4 Ways You're Being Marketed to Without Knowing It

Ben Mirza | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Ben Mirza

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

Media Coverage of Politics Needs to Change

Stuart Thomson | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Politics
Stuart Thomson

There has been a collective failure to attract a younger audience to politics and current affairs. This is in very large part the fault of the parties themselves. Trying to blame the media would be foolish and wrong. They do, however, have a contribution to make.

Tweet Your Way to the Top: How Social Media Can Broaden Your Employment Horizons

Kirstie Mackey | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK
Kirstie Mackey

Utilising Twitter and LinkedIn can give you some incredibly valuable insights into a company that will really make you standout in an interview.

East Asian Pop Culture is Inspiring a New Generation of YouTubers and Their Fans

Emma Leverton | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Leverton

Next time you're on YouTube, check out this internet sensation. Scroll though some of the related videos too. East Asian pop culture is inspiring this tribe of YouTubers and their fans. I can guarantee that Kelsey and her online counterparts will keep you entertained until four in the morning.

WilliaM: The Man with Two Mouths

Aaron Child | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Aaron Child

''I bet you cannot guess what this video is promoting?'' read the Reddit headline and it was correct I couldn't. This lovely short isn't straight ...

People Are Hiding Porn On YouTube Using Irish Names

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Tech

YouTube has closed a loophole by which porn videos were apparently left unmoderated if they had Irish language titles. The Google-owned video giant...

Kids Today: How the Times Have Changed

Imogen Groome | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

I used to have allocated family-laptop time, and when I got a laptop of my own, it didn't have internet. Now, people can access and create a wealth of information at just the click of a button. And while this is convenient, entertaining and empowering - and, don't get me wrong, I embrace it just as much as everyone else, I'm only 21 after all - I miss the times when I'd mess around on Paint and Movie Maker for fun before going downstairs to watch the Simpsons, then reading a book before going to bed.

Three BookTubers Talk About Their Most Anticipated Young Adult Books of 2015

Laura M. Bell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Laura M. Bell

YouTube might not be the first place you go for that most low-tech form of entertainment: reading. And yet, YouTube has become the unlikely hero of a reading renaissance, thanks to the BookTubing phenomenon.

Well This Is Excellent

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech

You might think the most fun thing about snow is flinging snowballs, building snowmen or taking a day off work. It’s not. The most fun thing abou...

Vietnam's Communism Rapped at 85

Hung Nguyen | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK
Hung Nguyen

The Communist Party celebrates its 85th birthday with a legitimacy crisis at least among sections of the youth and intellectuals.

This Isn't A Real Map, It's Minecraft

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech

Westeroscraft are a group of modders who have spent the last year rebuilding the fictional world of Westeros from 'Game of Thrones' in Minecraft. W...

Here's Why There's So Much Terror Content On YouTube

AP | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech

Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror related content, complic...

10 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels in 2015

AllTime10s | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

They've got over a hundred million subscribers between them and have billions of views. Featuring comedy gamers, funny skits and world-famous musician...

Top 10 YouTube Entertainment and Alternative News Channels To Follow

WatchMojo | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

Welcome to the tenth episode of TopX, countdown the very best that YouTube has to offer! Today we're counting down our picks for the Top 10 Enterta...

Are TV Formats Boring?: Welcome to #Britishshowsrenamed

Josh Marshall | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Josh Marshall

These days I've become increasingly bored of television formats and much prefer the company of my laptop, the neighbours cat (who wanders through my conservatory in a daily escape bid from captivity) and a mug of beef tea.

All Bark No Bite: Why 'Instagram Inspiration' Needs Action

Josh Marshall | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Josh Marshall

"Start before you're ready" ... What does it mean? It means to "whisper #YOLO to the wind" and delve into something before all your cards are dealt, because, let's face it - so many of us wait for the right moment and that moment never comes.

'You Wouldn't Be Long Getting Frost But.' Northern Irish Teen Has Best Accent. Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

When we came across this Northern Irish teen from Londonderry being interviewed about his school trip in the snow, we couldn't help but giggle. The...

The Art of Being a YouTuber: Lindsey Stirling

Pippa Moyle | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech
Pippa Moyle

Successful YouTubers now have shows on BBC Radio 1, Penguin book deals, cosmetic ranges and spend a lot of time traveling the world, whilst millions of subscribers buy into their brand.

Hunched 'Ghost' Lurches After Car In Terrifying Mobile Phone Footage

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK

Genuinely unsettling footage of a white-clad figure shambling towards a car has emerged. The three-minute clip was posted to YouTube on Thursday a...

25 Vloggers Under 25 Who Are Owning The World Of YouTube

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Samuelson | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Without a doubt, 2014 has been the year of the YouTubers. From number one UK vlogger Zoella's first novel selling more copies than Harry Potter in its...

This Blind Woman Wows YouTube With Her Cooking Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Does cooking anything without the help of the microwave feel like too much effort after a long day at the office? Try chopping onions when you can...

The Best YouTube Fails Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Together with Handface, we round up the finest, funniest, flat-out fails that made us giggle on YouTube this year... SEE ALSO: Our Favourite Funn...

Are Katie Hopkins et al Just Jealous of Zoella?

Duncan Lindsay | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Duncan Lindsay

Instead of lashing out at Zoella and criticising her methods of achieving the success that most of us will never taste, why don't we learn from it? The days are gone where we use a typewriter to agonisingly piece together a novel pitch; it's all about social media now. Zoella was one step ahead and it just happened to work out for her.

YouTube Reveals The Biggest Videos Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Tech

YouTube has published its list of the top trending videos of 2014 and leading the top 10 list is everyone's favourite mutant giant spider dog from Pol...

YouTube's 2014 Rewind Parodies 'Let It Go', 'Turn Down For What'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Tech

For the fifth year running, YouTube has released its festive round up of the most popular videos of the past 12 months. 2013's collection featured ...