My Love Letter To Twitter, On Its Tenth Birthday

Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Tech
Daniel Welsh

For some reason, even though online dating has become so accepted it's practically blasé, people can still often be dismissive of friendships forged online, as if they're somehow less valuable or meaningful than friendships that stemmed from working on the till opposite someone at Tesco 15 years ago.

Five More Things You Need to Know About Twitter

Ellis Shuman | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Tech
Ellis Shuman

Here is an example of how I found people with common interests as me. I am an author (or at least, this is how I describe myself). I have a literary agent. People who follow a literary agent are for the most part, aspiring authors like me.

Why the England Rugby Team Needs a Twitter-Free Week

Deborah Lee | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Tech
Deborah Lee

It does occur to me that maybe, just maybe taking to the social media airwaves in the lead up to any big bruising encounter isn't perhaps the best preparation they could get involved with, given that not everyone has positive things to say all the time.

Forget About Paris Brown, the Police Are Good Tweeters

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jamie Bartlett

Another police-Twitter scandal over the weekend. The feed of 17 year old Paris Brown, the first Youth Police and Crime Commissioner, contained some pretty stupid things she'd tweeted a couple of years ago. This is a new genre of story: public-servant-said-something-silly-on-Twitter.

Facebook Has Made Me a Better MP

Tom Brake | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Politics
Tom Brake

I suspect in some ways the Ancient Greeks would have embraced social media as a medium for complimenting direct democracy and involving citizens in the political process, because it helps stimulate conversation, foster greater understanding of the political process and can act as a breeding ground for ideas.

Facebook: The Politics of Defriending

Melissa Steel | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Melissa Steel

I won't go into the suspected reasons for my abandonment in detail here, but it is probably because I am a coarse, cackling hag, whose only social aspiration is to become a respected sloth wrangler with an unlimited supply of gin, but I digress.

If Jesus Tweeted...

Adrian Millar | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK
Adrian Millar

The Church has lost its way.

Could Twitter Be Deliberately Exploited to Promote Evil?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Tech
Hugh Salmon

Could we see, one day, the anonymity of Twitter being cold-heartedly exploited in a planned and calculated way by an evil person? Could Twitter be used to incite physical violence and murder?

Making a Twit of the Law?

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Tech
Jamie Bartlett

The root of the problem is that we suddenly have 10 million Twitter users subject to quite complicated publishing law that used to only apply to a small number of trained journalists with legal support.

Mystery Twitter User Faces Jury Trial In US

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK

An anonymous Twitter user has been served with US court papers by Northcliffe Media in a bid to force them to reveal their identity. In its nine-pa...

50 Football Folk To Follow On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK Sport

Football and Twitter is a concoction as lethal as Bart shaking Homer's can of Duff beer on April Fools' Day. Players have gotten into trouble for h...

Twitter Vs. Facebook

Joanna Bolouri | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Tech
Joanna Bolouri

According to Wikipedia, there are 206 active social networking sites and I only pay attention to two of them: Twitter and Facebook. I do have a Tumbl...

Twitter's Nine Golden Rules

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick, Andrea Mann | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Tech

Are you sitting on just a handful of followers? Have you never had a re-tweet? Do people tweet at you with the hashtag #pleasestoptweetingyoumakemewan...

The New Twitter Is Here (VIDEO) (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Tech

A hot new version of Twitter is ready to be unleashed. The new design makes it easier to view and organise your favourite tweets, better organises...