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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.

The Sheer Amount of Racism on Social Media Is Exhausting

Rhammel Afflick | Posted 07.06.2016 | 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.

People With Disabilities, Transgendered Identities and Women Still Fair Game for Hate Speech Online

Dr. Alexander Brown | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK
Dr. Alexander Brown

UK incitement to hatred law offers similarly piecemeal protections, covering only race, religion, and sexual orientation.

TV VS YOUTUBE - What's Best For Business?

Martin Sadofski | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Martin Sadofski

We are living in a golden age of TV. We are watching more and more great shows from an ever increasing array of new challengers to the traditional broadcasters. But beyond Netflix and Amazon we are seeing innovative brands becoming the publishers of great original content.

If You Want More Followers Online But Can't Seem to Get Them, This Article May Explain Why

Cassandra Lee Yieng | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Cassandra Lee Yieng

If you've ever sat up in bed wondering why you're not as popular as someone else online, why someone younger has more followers/friends/connections/su...

YouTuber's £260,000 Supercar Seen Mangled After Smash

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A popular YouTuber has been left with a potential bill of thousands of pounds, after one of his luxury rental cars was driven into a brick wall. Motor...

Keeping Fit, Eating Chips and Naughty Bits

Charlotte de Carle | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte de Carle

The last few months have been pretty manic, so apologies for my lack of posting but I have been filming an exciting new show called "Around the world ...

John Oliver Gives YouTube Conspiracy Videos A Hammering

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK

Do you believe the moon landings were faked in order to gain a propaganda victory for the Americans during the Cold War? Are you sure the US governmen...

Tinder: My Right Hand Master Procrastinator

Sasha Govor | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sasha Govor

My name is Sasha and I'm a procrastinator. That's right, a self-diagnosed, self-confessed time wasting expert with a diary full of back-to-back procrastination meetings. I gave up on eating lunch today as it was a distraction from the amount of procrastination I had to get done.