Online Etiquette

Phrases To Use In Social Media Spats

Toni Hargis | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Tech
Toni Hargis

Like many, I've been a bit busy on social media these past few weeks. Most of the time I manage to have respectful discussions, admittedly with people who are not too far off my own social and political spectrum.

Roger's Rules for Online Behaviour

Roger Dubar | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech
Roger Dubar

Much online behaviour is terrible. We take things personally, throw insults, shut down debate, never challenge our own ideas, and generally act like idiots. Not you, of course  - but lots of other people. There is a better way.

Here's How To Delete Those Tweets You Regret

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Tech

Game of Thrones is a show that drives discussion. You'll be hard-pressed to find a fan of the series that hasn't loudly proclaimed their views on Twit...

12 Ways To Be Annoying On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Comedy

So you're on Twitter. But are you being annoying enough? If not, simply try doing one of these things with your precious 140 characters!...

Dublin Restaurant Calls Customer an "A**ehole"

Peter McGuire | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Peter McGuire

I've no idea why Cinnamon, a restaurant in south Dublin, is so wildly popular for Sunday brunch.

#Instantcull and the 10 Commandments of Facebook Posts

Jacob Brookman | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Tech
Jacob Brookman

Essentially, my final year was a frustrating affair. So frustrating, in fact that I felt the need to implement an 'instant cull' rule whereby, anyone who published an Facebook post that I deemed useless was instantly culled from my friends.

Social Media Crimes Part One

Rupert Myers | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Tech
Rupert Myers

Your personal life is not a series of Apple product launches. You do not need to speak in code, or subtle intimation. "Three sleeps to go" is not a meaningful contribution to my life. "Sleep" is not a unit of time, and even if it were, you still haven't told me anything.

"Kthnxbai" and Other Annoying Twitter Habits

Nickie O'Hara | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK
Nickie O'Hara

Mash Up: Yes, Twitter updates are limited to 140 characters but using phrases such as "kthnxbai" (the new "talk to the hand") makes you look like you...

Start-up Memoires: A different 9/11 & Trey Pennington

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK
Louisa Leontiades

I started a business. It made me want to drink copious quantities, smoke myself into oblivion and hit my head against a brick wall. Instead I wrote a ...