Month: December 2016Page 2 of 5

Facilitating Terror Attacks Online – The Use of Encrypted Communications

The recent terror attack in Berlin which has left 12 dead and 49 injured has raised a pivotal question here at Logged Into Terrorism. That being, how are Terrorists…

Why are we so hooked on having the gossip?

When it comes to social media, our use of it can be quite excessive and smartphones only increase our accessibility to the online world. But why are we…

12 days of Tindmas – The Gamification of Dating.

Fun fun fun. I’m the first sucker to be more likely to do something if it’s gamified. What can I say, I’m a simple being. That’s why I…

Internet, social media and the LGBTQ+ society

In my last post, I explained how the Internet and social media may be having a negative influence on the social injustice of minority groups. Contrary to that…

How Festive Are Our Fave Bloggers?

How many times do you see “giveaway” on Instagram, or Facebook or Twitter from the beauty bloggers you follow, or that has been re-posted by one of your friends? Many beauty bloggers love giving back to their following, and it would seem that Christmas is a time when this happens more often than not.

Are Websites creating or contributing to society’s expectations of men?

Who needs a personal trainer when you have free access to fitness websites? Bodybuilding.com is the largest online sports nutrition store and the most visited fitness website in…

Fitness Expectations in the Entertainment Industry

Are Celebrities the New Influencers for Body Image? Have you seen Apple’s new advertisement for Apple Music? Take a look at the video below. This advertisement stars Drake,…

Cyber Bully Buster… My Story

As a young girl I was moved around a lot for my parents work and so always found it different to feel grounded in a place I was…

Give Britain a Break: Our Lack of Leisure Time

Britain is Overworked and Undervalued People living in the Britain feel overworked and undervalued for their time, according to recent research by Morgan McKinley. For many Brits, this is…

WELCOME!-Who am I?

Just a little introduction, GAME OVER is written by myself, Sophie. I am 20 years of age and currently doing a degree at Bournemouth University, I am a…

Not So Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas folks!

It’s Christmas Day and I’m currently sat by the fire with my pudgy Pug as we mourn the loss of roughly 200 pigs in blankets. Although I’ve had yet another magical Christmas with my family, I can’t help noticing the loom of Social Media and how it’s ruining Christmas.

12 Days of Tindmas – Too Much Choice

Variety is the spice of life? We are bought up to believe that choice is the best thing for us. Whether it’s supermarkets stocking different versions of what…

The Beauty of Imperfection – An Interview

  Hi all! Today brings a very exciting post. Due to it being Christmas Eve, I thought I’d give my readers an early present. A few weeks ago…

Clickbait and Controversial YouTubers

Everywhere on the internet you’ll come across clickbait content. Whether you’re reading online news articles, scrolling on social media platforms or searching YouTube. As discussed in my last…

12 Days of Tindmas – Ghosting

What is Ghosting? Online dating allows users to simply never message back if a date doesn’t work out. It gives users the option to ‘opt out’ of a…

Online Shopping Infects All

This Time of the Year For children, December is the month when Santa sends presents down the chimney; however, for others, finding the prefect gift is the goal….

Boobs or Bum?

Oh the ever favourite question … Boobs or Bum? I frequently over hear conversations had between men and this is a phrase I always seem to hear. Now, I’m…

In Your Pocket & In Your Home

Will we welcome AI into our personal lives with open arms? If you’re reading this blog, I’m willing to bet you own a smartphone. In fact, chances are…

Recovery: A Step in The Right Direction

When it comes to Eating Disorder’s there’s certainly no easy answer to recovery. It’s a psychological illness and for so many people its such a struggle to overcome and…

Let’s take this in for a moment ….

As you can see in the infographic above I carried out some research, now you are probably wondering why this has anything to do with me and my…

5 Top Tips to Feeling More Confident

With Christmas only days away and New Year’s Eve just around the corner I’m sure you’ll all have many social events planned that you will want to feel…

From Protection to Surveillance – European Union

The personal data privacy is well-developed in European Union (EU). The Data Protection Directive in the European Commission acts as a national law which requires the data controller…

12 Days of Tindmas – Pressure

Maybe It’s Just Me? I am a stressy, anxious person. It’s just who I am and for me, there have certainly been times where Tinder was too much…

Christmas Spirit or Social Media and Smartphones?

Does getting in the Christmas spirit mean getting off our smartphones? Or does social media provide an online network of people celebrating the same holiday? The question is,…

There is a Chinese saying: Bái fùměi/白富美 (white, rich and beautiful)…

大家好, hello everyone!  😊 First thing firsts, thank you for reading my first blog post. I received many positive and encouraging comments about it, so thank you for…

VPN’s For Dummies

What is a VPN? A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, is a group of computers privately networked together over the public network of the internet, allowing users to remotely…

The Effects of Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying can impact people of all ages, although most cyber bullying has been reported targeting young children and teens. Victims can be from all walks of life….

Social Media Addiction: Attraction to Distraction

Today, I will be looking at how our obsession with social media has become a huge distraction. There’s no denying it, most of us (myself included) are distracted…

Trying YouTube!

My Video I’m trying YouTube!! If you have been reading my other blog posts, you will see that the theme has been about other people creating YouTube videos and…

Tom Daley: Twitter Trolls

It seems like not long ago people lived without computers in their home, social media on their phones, and communicating via their devices. However, this has changed. A…

The Instagram Identity: Final thoughts

Hello, world! So Christmas is fast approaching and it seems there is all the more reason to post selfies. And hey why not- post away it’s the festive…

Rise of fake news

Since when do we start talking about fake news? And where do the fake news come from? It is interesting to take a look at how the term…

SETTING UP YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT

Hi guys, this week I will be looking at your social medias, and giving tips with what to think about when setting up a social media account. Have…

Ignorance is bliss | The Mind, Media and Microaggression

The media was collectively outraged by Trumps overtly sexist and racist remarks during his presidential campaign. People took to Twitter and Facebook  to condemn the candidate for his unacceptable comments….

12 Days of Tindmas – D*ck Pics

I will never understand. I’m gonna kick this off with an obvious one. The glorious ‘D*ck pic.’ I feel like I speak on behalf of 90% of women (and…

Getting an Online Education

As we found in the last post the Internet is the barer of all knowledge (well… most knowledge); which means that there is a lot on there that…

Is Social Media taking over our happiness?

The world of Social Media is without any doubt part of our everyday world. As soon as we open our eyes in the morning, we need to check how many…

#Grime4Corbyn

  Corbyn’s successful digital campaign led to hundreds of grime artists showing their support for the Labour leader with the lights of MOBO award winning Stormzy, who has…

Post #5: Phishing for your data?

The internet is being used to share more data than ever before. Every two days we create as much information as we did in total up to 2003…

Bes! What IS a ‘dalagang Pilipina’ or a ‘typical Filipina woman’ these days?!

‘Typical Filipina Woman’ Representation To all my fellow Filipinos out there, what does ‘dalagang Pilipina’ mean or a ‘Typical Filipina woman’?   “The traditional dalagang Pilipina (Filipina maiden)…