• Going On Holiday? Time To Switch Off The Socials

    Kayleigh Moore Social media takes up a fair proportion of our time whether we want to admit it or not. So maybe just as when you are on holiday you don’t do work, social media should also get a break. For university students in particular, being active on social...
  • Me, Myself and I

    With social media sites such as Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram becoming such a predominant part of society, it’s hardly surprising that we are all becoming a little self-absorbed. In fact, with LinkedIn and Skype becoming more prevalent in the world of work, one could argue that there is an...
  • Embracing Your Face

    Not so long ago, taking a photo was an easy and simple process. You’d probably need to fiddle around a little with the zoom, or the focus, but that aside, one click of a button or tap of the screen would be enough to capture that moment in your...
  • Instagram and Snapchat – is it having a negative impact on today’s youth?

    OK, I know that social media’s impact is analysed day in and day out literally inside and out by the private and public sphere. However, this is a pertinent question since it is affecting young people. Today’s generation seem to be more than ever sucked into a social media...
  • What’s the alternative to Facebook?

    Following the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal, the hashtag #DeleteFacebook was trending, and many considered jumping ship (though, according to Mark Zuckerberg, no “meaningful number” did). But the social media giant is something that a lot of people – particularly university students – use regularly as part of their everyday...
  • In Conversation: Megan and her Nan on the evolution of technology

    In the ever-growing world of technology and social media, I think it is easy to forget that it is not part of everyone’s life. Our generation is used to technology as we were brought up with it, but what about our older generation? They have had to try to...
  • My life in phones: a brief history of technological memories

    Motorola clamshell, Nokia 1600 and Sony Ericsson k700 – a long lost generation of mobile phones that first introduced us to the technological world. Do you remember the initial excitement that pierced your heart when your fingers impatiently ripped the wrapping paper apart to reveal the one little piece...