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Millennials Only Want Experiences That Can Be Shared on Social Media

Sam Lewis-Hargreave | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Tech
Sam Lewis-Hargreave

If a millennial goes to a club and no one on social media is around to see it, did it really happen? An unmaterialistic generation, all millennials w...

Best Foodie Snapchat Accounts: 9 People To Get You Back In The Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The rise of the foodie has no doubt been accelerated by Instagram and everyone trying to nail the secret of achieving the ultimate brunch flat-lay. Bu...

Snapchat Removes Filter That Promoted Racist Stereotype Of Asians

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Tech

Snapchat has removed a filter that turned selfies into Asian caricatures after it was accused of promoting a racist stereotype. Appalled users turned ...

Instagram Stories: How Do They Work?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech

Instagram has launched a new feature, “Instagram Stories” so that users can easily capture and share all of their daily moments and “not worry a...

The Social Media Paradox: Capturing Life at the Expense of Living it

Jack Peat | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech
Jack Peat

The most frightening aspect of the herds of immersed Pokemon GO players walking through crowded streets with their eyes glued to the screens of their smartphone isn't the fanaticism, but the precedent.

Best Fitness Snapchat Accounts: 14 Accounts You Need To Follow To Inspire Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Fitspiration is everywhere these days, motivating us to be our healthiest selves and spend a little more time in the gym than in the pub. But sometime...

Best Healthy Eating Snapchat Accounts: 9 To Inspire Your Mealtimes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Healthy eating has never been so popular and now it’s making it’s way on to the Snapchat scene, too. With the growth of the clean eating movement...

Facebook Messenger Is About To Start Taking Your Privacy Seriously

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook is trialling end-to-end encryption for its Messenger app in a move that will align the service with its sister platform WhatsApp. Selected u...

What Your Snapchat Filter Says About You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Tech

Unless you've been living under a rock without wi-fi, you'll be familiar with Snapchat. This is the app that allows us to procrastinate more than any ...

Dad Mocks Daughter's Snapchat With Hilarious Selfie

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dads are great at many things, but they are the best at taking the piss. One woman learned this the hard way when her father decided to mock her Snapc...

Seven Ways Tech Is Changing Journalism and News Consumption

Damian Radcliffe | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech
Damian Radcliffe

According to research from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, social media is used each week by more than half (51%) of online news consumers to find, discuss and share, news content.

Duke Of Cambridge Announces Cyberbullying Taskforce Backed By Tech Giants

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The Duke of Cambridge is to lead tech giants Snapchat, Facebook and Google in an effort to combat cyberbullying among children and young people. The D...

Snapchat Evolves From its Initial Vanishing Point to Major Brand Platform

Monty Munford | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

Snapchat users are heavy creators​ and lenses helps them add levity to their messages and stories. One early SnapChat adopter Taco Bell recently used it to interact with its SnapChat audience. The company sponsored a Lens that meant users could turn their heads into giant tacos.

Why Facebook Wants to Make Your Life So Easy You'll Never Need to Go to Another Website Ever Again

Jon Sharpe | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Tech
Jon Sharpe

Fifty minutes is the average time we spend on Facebook every single day. Taken out of context, it might not sound like that much compared to how much we're using newer rivals such as Snapchat and WhatsApp (which Facebook owns), both of which are predicted to have faster growth than the social network over the next ten years.

This Woman And Her Disastrous BBQ Attempt Is All Of Us This Summer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Summer's almost here which can only mean one thing: BBQs (and lots of 'em). For some, the art of barbecuing comes naturally. However for one woman, h...

Chrissy Teigen Shares Candid Video Breastfeeding Luna

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Parents

Chrissy Teigen was filmed breastfeeding her daughter Luna and she shared the sweet video on Snapchat. The new mum was being filmed by her husband John...

THE GBF: Available Now

Stephen Bailey | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I AM NOT A HANDBAG. Oh wait, you have no idea what I'm speaking about just yet. I have been doing A LOT of gigs all over the UK recently and it is al...

Snapchat Filters Send Baby Into Fits Of Giggles

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Parents

Using Snapchat to turn your baby into a bearded old man or a puppy with a giant tongue, is an endless source of entertainment for many a parent. This ...

Has the Internet Hardwired You With Bad Habits?

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK Tech
Daisy May Sitch

I literally look down all the time. We have become a look down generation, void of eye contact and passing conversation. I can't walk to or from the station/office/shop/pub without checking my notifications which then spark an urgency to respond and engage. I'm dismissive of, and frustrated by strangers. I'm grumpy and permanently tired.

Teen Crashes At 107mph After Allegedly Using Snapchat's Speed Filter

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Tech
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An 18-year old girl from Georgie, USA is being sued after she allegedly crashed her car while playing with the Snapchat 'Speed' filter. The crash whic...

Here's How You Can Unsend A Message On Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Tech

Ever sent a message you wish you could take back? Or discovered that a screenshot of your drunken snapchat is doing the rounds on social media? A new ...

Snapchat's Bob Marley Filter Has Been Called A 'Digital Blackface'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Tech

When Snapchat launched its Bob Marley filter, little did the company realise the online storm it would create ultimately resulting in many calling it ...

Snapchat's Bob Marley Filter Is Stoking A Blazing Row On 4/20

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK

The Internet has been set ablaze by Snapchat users, angry at the app for releasing a Bob Marley filter on April 20th - a day celebrated by cannabis sm...

This Guy Went Around The British Museum Faceswapping With All The Statues

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Snapchat's faceswap function has swiftly become one of our principal sources of laughter since it was introduced, and a lot of people are using it in ...

Nan Freaks Out While Experiencing Selfie Filters For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Comedy

The smartphone age has provided us with a bevy of time-wasting tools, and one of our favourites are apps like Snapchat and Masquerade which let you me...