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Why a Social Networking Detox Could Save Your Social Life

Imogen Groome | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

Photographs you take with your friends can be printed and placed on your mantelpiece instead of getting lost in a sea of newsfeed updates from people you barely know, giving them more meaning and significance. The outernet can be a very friendly, fulfilling place - if you'll give it a chance.

Peaches Geldof's Instagram Shut Down: What Should Happen to Your Social Media When You Die?

Ellen Stewart | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech
Ellen Stewart

While the exact reason for the request has not been disclosed, I can't help but wonder if it has anything to do with the somewhat inappropriate and at times trollish comments left by users alongside pictures of the 25-year-old and her family.

Social Media Is Changing the Way We Think

Leo Garbutt | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Leo Garbutt

You know the situation well. You sit down with some close friends, enjoying a good conversation for a few minutes. Then someone checks their phone. You see another friend pick up hers, then another friend follows suit and, in a moment, they are all silent; transfixed by the screens in front of them.

Cool Instagram Pictures That Make Us Eggy For Easter

The Huffington Post UK | Patricia Doma | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Easter is just around the corner and ahead of all the inevitable Eeyore-like predictions of rain and motorway jams, we figured it was time for some br...

This Is The First Instagram Picture Posted From Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Tech

You may as well stop posting to Instagram. The International Space Station (ISS) just dropped the mic. The first picture posted from space was this...

Five Charts Showing How Chat Apps Joined the Social Media Mainstream

Damian Radcliffe | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech
Damian Radcliffe

Facebook's recent purchase of WhatsApp took many tech watchers by surprise; not least because of its eye-watering $19 billion price tag. But after an initially sharp intake of breath, analysts and other tech giants appeared to endorse the move...

Poorna Bell

Beautiful Pictures Of Strong, Fit Women On Instagram Inspire Us To Get Physical

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Instagram may be awash with pouting selfies, but one area that it is good for is fitspiration. There are countless accounts of women uploading sho...

Sam Faiers And Joey Essex - On Again?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Joey Essex has posted a photo on his Instagram page pretty much confirming what we all suspected - he's back with his former girlfriend, 'TOWIE' star ...

Karl Lagerfeld Calls Selfies 'Electronic Masturbation': Am I the Only One Who Agrees With Him?

Ellen Stewart | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Tech
Ellen Stewart

Selfies at their best are, like the fashion magnate claims, narcissistic and unashamedly self-gratifying. At worst? A sorry way to define a generation and a potentially damaging by-product of a supposedly liberating medium.

We Wish Our Baby Pictures Looked Like This!

The Huffington Post UK Lifestyle | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When the baby pictures come out at that first cringe-worthy "meet the parents" evening most of us want to run a mile. But the children in these adorab...

Is Madonna About To Pull A 'Beyoncé'?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Madonna has been known to post an erratic Instagram picture or two from time to time, but her latest upload has sparked rumours she could be about to ...

Justin Bieber Compares Himself To James Dean In Instagram Smoking Pic

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Justin Bieber has compared himself to iconic actor James Dean in a new photo uploaded to his Instagram page. In the moody black-and-white shot the ...

Helen Flanagan Posts A 'No Makeup Selfie'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Helen Flanagan is the latest star to post a 'no-makeup selfie' on her Instagram page. For the past few days, women have been ditching their makeup ...

Digital Memory Loss

Liza Bel | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech
Liza Bel

I never realised how much digital memorabilia one acquires during a long-lasting relationship until the moment I had to face it all and decide what to do with it: long threads of texts and WhatsApp messages, Facebook exchanges, Twitter comments, long emails, not to mention endless photos and selfies on Instagram or in the Camera Roll...

#yourenothelpinganyone: Are "#nomakeup" Selfie's Really Helping Raise Cancer Awareness?

Blaize Henry | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Blaize Henry

For those troubled souls who still do not engage with any social media, I will attempt to provide context on my confusing and/or unreadable title.

Miley Suffers For Her, Ermmm, Art

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Miley Cyrus has taken to Instagram to show off a snap of her bruised bum following a night of debauchery - think pole dancing, strippers and twerking ...

Poorna Bell

Happiest Countries According To Instagram

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It may not take into account GDP, health services or housing, but the latest study which reveals the world's happiest countries according to Instagram...

Seven Signs Social Media Has Turned Me Into a Total Idiot

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech
Daisy May Sitch

That term "always-on" is massively cringeworthy, but working in media means being exactly that. I also blame that FOMO factor. If I don't dip in and out my Twitter/ Facebook/ Instagram/ Google+/ Pinterest accounts constantly how can I possibly be down with the latest?

Will Cheryl Perform Comeback Single On 'Britain's Got Talent'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Cole is to perform her comeback single on 'Britain's Got Talent' when it returns to screens later this year, it has been reported. Cheryl is...

Subway Soggy Sock Sandwich Anyone?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

Sandwich chain Subway is investigating after a member of staff allegedly posted a photo to Instagram - showing her using one of the store's ovens to d...

PICS: Miley 'Gets High' In Recording Studio

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Miley Cyrus has been snapped rolling what looks like a joint as she hit the recording studio to record a Beatles cover with The Flaming Lips’ lead s...

Miley Cyrus Has Cat Emoji Tattooed Inside Her Lip. Of Course She Does.

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Miley Cyrus has unveiled the latest addition to her ever-growing tattoo collection on the inside of her bottom lip. The ‘Adore You’ singer debu...

'Internet, a Gift From God' - The Pope of the Digital Age

Alessandro Bonzio | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech
Alessandro Bonzio

The problematic relationship between faith and technology is amongst the most difficult of the challenges faced by Jorge Mario Bergoglio's papacy. Yet many see his interest in the digital as a symbol of the renovation underway in the contemporary Catholic establishment...

Should You Separate Your Personal and Professional Lives on Social Networking Sites?

Andy Lopata | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Lopata

It's not black and white. Just as you are the same person whether you're at work or play, each social networking site you join doesn't fit snugly into one category or another.

Kim Kardashian Steals Kylie Jenner's Bikini For Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kim Kardashian has posed for a selfie while wearing her 16-year-old half-sister Kylie Jenner's bikini. The 33-year-old star of 'Keeping Up The Kard...