Whether or not to change your name when you marry remains a big decision for anyone. The implications - social, political, personal and practical - are many. But for me, whether to change my name is not so much a feminist dilemma as a marketing one.
A few of us recently attended an event on the Future of News and Social Media, put on by News UK (one of our partners) as part of its News 3.0 series in Charlotte Street, London.
After branding social media a "scourge" at the height of the Gezi Park protests in June, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has had a change of heart. The ruling AKP government recently hired a 6,000-strong brigade of social media operatives to direct public opinion and win hearts and minds.
For many of us who have made our careers in professional industries such as law, the maxim of 'don't mix business with pleasure' is often played on repeat.
Social media may seem to be a bit of a double-edged sword - there's always the risk of abuse towards women who speak out. But social media has brought life to feminism and I hope women continue to embrace it. It's the way forward, in spite of its challenges.
I believe the disability agenda as been hijacked by the wider socialist movement. By socialism, I am referring to people whose politics is Left of Labour and purport to believe in social justice.
Online misogyny is our dirty little secret. The shameful thing none of us want to talk about. When a summer of abuse can pass with the feeling that it's simply inevitable... then we've officially failed as a culture.
Last night I received a direct message on twitter from a follower. It suggested I might want to know about a photo of me that was circulating the net. As a long time twitter user I have seen this before, and far from me getting excited or worried, I just pressed the delete button and emailed the follower to let them know their account had been hacked.
Early on in my Twitter career I made a relatively large cock up. Big for me anyway, as although I swear like a truck driver I would never intentionally want to upset someone.
the core reason why I don't like the groupie; I believe that its part of the drip feed which helps to fuel body neurosis in women. The young women who pose for these pictures have been brought up on an unedifying diet of celebrity magazines and websites
Wimbledon, The Ashes and The Lions - institutional British sporting events, all running for well over a hundred years, and this year we've been lucky enough to have all three in one summer. But, for marketers, these events have evolved into more than just summer spectacles.
As artists, we are mirrors of the reality that we perceive. The process of creation and reflection takes a fascinating turn when it is joined by analysis, placing art in broader context. For this reason, I feel that the role of the art journalist must be given due praise.
In the autumn of 1998, in the midst of impeachment proceedings against former US President Bill Clinton, a couple from Silicon Valley launched a one-sentence petition online. Their demand of Congress was simple...
The Daily Mail posted a picture on Facebook of the Duchess of Cambridge leaving the hospital with Prince George alongside a picture of Princess Diana with Prince William at about noon the same day. This picture received more than 16,000 'likes' and was shared over 6,000 times.
I shut down my Facebook account a couple of years ago, and I have instead, a doggy Facebook page. My Vizsla is the author, and most of her friends are dogs that we have met through our doggy circles. In fact there are very few humans, or "hoomins" as we call them, among our friends, as many of my acquaintances would rather not be "friends" with a dog. Fine by me!
At the end of 2012, TV was responsible for 63% of global advertising spend. However, Facebook's advertising revenues have increased 678% since 2009 - showing it clearly has traction with advertisers, with reports suggesting the budget for Facebook advertising is being taken from TV budgets.