Tweet Your Way to the Top: How Social Media Can Broaden Your Employment Horizons

Kirstie Mackey | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK
Kirstie Mackey

Utilising Twitter and LinkedIn can give you some incredibly valuable insights into a company that will really make you standout in an interview.

When Did Labour Become a Party of Snobs?

Stuart Thomson | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics
Stuart Thomson

Somewhere along the line, the party appears to have lost its ability to tap into the fears and aspirations of a part of the electorate, what we may have traditionally thought of as the working class vote... Whether it is policies, communications or candidate selection, Thornberry's tweet has only highlighted a problem that has been growing for a while.

'A Chilling Effect On Freedom Of Expression': Top Tory Condemns Police Response To Ukip Twitter Jibe

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

Police officials and politicians have reacted furiously after a Green party member who tweeted a "fact-check" of 10 Ukip election promises received a ...

Tweeting About Ukip? Expect A Visit From The Cops

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

A blogger who tweeted a "fact-check" of 10 Ukip election promises might have thought his somewhat innocuous tweet might earn him a few retweets at bes...

Children to Become Illegal: The Week in Twitter Gaffes

Verity Stockdale | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Tech
Verity Stockdale

When it comes to Twitter, I have found one of the best ways of learning how to approach the site is to take inspiration from those who don't know how things work around the Twittersphere. Or rather, those who maybe do know, but yet still manage to make boobs of themselves.


Alice Stansfield | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Stansfield

Emily Way claims "It is the biggest regret of my life so far", therefore shouldn't we all be taught or at least learn from cases like this the importance of limited our own content on the internet?

Are You a Toilet Tweeter?

Melissa Davis | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

If you've ever got to that point with social media where you feel like its hold over your life might be getting a little bit out of control then fear not as it would seem that you're not the only one.

Narrative by Numbers: The Production Line of Storytelling

Mark Borkowski | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK
Mark Borkowski

I've been preaching about the power of stories for years, but it was only around the turn of this decade that it became generally a faddish topic. I was happy when it did - for too long, clients of mine had been unable to see beyond their next ad deadline.

Could Twitter's Verified Accounts Be the Answer to Stopping Tweet Threats?

Mark Wilson | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

Perhaps Twitter should consider looking at verified accounts in a completely different way... maybe it should be a compulsory part of signing up for an account. If you've handed over government issued identification papers during sign-up (driving license, passport etc) to prove who you are, you're significantly less likely to start sending out death threats - unless you're stupid.

Twitter Hate Crime: Is Prevention Better Than Cure... Or Even Possible?

Mark Wilson | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

Witless fools frequently troll online forums and message boards. Hiding behind a keyboard it's easy for someone to succumb to the belief that they are free to say whatever you to whoever they want. The bully mentality has moved from the playground to the online arena with seemingly no consequences.

Rejoice, Twitter Grammar Pedants!

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Tech

You can now Tweet in safety, grammar pedants: the word has been officially entered into the Oxford English Dictionary for its social media implication...

'Tweets Is Watchin'

Yassin Alsalman | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech
Yassin Alsalman

Facebook and twitter came at a pivotal time in history. The chicken or the egg theory can be applied here in asking: Did twitter and facebook help revolutions grow, or did they help track people involved in uprisings? (In both the case of the Arab uprisings and the Occupy movement.) I would say both.

Lib Dem MEP Sparks Outrage Over Algeria Hostage Tweet

PA | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

Liberal Democrat MEP Graham Watson faced fierce criticism tonight after a tweet was sent from his account insinuating that Al-Qaida had won a victory ...

'No Trousers And A Lorry Full Of Sheep'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Politics

The Tory MP who tweeted his shotgun-equipped bloodlust towards a "beautiful antlered stag" on Monday, was once found taking a lorry-load of sheep on a...

Rob Delaney - Soho Theatre - 4 1/2 Stars

Pete Strauss | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Pete Strauss

Most will be aware of Rob Delaney through his Twitter exploits; a prolific tweeter who has amassed over 600,000 followers, Delaney has risen from relative obscurity to be crowned as Comedy Central's 'funniest man' on the social networking site.

The Twitter Fight That May Become a One-Night Edinburgh Fringe Event

John Fleming | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

"I think it's the first time a Twitter fight went viral," Janey told me, "and I got lots of interest from the big agencies and news folk and it opened a debate about personal privacy because I had used the couple's real names.

Jessica Alba And Cash Warren Tweet Disneyland Tokyo Visit With Daughters (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2012 | Home

It’s supposedly the happiest place on earth, so no wonder Jessica Alba, Cash Warren and their two daughters looked like they were having the time of...

WATCH: Will Ferrell, Jason Bateman And More Read Out Rude Tweets About Themselves

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Being a celebrity isn't all fun and games. Sure, there's all the money, the fame and the feet-nibbling fish and so on, but that doesn't mean famous pe...

Diane Abbott Is Innocent

David Schneider | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Comedy
David Schneider

Three reasons why Diane Abbott's tweet was not racist...

Twitter Account Allows Swedes To Tweet For Their Country

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Tech

If you had the chance to tweet on behalf of your own country - be it @unitedkingdom, @wales, @scotland, @england or @northernireland - what would you ...

Social Not-Working - How Facebook left love dead on Arrival

Andy Jones | Posted 10.09.2011 | UK
Andy Jones

In the world of online, our appetite for our new crushes need never be sated. Like a fat kid tearing open chocolate eggs on Easter morning, you start off gorging yourself but by the afternoon you are left feeling tired and emotional.