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On Sunday (8 September) tweets started to appear using #grabbag. A competition to win a giant bag of crisps? Nope.
I saw an online ad today for an upcoming event. A charity do, for a worthy cause, with a celeb host. The host’s name was spelled wrong. My finger hovered over telling them and quickly hovered away. “Don’t be that person” my inner pedant voice said. Experience tells me that people don’t like their errors […]
By Deborah Wroe I read a cynical article* in The Guardian this morning, I know right? It’s about teachers’ letters around primary school Sats and how they often get posted on social media and go viral. I read one on Twitter at the weekend, and I adored it This, given to my daughter and her […]
Breaking news – In Australia ‘Fake news’ has been selected as Macquarie Dictionary’s Word Of The Year. The Oxford English Dictionary announced ‘post truth’ as its choice in November, and the Merriam-Webster dictionary selected ‘surreal’ – both chosen due to a significant spike in searches for the words over the past year. In this post […]
By Deborah Wroe Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2016 has found that one in three adult internet users (34%), equivalent to 15 million people in the UK, has sought a period of time offline, with one in ten (11%) doing so in the last week alone. Some people are seeking Wi-Fi free holiday spots, some are taking […]
By Deborah Wroe It normally bugs me when people moan about changes to Facebook and Twitter. Facebook and Twitter can make whatever changes they like and we just have to work with it, but…the most recent changes announced by Twitter have really riled me. I could drop my tweet in here to show you how riled […]