Google and Facebook are the largest advertising platforms on the Internet, both allowing you to target customers and spread your brand message and it can be expensive, but how do you get the ball rolling on a limited budget? The most important difference between using......No comment
Site changes rules to ban content aimed at making people act against official advice Coronavirus latest news Twitter will remove tweets that run the risk of causing harm by spreading dangerous misinformation about Covid-19, the company has said, after weeks of criticism that its policies......No comment
Instagram is launching a new 'Co-Watching' feature which enables users to scroll through Instagram within a video chat.
News comes as app seeks to shed image as hub for fake news about pandemic Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage WhatsApp is in talks to set up a dedicated NHS chatbot to allow people to access basic information about the coronavirus......No comment
There are few women on the show, and after receiving a torrent of abuse on social media, Lucy Clarke (Jesus, Oxford) isn’t surprised After my team’s latest episode of University Challenge, I idly scrolled through Twitter. It was much as ever: old men telling me......No comment
Stars – they’re just like us! As in: losing their minds with boredom and making increasingly hysterical content. Here are some of the best regular feeds Famous people are used to hearing the echo of applause and crowds of compliments everywhere they go. When they......No comment
From Gloria Gaynor to Arnold Schwarzenegger, celebrities help to stave off boredom Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Variations on the adage that celebrities are just like us but with better hair, teeth and diets have been put to the test this......No comment
Can’t stop scrolling? I’m seeing social media gangs rising up: the shouters, the mega sharers and those who just say ‘Italy’
I don’t know if you’ve been online lately – I mean what, truly, else is there to do? I’ve read books and I’ve cooked lentils and I have watched all of the good movies of 2019, and Knives Out as well. For a while yesterday I sat on a windowsill and quietly “drew things”. I moved all the furniture around and had an impromptu indoor badminton game, which is what I imagine cults do in the hours before they drink the Kool-Aid.
Now I find myself, like a moth drawn irresistibly to a flame, scrolling endlessly through Twitter, then Instagram, then Twitter again, one more time to Instagram then maybe a quick dash to Facebook, all the while thinking: “Huh, everyone else is bored, too.” If you have been online lately you will notice something, and that is coronavirus has infected our culture, and the discourse is mutating around us, and the language and intensity of discussion will be permanently disfigured by this once-in-a-lifetime event.Continue reading...