UK Viral

Why We Need to Admit Social Media Isn't Making Us Happy

Angelica Malin | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Angelica Malin

I think all this social media is making us sad. For two reasons: firstly you cannot escape being connected to the world. Have you ever questioned the rise of the 'read' message on iPhones? Everything from iMessage to What's App has an ability to see whether or not your message has been read; it's a way of phone companies encouraging us to be constantly in contact, constantly within reach.

If You're Going To Tattoo A Selfie, Don't Choose A Duck Face

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After a picture of a woman supposedly getting a very unflattering selfie tattooed on her arm was posted much to the horror of the web, it was revealed...

Saving the World in Heels | Trust Is the New Black

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech
Diana Verde Nieto

What were you supposed to be doing when you started reading this column? Chances are, you had a to-do list and this wasn't on it...

Teen Writes Brilliant Letter To The Times

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

"We're not as irrational and immature as adults seem to think," 16-year-old Jenni Herd tells The Times. Couldn't have put it better ourselves, really....

PHOTOS: Is This The Ultimate Pop Star?

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus just can't keep out of the news. With Bieber's recent arrest and the constant twerking of Ms Cyrus, they're barely ou...

Brit Mocks 'Poor People' On Singapore Metro

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A British businessman who mocked "poor people" on the Singapore metro and mocked a "retard" taxi driver has been forced to issue a public apology afte...

Anatomy of a Twitterstorm

Dale Bilson | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Tech
Dale Bilson

A funny thing happened to me over Christmas. After over 16,000 attempts, suddenly I tweeted something that went viral. At the last count it had received 1,231 retweets, and at midnight on Christmas Eve, I was trending 11th in the United Kingdom.

LOOK: The Internet Reacts To 'Bunny Ears' Prank On David Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

Manu Tuilagi's prank outside No 10 Downing Street yesterday may have sparked outrage from some, but there were, of course, those on the internet that ...

Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (To Understand)

Nigel Cannings | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Nigel Cannings

I attempted to put her straight, it seems to no avail. The "f" in "Get the f out of my way" is only introduced by adding "very" or "terribly" to the word "sorry". Hence "I am terribly sorry to bother you" means "I don't give a flying whatever that I have woken you up, interrupted your dinner, gatecrashed your wedding".

Why This Article Must Not Be About That Thing Everyone's Talking About

Michael MacLennan | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Michael MacLennan

That thing that happened earlier in the week had so many layers to it that you could scarcely have imagined when you first came across. Well, I guess...

Important Week for Animal Welfare

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

For most of us this week is pretty normal. School holidays are coming to their natural autumnal end and everything's pretty routine with nothing particularly exciting going on. But for our beloved pets, unknown to them, it's potentially a time of great change and hopefully progress.

High School Saves Graduation Seat For Student Who Lost His Life To Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A high school saved a seat at its graduation ceremony for a student who tragically lost his life to cancer, and the image of the touching gesture has ...

Laptop Stolen In London Ends Up In Iran..

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

A graphic designer has told how he tracked his stolen laptop to Iran - creating an internet phenomenon. Dom del Torto's MacBook Pro was stolen in F...

Naked Woman Chases Naked Man Carrying A Sex Doll Through Beijing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well in this case, these images provoke rather more questions they answer. According to Chinese news ...

Revealed: Face Of Photographer's Girlfriend Who Led Him Around The World

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

You've seen her from behind - now here's the face of the snapper's muse who features in a series of globetrotting photographs that have gone viral. ...

Hand It To Him: Snapper Is Led Around The World By His Girlfriend

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Face Of Photographer's Girlfriend Who Led Him Around The World Is Revealed A photographer has combined the two loves of his life by taking ...

'If People Aren't Comfortable With Your Honesty - Their Loss My Friend'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education

If you're in need of having your faith in humanity restored, then a teacher's touching note on a student's essay about coming out as gay is a sure fir...

Possums, Princes And Politicians: Viral Pictures Of 2012

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK

From Mitt Romney bloopers to the Ikea monkey, there's been blundering politicians and amazing animals caught on camera this year. Binders full of w...

British People Problems: Blighty's Silliest Stereotypes Go Viral (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

We've got stiff upper lips and crap teeth. We wear tweed in the rain and are obsessed with our nannies. We hate the French and drink endless cups of w...

Man Posts Photos Of Roommate Sleeping Online Every Day For Eight Months

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Tech

A Reddit user who has spent every day of the last eight months posting photos of his roommate asleep has declared the 'end of an era' after the roomma...

WATCH: This Week's Top 10 Funny Viral Videos

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Comedy

It's important to laugh on a regular basis. It's fun, for starters, and for main, it's good for the heart. Well, we hope so anyway. To help you in...

Check Out 'Ultimate Cat Tease' Before Everyone Else Does

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Comedy

At the time of writing, viral video phenomenon 'Ultimate Dog Tease' has been watched over 100 million times. Created by YouTuber klaatu42, it was the ...

Possum In The Pastries: Viral Image Reveals Greedy Marsupial's Bakery Break-In... Or Does It?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

An image of a greedy possum slumped in a box of pastries after breaking into a bakery has gone viral. The snap, apparently taken in Australia, roa...

WATCH: This Week's Top 10 Funny Viral Videos

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Comedy

The more weekly viral video round-ups we do, the more obvious it becomes: you guys loves a cute cat video. Perhaps 'love' isn't a strong enough word -...

“You got my face tattooed on your arm!?! What are you insane?" Facebook Ink Prank Goes Viral

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK Comedy

A heated exchange on Facebook between a student who claimed to have had the face of her boyfriend of one week tattooed on her bicep has gone viral. ...