Better CX Tools For Twitter: Too Little Too Late?

Mark Hillary | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Customers have been extensively using Twitter to contact brands and ask for support for at least five years so it's surprising that they took this long to improve the interface. It was only recently that they removed the need for users to be following each other to send DMs, which was a major issue for brands that wanted to support customers using Twitter.

9 Political Vine Moments That Should Never Be Forgotten

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK

Twitter is killing Vine. The six-second video platform that made stars of people with bags - and also a total lack of - talent is to be no mor...

Twitter Set To Close Video App Vine

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter has announced it’s to axe its video-sharing service Vine. The social networking site hasn’t given a reason for the move, but it follows ne...

The Sheer Amount of Racism on Social Media Is Exhausting

Rhammel Afflick | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Rhammel Afflick

What we really need is for social giants like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to take a real stake in fostering a culture change. I'm talking about something that's developed by and for black people because I'm bored of calling people out and feeling alone. It's emotionally distressing and it's time we had some progressive backing.

Female Flatulence - The Biggest Taboo?

Evelyn Rose Worman | Posted 29.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Evelyn Rose Worman

What is it that makes the fairer species cripple at the thought of releasing some intestinal pressure, and that this release may lead to romantic or social repercussions? "It's not that I can't fart in front of him," a friend admits over lunch when I tell her what I plan to write on. "I just know that he finds it unattractive. So I don't."

Pranksters Give Me Sleepless Nights

Olivia Jones | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Comedy
Olivia Jones

I actually think pranks are quite a lame form of entertainment. There are a few internet stars whom I loath for their apparent success (via click of likes) for doing something as shitty as sticking a chilli pepper up their brother's arse whilst he sleeps. JUST BECAUSE HE'S YOUR BROTHER DOESNT MEAN HE SHOULDN'T PRESS CHARGES.

Download Vine On The Apple Watch And You'll Never Make Friends In Public Again

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech

The infinitely looping video app Vine has just been updated to bring the best, and the worst, of the internet to your Apple Watch. Updated via the ...

London's Street Signs Are Being Framed By Masked Artists And People Love It

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

A team of masked artists are placing ornate picture frames around street signs in London. Working in the middle of the night, the team have been do...

The Sound Of Hundreds Of Wailing Rubber Ducks Will Haunt You Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Comedy

It's the Vine video that has been called "terrifying" and "scary s**t", and it's blowing up the internet. The video clip from Vine account Charlie ...

Medical Staff Perform Joyous Rap As Last Ebola Patient Is Discharged

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

Health workers are celebrating in Sierra Leone after the last known Ebola patient was discharged from hospital. Two members of the medical team, i...

This Owl Vine Is The Best Thing On The Internet Today

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK Comedy

This... I did it, I found the best vine— alex (@alexmce) August 13, 2015...

This Owl Vine Is The Best Thing On The Internet Today

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK Comedy

This... I did it, I found the best vine— alex (@alexmce) August 13, 2015...

After Threatening Suicide, Carter Reynolds Decides To Take A Break From Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

Social media star Carter Reynolds is taking a break from Twitter after threatening suicide to his 2.4 million Twitter followers, just days after a sex...

Ryan Gosling Finally Eats Cereal In Poignant Tribute To Dead Meme Creator

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Two years ago a simple Vine of Ryan Gosling refusing to eat cereal took the internet by storm... Sadly, the meme's creator, Ryan McHenry recent...

Bored Traveller Makes Epic Music Using Plane Sounds

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Tech

You have a 24-hour flight ahead of you, it's the worst case scenario for long-haul flights. What do you do? Well you watch all the on-flight films, li...

Podolski Took The Worst Corner Of All Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Sport

After winning a World Cup and having played for some of Europe's best clubs, you'd expect Lukas Podolski to do a bit better than this. During Inter...

4 Ways You're Being Marketed to Without Knowing It

Ben Mirza | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Tech
Ben Mirza

As with fake endorsements forum shills are built entirely to coerce you into buying something, even the accounts are fake.

9 Things We Learned From 'Meet The Ukippers'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Politics

So... BBC documentary 'Meet The Ukippers' happened. And despite having fair warning about what was going to happen it was still terrifying. Obvi...

Twitter Is Becoming More Like Vine

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

Twitter has finally given its iPhone and Android app a major update bringing Vine-like video and the ability to send group messages to more than 20 pe...

This Car Jump Stunt Will Scare The Sh*t Out Of You

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

At first glance it seems this bloke must have come up (and somehow survived) with the world’s most breathtakingly daring//dumb stunt. Logan Paul...

Yaya Hits Child Fan Square In The Face

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Sport

A shot by Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure hit a child fan square in the face during the game at Loftus Road on Saturday evening. The moment was ...

Dancing To Fire Alarms Is Now A 'Thing' On The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Tech

So the latest trend on social media is here, and it involves dancing along to your fire alarm while videoing yourself. Now straight from the start ...

The Best Keys Banter Vines

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Sport

"It was just banter." So said Richard Keys on BT Sport last season when Des Kelly brought up the sexism row he and Andy Gray became embroiled in after...

The Premier League Just Declared War On 'Illegal' Vine Goal Videos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Tech

In a modern, digital world, football fans aren't content to wait until 10.30 on Saturday night to see the best goals from the Premier League. And n...

Is That A Rain Cloud, Or Is The BBC Just Pleased To See Us?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Tech

The weather is treacherous. Changeable and devious by nature, it swirls and rolls above our heads mocking our pathetic attempts to huddle below and su...