Category Archives: Social Media

Tevez and the RIP Fergie sign: PR Fail or just a bit of Banter?

Manchester City Football Club was forced to issue an apology to Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson today. This was following the Man City victory parade, that saw City striker Carlos Tevez brandish a sign that read ‘RIP Fergie,’ a reference … Continue reading

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Youtube Strikes Again. This time for Equal Marriage

  Once more, an individual has utilised youtube effectively to convey a political story in a personalised way. This emotional video puts the case for equal marriage, using real life tragedy to motivate people to act. Despite being a simple, … Continue reading

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Digital Nativism vs Digital Development (3/3)

The concept of digital natives and digital immigrants is a controversial one. Is age a good enough predictor of digital proficiency?  Or do other variables play just as important a role? This is the final part of a series of … Continue reading

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Digital Nativism vs Digital Globalisation (2/3)

The concept of digital natives and digital immigrants is a controversial one. Is age a good enough predictor of digital proficiency?  Or do other variables play just as important a role? This is part two of a series of three … Continue reading

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Pinterest Develops Vimeo Integration

Pinterest, one of the most current social media platforms, has facilitated the integration of vimeo content. This comes hot on the heels of youtube integration, which opened up the platform to the largest video sharing site on the Web. What … Continue reading

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Digital Nativism vs Digital Poverty (1/3)

The concept of digital natives and digital immigrants is a controversial one. Is age a good enough predictor of digital proficiency?  Or do other variables play just as important a role? This is part one of a series of three … Continue reading

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Employers Request Social Media Passwords

We all know that our online footprint is important. What you tweet from the comfort of your bedroom can potentially be viewed from every bedroom in the world. It has not been uncommon in the last few years to hear … Continue reading

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The Internet or Sex. What would you choose?!

A survey by the Boston Consulting Group has revealed that 25% of Britons would rather give up sex than the internet. The rather startling figure was accompanied by the equally shocking statistic that 65% of people would choose the internet … Continue reading

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Tweets that Come back to Haunt You

The footballing community was shocked last week, when Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed during a Premier League match against Tottenham at White Heart Lane. Bolton and Tottenham fans alike watched in horror as it became increasingly clear that Muamba the … Continue reading

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Kony 2012 and Youtube: The Power to Distort?

Kony 2012 is a campaign by controversial organisation ‘Invisible Children.’ The campaign focuses on Joseph Kony; leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), an armed group in Central Africa widely condemned for its human rights violations, and use of child … Continue reading

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