If you want to try blogging, set up a blog. If you want to journal, journal. If you want to submit something to a magazine without much writing experience, do it! If you want to spend the next few years writing a book, do that. You don't need to be published to be a writer and you don't need to have been published in order to get published.
The social media giant recently revealing that 85% of video being viewed silently  suggests a need to reassess we produce online videos to engage audiences. So what exactly do content creators need to do to ensure they get their message across on Facebook?
Factors such as increasing urbanisation, wider and more exotic travel, and a lack of awareness about the need for more diverse blood donors have meant that the shortage in blood supply is a global issue--one that we need collaboration to solve.
What would you do if you found out that your child had shared a nude selfie with their boyfriend or girlfriend? What if that person had shared it with their friends. If it was shared round the whole school or posted online?
Since our digital Pandora's Box has democratised comment by empowering an occasionally ugly free-for-all, the opinions of the masses don't count as much because they lack brainy ballast, according to some. This is particularly so when it comes to what does and doesn't cause offence.
Now that the Olympics are underway one can't help but see the way the games have evolved so dramatically in the age of social media and yet still have a long way to go. In the past people tuned into big broadcasters for sports coverage, now we're gradually seeing this exclusivity diminish because more and more people are viewing sports on their phones.
The Metropolitan Police Service's recent announcement to create a new online hate crime hub to improve their response to online hate crime is an important step in tackling one of the most prevalent forms of hate crime.
Friday 2PM CST use this overlay on your profile pic This week, a worldwide, several-day protest was begun against a hated power whose unaccountable ...
Sales of season tickets that are conditional on a meeting with a 'safety officer' and the signing of a contract restricting social media activity is not the way forward though. Surely this goes against everything we have learned about social media engagement and the new relationship brands have with their followers online?
As parents it's difficult to know how much screen time is too much, but if you're constantly asking yourself 'how do I persuade my teenager to turn off Snapchat and have a conversation?', then it's probably time to moderate their usage.
I recently defriended someone on Facebook. I know, such a modern drama. I had just had enough of my news feed being disrupted with his right wing views on the world, which seemed so out of line with my own. But by casting him digitally aside, I was complicit in that world becoming instantly smaller.
As long as social media is around, we're going to use it to complain, to ask questions and to give feedback. While brands will always have the option of ignoring our posts, they run the risk of alienating their own customers when the do so. Great customer service doesn't start with reaction, but the way brands react when things go wrong tells us a lot about the truth behind the image.
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...
Social media has undoubtedly made us more aware of what we look like and more importantly, how we present ourselves aesthetically. Instagram allows us to highly curate our lives while Snapchat actually encourages us to take prettier pictures of ourselves by introducing image-enhancing filters. Could it be that we are less interested in sex because we are more interested in ourselves?
What happens when medics and social media collide? You get one of the biggest revolutions in one of the world's most respected healthcare systems... A real power shift happened. Social media meant that the people, whom the NHS stood for, were back in the driving seat.
It has never been easier to connect brands with audiences, particularly with the integration of technology in everyday life. Digital innovations offer more opportunities to engage and fully immerse people in experiences, and this year's Olympics will be no exception. Brands are embracing the latest technology and adapting to a changing world of innovations to reach their consumers and enhance their experiences, whether they are in Rio or watching from home.