On Being Called A Nazi

On Being Called A Nazi

24.03.2014
It was a revelation this month to discover that calling for tougher curbs on smoking, made me a Nazi. Strike that, it was a surprise when...

UN Week: What Was Trending on Social Media?

21.03.2014
I was live on AlHurra TV-MBN on the 25th of September 2013 discussing the role of the Middle East in UN week. Alhurra is a United States-based...
Skeletons in Your Twitter Closet Could Come Back to Haunt You

Skeletons in Your Twitter Closet Could Come Back to Haunt You

21.03.2014
I know I had enough online nouse to do little more than damage what little street cred I may have had with a few painfully unfunny lines....
Fred Phelps Dies, So Twitter Mourns Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps

Fred Phelps Dies, So Twitter Mourns Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps

21.03.2014
Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, died at the age of 84 this week, yet somehow some tweeters mistook him for former...
Did Turkish PM Erdogan Get The Idea To Block Twitter From Louise Mensch?

Did Turkish PM Erdogan Get The Idea To Block Twitter From Louise Mensch?

21.03.2014
The Turkish prime minister has moved to silence anti-government protesters responsible for multiple demonstrations in recent weeks by blocking...

The Perils of Over-sharing in Social Networks

21.03.2014
Recent revelations about government snooping have led to growing concern about privacy. Many people feel uncomfortable about the thought...
Turkish PM Blocks Twitter: 'I Don't Care What International Community Says'

Turkish PM Blocks Twitter: 'I Don't Care What International Community Says'

Paul Vale  20.03.2014
The Turkish prime minister has moved to silence anti-government protesters responsible for multiple demonstrations in recent weeks following...
9 Interesting Things We Learned From Twitter's 'First Tweets' Tool

9 Interesting Things We Learned From Twitter's 'First Tweets' Tool

20.03.2014
So Twitter has launched "First Tweet" - a simple website where you can find out... guess? Your first Tweet. Obviously it's provoking...
Hello World OMG I'm Feeling Implausibly Sexy: Celebrity First Tweets Are Embarrassing, Intriguing & Just Plain Weird (PICTURES)

Hello World OMG I'm Feeling Implausibly Sexy: Celebrity First Tweets Are Embarrassing, Intriguing & Just Plain Weird (PICTURES)

Sara C Nelson  20.03.2014
So Twitter is turning eight and to celebrate it has released a rather brilliant tool enabling you to read any named user’s very first...
9 Politicians And The First Tweets They Ever Sent

9 Politicians And The First Tweets They Ever Sent

20.03.2014
Twitter has built a nifty tool to enable users to quickly find their first ever tweet. The results are a mixture of the weird, unintentionally...
What Was Your First Tweet? Find Out Now!

What Was Your First Tweet? Find Out Now!

20.03.2014
Twitter has unveiled an easy way for users to find their "first tweet" on the eighth anniversary of the social network's launch. Using...
Twitter Celebrates Turning 8 With First Ever Tweets From Major Celebs

Twitter Celebrates Turning 8 With First Ever Tweets From Major Celebs

20.03.2014
Twitter turns the grand old age of eight years old today and to mark the anniversary the social media site is taking a trip down memory...
Smile!

Smile!

19.03.2014
I can be pretty cynical when it comes to marketing messages, but it feels like happiness is having a moment right now. We know that technically...
Seven Signs Social Media Has Turned Me Into a Total Idiot

Seven Signs Social Media Has Turned Me Into a Total Idiot

19.03.2014
That term "always-on" is massively cringeworthy, but working in media means being exactly that. I also blame that FOMO factor. If I don't...