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Unpacking Facebook Vs YouTube Battle For Consumer Eyeballs

Sean Everett | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech
Sean Everett

This week Facebook announced that it would be including mid-roll ads in the videos that show up in its highest value real estate - the news feed. It's a shot across the bow of YouTube to get more of the content creators, both new and existing, to switch from YouTube's walled garden to Facebook's.

A YouTuber Actually Reached The Bottom Of An Excel Spreadsheet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Tech

Ever wondered just how many rows an Excel spreadsheet really has? Yeah, us neither. But now a YouTuber from Oklahoma has done the world a favour and s...

Watch This Machine Suck Blackheads Out Of People's Faces

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Christmas is a time to sit back, relax and... watch people have blackheads sucked out of their faces. In the video above, a handful of vloggers try ou...

Meet The Woman So Obsessed With Elves She Had Surgery To Point Her Ears

PA Real Life Features | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman loves elves so much that she had her ears surgically reshaped to appear pointed. Mara Kristine, 22, used to wear prosthetic ears. However in M...

Delta Airlines Has Released Its Version Of Events Around #BoycottDelta

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

Delta Airlines has said Adam Saleh was removed from a flight for being “disruptive” and “provocative”, not simply for speaking Arabic as the Y...

YouTuber Films Outraged Video As He's 'Kicked Off Airplane For Speaking Arabic'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

LATEST: Delta Airlines Says YouTuber Adam Saleh Removed From Flight For ‘Provocative’ Behaviour An American YouTuber has claimed he was kicked off...

Airline Calls Bulls**t On YouTube Vlogger's 'Stowaway' Video

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Tech

An airline has poured scorn upon a YouTuber who falsely claimed to have travelled to Sydney in a suitcase in the baggage hold of one of its planes. A ...

A Musician's Guide To Streaming

Conrad Ellis | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Conrad Ellis

Hi, Conrad from The Luka State here. We're an independent band from Winsford, Cheshire; that's right between Manchester and Liverpool to you southern...

My £5 Note Problem

Afton McKeith | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

Due to the outcry against the new British animal fat £5 note, some shops have been refusing the note as tender. Reports show that customers even deny it for change. Perfect Solution: Reprint the new British £5 note with pumpkin seed oil.

Build It And They Will Come: The Changing Paradigm Of Influencer Relations

Laura Collinson | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Tech
Laura Collinson

Once upon a time there was this new thing called the Internet, where people could settle arguments about 70's TV programmes or look up the nearest pizza place. At first the people were wary of this 'new thing', but gradually came to see it as, first useful, then important, and then vital as a source of information and entertainment.

What I Wasn't Told About Breastfeeding!

Gemma Jade | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Parents
Gemma Jade

Looking back, I wish I had known these things to help make me feel "normal" instead of having people tell me to stop and give up because I wasn't giving my baby what he needed when in fact he put on lots of weight very quickly and is a healthy and happy baby!

The Rise And Rise Of Online Pranking

Pete Strauss | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Pete Strauss

Where Trigger differs from the current crop of online pranksters (aside from the surreal tone and social commentary) is in its humanity. Many online pranksters deal exclusively in shock value, often engineering pranks at the victim's expense. Pranks are conceived with the express intention of angering people and courting publicity.

Escaping Mediocrity

Simon Pont | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Tech
Simon Pont

Where growing-up naturally involves taking a few missteps, Social Media can become a mean-spirited companion. Ferris Bueller's day would have turned out seriously different if at any point he'd checked-in or posted to his Timeline.

Social Influencers Continue To Jump On The Brand-Wagon

Jason Mander | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

The simple answer is to trust in the continued growth of this marketing format and find the next wave of influencers that are building online followers relevant to your brand, as they can be re-cruited from social sites still in their infancy.

Spicy Noodle Challenge

Chrissy Renaee | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Chrissy Renaee

If you're into the cyber world then you've heard of YouTube. If you watch youtube videos, you would know of famous trends of challenges and tags and o...

Famous YouTube Musicians Recreated The 'Friends' Theme In 9 Different Styles And It Was Epic

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Comedy

A bunch of famous YouTube musicians have come together to create one of the coolest collaborations ever, performing the famous ‘Friends’ theme tun...

Cancer Charity To Update Campaign Starring White YouTubers After ‘Lack Of Diversity’ Complaints

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Stand Up To Cancer has updated its latest campaign after it was criticised heavily on social media for including only white people. The #StandUpWithYT...

14 #BossMoves To Deal With An Influential/Celebrity Troll, When You're Influential Too...

Marsha Wright | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marsha Wright

Sometimes it's hard to understand why they're attacking you, and it's bad enough when the keyboard warriors come for you in their scores... but what if a fandom comes for you? What if it's a celebrity you respect? What if someone says something that could really affect your brand? What if they try to destroy you, your business, your puppy, and the horse you rode in on?

How Social Media Superstars Are Using Their Influence For Good

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Young people are becoming global superstars from their own bedrooms thanks to the power of social media - and they’re using their power for good, th...

The New YouTube Makeup Challenge We Should All Get Behind

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Style

A new YouTube beauty challenge is calling on everyone - no matter their skintone - to support black-owned makeup brands. Vlogger Jackie Aina posted he...

Apple Music Will Finally Stop Replacing Your Rare Live Songs With Studio Copies

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Tech

Imagine forking out £9.99 a month for a subscription to a premium music platform only to find that your carefully curated selection of pre-owned live...

How I Became an International Vlogger - And How You Can Do the Same

Ali-A | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech
Ali-A

It started quite slow, I mean I only got 100 subscribers in my first year, but then suddenly more and more people started watching the videos and making requests. I started using my mobile and doing little bits beforehand, where I'd talk into the camera, and started posting more regular 'Let's Play' videos and the next year was on about 1,000 subscribers, but then it started going mad... In 2011 I was already on 100,000 subscribers. That's when I realised it could be a fulltime job.

'Empowered Moms', Fergie? I Don't Follow...

Lisa Williams | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Parents
Lisa Williams

Moms I'd Like to Follow: Yes, I'll follow Kim on Instagram because she and Kanye are fricking hilarious. I'll dance to Fergie's music, shake my ass around the kitchen and, once a quarter, on the dancefloor. But Fergie's sweaty pseudo-feminism and its accompanying Instagram account? #unfollow

'How Many More of My Friends Need To Be Beaten for You to Realise We're Just Like You?'

Alexander Morgan | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK
Alexander Morgan

I'm sure I can say for Calum and I that it should be everyone's goal to make sure what has happened to us never happens to someone else. And we'll be proud to have you by our side.

Seven Ways Tech Is Changing Journalism and News Consumption

Damian Radcliffe | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech
Damian Radcliffe

According to research from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, social media is used each week by more than half (51%) of online news consumers to find, discuss and share, news content.