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– 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…

Long distance is worth it.

Hi again, This is the video post relating to my blog site. This is a short video poem on long distance relationships. It talks about how although relationships…

Visual Infographic – tips and facts

 LINK TO INFOGRAPHIC Stats from: https://www.ons.gov.uk  

Video: Interview with Christopher Chope, Christchurch MP.

Yesterday I interviewed Conservative MP Christopher Chope. He has previously tried to establish a new law under which illegal immigrants in the UK would be fined and imprisoned…

Pretending You’re Happy by All Memes Necessary?

Memes: Do they make us happy or sad? Memes are confusing little things that send mixed messages to different people. Acting as a double edged sword, on one…

Video | How do we choose our Scroll Models?

“Man Up!”

Too often are the issues of gender expectations for men pushed under the carpet. Men and women are both assigned genders at birth and gender roles that are determined by society. This…

The celebrity obsession with being plastic

The world is becoming increasingly obsessed with plastic surgery. If you look at nearly all older stars they have most likely had work done. But the popularity of…

How Sainsbury’s is changing the Gary game!

I wasn’t planning on writing a post about Sainsbury’s but after seeing two amazing articles on the store today, I just had to! The first article highlighted the…

5 tips to spot fake news – illustration with infographics

Fake news is everywhere. Before social media like Facebook and Twitter overcome their problem with fake news, we, as internet users, should take the responsibility to think before…

Time to pick a brain…

Tonight’s post is something different. I was fortunate enough to be joined by a successful young lady (Grace) who was willing to take time out of her busy…

Make-Up Normalization

Makeup has become deeply embedded in our society’s culture as a normality for women. We never really question why women wear make-up, it’s just the way life is….

Benefits of Bloggers- Influencer Infographic.

Hey GenZ’ers! I hope you are all fine and well and have been embracing this rather gloomy January with in full swing. Anyway, this is my final post…

Lady Gaga & Miley Cyrus’ biggest fan? I think so.

I interviewed Adam Safta about his love for Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus and here it is! Enjoy!   Video credits: Filmed and Edited by Saakshi Bowri Sound…

Sham Sanctuaries – Exciting or Irresponsible?

As a young person, scrolling through your social media feeds you are almost certain to come across photographs and videos of your friends on their travels, and you…

Memes: Helping causes one Gorilla at a time

Memes have become caped crusaders by bringing attention to important causes. Today’s society’s obsession with sharing viral memes has shed light on many causes that had gone under the public’s radar. This…

Top Tips Everyone Should Follow to Improve their Privacy and The Security of Their Data Online.

According to internetlivestats.com, around 40% of the world has access to the internet. That translates to over 3 billion people. The internet is therefore a goldmine of data…

– Ways to tackle internet addiction

Generally, therapy for internet addiction includes individual therapy, group therapy, behavior modification exercises and developing other interests via art therapy, recreation therapy or similar programs. Also, some parents…