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The continuous usage of Facebook and its implications

Since its formation in 2004, Facebook has essentially become the Internet. Whoever has a computer or a mobile phone generally has a Facebook account. Facebook has evolved into…

Are social media applications a gift or a curse?

Are we more social due to social media? Or are we in fact more unsociable with the people and things around us due to the world of social…

5 Simple ways the Media affects the General Elections

It is not unknown by know to know that journalists yield a lot of power. The media have played an important part in politics since the First Amendment…

The Stats

Everything you need to know about the 2017 General Election:

About Me

Hello, my names is Natasha Downs and I’m at 21 year old girl from North West London. With this blog i will be sharing my own views on…

The failing business model of the newspaper

  [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/304095529″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   Give this mini solo podcast a listen as I discuss the flawed business model of the newspaper and what…

Pros and Cons of Internet Surveillance? How to Protect Yourself?

Although there are lots of opposition to internet surveillance in the public, governments in different countries still implement various of policies to monitor data and information of their…

My personal experience with online campaigning

Today`s post is going to be a bit different as it is in the form of a podcast. In it I will be sharing my personal experience with…

Was digital media the decisive in the GE 2017?

I think that it is safe to say that the influence of digital technology has surpassed the likes of TV and more traditional media as the most important…

Hiatus | Bye from Thought Revolution

This project has been a continuous learning curve. Hopefully, like me, some of you have been able to think differently about the role the media plays in your…

The Digital Oil Rush and its damaging effect on Journalism

Some say Data is the new oil. It is the price we pay for using the internet whether some of us know it or not.  The dominant market…

#STOPFUNDINGHATE

In today’s blog post, it’s all about the campaign #stopfundinghate ! I bet you’re wondering what the campaign is all about? Well, Stop Funding Hate is a campaign…

Productivity Apps in Review

Productivity App Review Video In this video, I am providing reviews for three productivity apps available on the Google Play Store. Hopefully, each app can offer you an intriguing…

A Guide on how to be a Politician

Ladies and Gentlemen, here it is. The official guide to being a modern politician from yours truly. Thus far my blog has been about the implications of social…

#VLOG: Up close and personal

Our last post for this page and we are getting up close and personal! Thanks for following Romance Remastered and may technology always work in your favour! xx

The Control That Government Has Over Social Media

Can the government have control over your access to Facebook and Twitter? Continue reading this post to find out more. Social media is often viewed as a way…

VIDEO CHAT – FARMING

Here is a video I have created with my opinions on the issues of the farming industry which links to research.   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfYesCiwebQ]

– China is trying to get addicts back to “the right track”.

Last year, a 19-year-old Chinese teenager rushed to hospital after chopping off his hand by his own so as to cure his addiction to the internet. In 2014,…

The World’s Most Notorious Hacking Groups

Anonymous http://anonofficial.com/   Anonymous is an online ‘hacktivist’ collective active in all over the world. They stand against injustice of all kinds, they are anti-censorship and anti-oppression and can…

THE RISE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

THE RISE OF SOCIAL MEDIA & THE ACCEPTANCE OF COSMETIC SURGERY Before, many years ago, the internet was a resourceful tool for one-way dimension and capturing information, this…

Appearance matters – The Mail Online forget what’s important

Yet again, The Mail Online have given me no great pleasure but to criticise their ‘not so worthy’ news story headline. Being captured globally in newspaper headlines just…

Selfie Mannequin Challenge.

 The Dreaded Challenge. Have you done one? Do you want to do one? Would you film it or take part in it? Mannequin Challenges have gone crazy. Widely…

Cook with me! – Joe Wicks Recipe

If you’ve been living under a rock, you may have no idea who Joe Wicks (A.K.A The Body Coach) is. But if you haven’t, you will be very…

Online Communities.

Check out the video on online communities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJdcEK3ksvc  For those that prefer to read here is the Transcript of the Video. Hi everyone my name is Haris Alexandrou…

Football Hooligans

We all know a football hooligan or at least some of our clubs supporters are hooligans? Well what really is a football hooligan, I would personally say someone…

Memes: Are you addicted?

‘Hello I am The Meme Pandemic and I am a meme-aholic’. Memes are amazing: they’re witty and cheeky however they are easily addictive! Find out if you’re a meme addict…

Types of Hacker

https://sdk.canva.com/v1/embed.jsTypes of Hacker- Infographic by Grace Craigie-Williams

THE END OF PRIVACY

With 2.34 billion people using social media worldwide, it is fair to say most of us are frequent social media users, no matter what the platform. Whether it…

How technology has facilitated journalism

Track 1 –  Track 2 – In this day and age most people from developed countries have their own smartphone or computer. These are some of the technological…

Is Ella really delicious?

BBC Two recently aired a programme that investigates the craze of ‘clean eating’. Since starting this blog, I have become more interested on how this social media sensation…

5 mins with Leafy: A podcast on Cultural Appropriation

Hello Guys, So here is Leafy dreams first ever podcast. People in power use their social media platforms as a means to express their identity but what if…

#Advertising

I don’t think I can do a blog about materialistic young people if I didn’t talk about one of the main factors that contributes to this – advertising…

Let’s be Social

Okay I’m going to paint a picture for you. I’ve had a long day, two whole hours on uni campus and I’m bored. I need an emotional release….

The Tough Issues of the Tough Guys

Men, Mental Health and Technology There has been a lot of stigma attached to mental health, especially when talking about men. Mental health is something not that widely…

Homophobia In Football

Raising the issue of racism in one of my blog posts, another key issue in football in Homophobia. We don’t see much of homophobia in football, but nearly three…

Memes: Antisocial or social?

Are we becoming increasingly anti-social because of memes? Are we addicted to our phones and laptops – always looking at memes? Have we lost touch with what’s real and…

The online women’s march: How one very important event connected the world.

Social networking sites can sometimes give you the most amazing sense of belonging. Like this week for instance, I wasn’t able to attend one of the Women’s marches and…

12 Days of Tindmas – How Shallow is Tinder?

Look who decided to make a vlog! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGFzdWlUDE4] I decided for my first vlog, I should do a social experiment kind of thing. I really wanted to…

!!!Video about Hong Kong’s Problem of Teen Internet Addiction!!!

>>>>>>> Hong Kong has a good connection speed to the Internet. Below is a video taken by me in Hong Kong. I am not familiar to make movie…

MY MINECRAFT EXPERIENCE- Why I continued playing.

This week’s blog post is about my personal experiences with spending a considerable amount of time on Minecraft.   Below are some additional links to: Minecraft Worlds Other…