish independence just months away, it seems like a good time for Scotland to take a Facebook-style look back...
Facebook Ditches Email For Good

Facebook Ditches Email For Good

25.02.2014
What'sApp will quickly grow to more than a billion users, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said. The mobile phone application was...
Facebook's Dead User Profiles Set To Remain Public

Facebook's Dead User Profiles Set To Remain Public

24.02.2014
After much deliberation Facebook is changing the way in which it treats the profiles of deceased members. Up until now a 'memorialised'...
Why Did WhatsApp Crash?

Why Did WhatsApp Crash?

24.02.2014
If you're a regular WhatsApp user you might have noticed this weekend that the service was down for long periods - not great timing, given...

Personal and Anonymous Social Networks Gain Ground on Facebook and Others

23.02.2014
The science of Dunbar's Number is one that most of us are unfamiliar with, but the number itself is one that people in social media know...