10 October 2022
The beauty of BlackJoyTok
The Black lived experience is not all about misfortune. And, although it’s important to witness, so is Black joy: welcome to BlackJoyTok.
7 October 2022
The best IG accounts to follow for Black joy
It’s time to bring some Black joy to your Instagram timeline.
27 August 2022
How-to make your first TikTok
With TikTok being everyone’s favourite platform, you might be looking to get started on your own. So here’s how…
5 August 2022
What is the manosphere and why does it represent an active threat to women?
The manosphere is an online community fuelled with misogyny, violent culture and anti-feminist rhetoric actively spreading harmful messaging regarding women to society.
27 July 2022
More children are turning to Childline struggling with eating and body image
Childline, the counselling service run by the NSPCC, has released new data showing an increase in the number of young people with concerns about eating and body image.
10 June 2022
Is BeingReal on Social Media important?
Considering the benefits of authenticity in social media, looking at the new app BeReal.
13 April 2022
Are We Falling Into A Filter Bubble? How The Online World Can Shape Our Opinions
Read on as we delve into the future of ‘The Filter Bubble’ and what it could mean for the future of news consumption and global communication as we pick apart how the online world can shape our opinions.
28 March 2022
“Are you really going to eat all of that?"
Yes, yes I am.
17 March 2022
MisInfoCon: The disinformation ecosystem in 2022: new, authentic, and recurring actors
As part of Mozilla Festival, Rachael Levy discusses the importance of acknowledging disinformation threats in all forms
17 March 2022
MisInfoCon: intersectionality and gendered disinformation targeting women in politics
Mozilla Festival’s roundtable discussion on gendered disinformation led by DeVan Hankerson Madrigal, Irene Mwendwa, and Gabriela De Oliveira.
4 March 2022
Self-directed shame and Instagram idealisation
If you live by the sword that is Instagram, what impact does this have on idealised body perceptions and how can we point towards future directions for social media sites?
18 November 2021 – 19 December 2021
Kickstarter: Social Media Co-Ordinator
Join our team as a Kickstarter. We're offering 7 roles in all and on this page are details of joining us as a social media co-ordinator.
11 October 2021
Facebook outage: What went wrong?
In early October billions of people lost connection to Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, resulting in no small amount of chaos (and a bit of peace and quiet). How did this happen?
17 August 2021
Instagram introduces new 'limits' feature to filter abusive comments
The social media platform says the new feature, among others that will be launched will ‘help protect people from abuse on Instagram’.
11 August 2021
New study finds young people more confident in expressing opinions online
Conducted by community organisation Conscious Youth, the study found that 71% of young people aged 11 - 25 feel more confident in supporting causes they feel passionately about online.
24 July 2021
Twitter to trial up and down vote buttons
The new feature is being tested by the social media platform, and will only be available to some users of the iOS app.
14 July 2021
Social Media: Helping Or Hindering Ethnic Minorities?
A look into the world of social media and whether it is a friend or a foe to ethnic minorities.
16 June 2021
Navigating social media in an era of filtered information
In a world where people are overloaded with information on social media and the internet, how much of the content we consume is one-sided? Why is it important we try to access a range of different perspectives now more than ever?