What Does a Free Range Student Look Like? MOOCs, Learning to Be Social, and the Brave New World of Education

What Does a Free Range Student Look Like? MOOCs, Learning to Be Social, and the Brave New World of Education

27.02.2014
It was the early 1980s, and I was in my late teens. There were many certainties at that time - Nelson Mandela would never be free, it was...
Russell Crowe Really, Really, Really Wants The Pope To See His Movie Noah

Russell Crowe Really, Really, Really Wants The Pope To See His Movie Noah

Sara C Nelson  27.02.2014
Russell Crowe stars in the forthcoming epic 'Noah' and he really wants the Pope to see it. No, he really, really wants him to see it....
The Rumours Were True! Dolly Parton IS Playing Glastonbury 2014!

The Rumours Were True! Dolly Parton IS Playing Glastonbury 2014!

Sara C Nelson  27.02.2014
SEE ALSO 'It Costs A Lot To Look This Cheap': 30 Superb One-Liners From Dolly Parton (PICTURES) Great news, y'all - Dolly Parton is performing...
Mensch's List Of Praise For 'British Muslims' Includes Prominent Sikh

Mensch's List Of Praise For 'British Muslims' Includes Prominent Sikh

27.02.2014
Former Conservative MP Louise Mench was left red-faced on Wednesday night, naming "British Muslims" she respected, without realising one...
#AskAdams Q&A Twitter Hashtag Solicits Comedy Questions For Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams

#AskAdams Q&A Twitter Hashtag Solicits Comedy Questions For Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams

Paul Vale  26.02.2014
If you solicit Twitter for questions for an earnest Q&A you’re often asking for trouble. If the subject of that Q&A is Gerry Adams, the...
Paramount Get 'Top Gun Tweeter' Suspended

Paramount Get 'Top Gun Tweeter' Suspended

26.02.2014
Remember the ingenious and incredibly patient individual that embarked upon a mission to tweet the entirety of 'Top Gun' one frame at a...
The #NYFW Instagram Diary of an Editor That Never Quite Made It to Instagram

The #NYFW Instagram Diary of an Editor That Never Quite Made It to Instagram

26.02.2014
Fashion Week is getting faster. Shows that are not livestreamed, are immediately shared with the world via social media. However, those...
Five Signs Social Media Is Taking Over Your Life

Five Signs Social Media Is Taking Over Your Life

25.02.2014
You drunk-tweeted and you can't remember what you said... There's a fair chance you've started 'reflex-tweeting'. In other words, it goes...
'Harold Ramis, One Of America's Greatest Satirists,' Tweets Barack Obama

'Harold Ramis, One Of America's Greatest Satirists,' Tweets Barack Obama

Sara C Nelson  25.02.2014
Barack Obama has paid tribute to late actor Harold Ramis, describing him as "one of America's greatest satirists". In a statement issued...
'Harold Ramis, Thank You, We Love You': Twitter Tributes To Ghostbusters Star

'Harold Ramis, Thank You, We Love You': Twitter Tributes To Ghostbusters Star

Sara C Nelson  25.02.2014
Tributes are pouring in from the acting world following the death of comedy legend and 'Ghostbusters' star Harold Ramis. The 69-year-old,...

Information Junkies and Discerning in the Digital Age

24.02.2014
While its true that technology has the ability to and is expanding our consciousness and our reach and access when wanting to obtain, explore...

Building Trust on Social Media: A Recipe to Increase Turnout at the 2014 European Elections

23.02.2014
The upcoming European elections will offer a valuable insight into the current state of democracy in the EU. While the vote will lay the...
The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

21.02.2014
It's awards season! Yes, from the red carpet glamour of the Winter Olympics to the Best Supporting Luger award at the Batfas, this week...

To Avoid Special Surprises on Social Media, Curate, Don't Control

20.02.2014
Cursory lessons all round this week on Social Media - as two quite different organisations trying to assert too much control of their message...