Photo-sharing is back: how social media has framed the pandemic | Coronavirus- Tempemail

They have flooded in recent days on to Twitter and Facebook, or been shared in excited texts and WhatsApps: photographs of beaming friends and colleagues, delightedly capturing the moment they could at last down a pub garden pint, or have a haircut, or receive a long-awaited vaccine. As Britain has Continue Reading

Facebook planned to remove fake accounts in India – until it realized a BJP politician was involved | Social media- Tempemail

Facebook allowed a network of fake accounts to artificially inflate the popularity of an MP from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), for months after being alerted to the problem. The company was preparing to remove the fake accounts but paused when it found evidence that the politician was probably Continue Reading

‘Something drastic’: Stuart Broad would back social media boycott over abuse | Cricket- Tempemail

Stuart Broad believes the England cricket team would be willing to “make a stand” against online abuse by joining football’s wave of social media boycotts. Scottish champions Rangers as well as Championship clubs Swansea and Birmingham are currently on a week-long break as a result of racist abuse, former Arsenal Continue Reading

Who will deal with your online presence when you die? How to create a ‘digital will’ | Social media

Two things are certain in life: death and the internet. With so many day-to-day functions, tasks and memories now taking place online, the question of what will become of your digital legacy – who will preserve, control or delete your accounts when you are gone – has become increasingly important. Continue Reading

University of Leicester threatens to strip professor of title over social media barbs | Universities- Tempemail

The University of Leicester has threatened to strip an 81-year-old professor emeritus of his title after he posted comments on social media criticising the institution, which is currently facing a strike ballot over redundancies. Peter Armstrong, who accepted the offer of emeritus status when he retired from the university in Continue Reading

How VoIP Can Be Used in Social Media Marketing

There’s no denying the importance of social media, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. It’s where people spend most of their time socializing, looking at products, and generally wishing they had more. This is what makes it an incredibly effective marketing tool. In an ever-challenging market, it’s a necessity for businesses, Continue Reading

Stomachs in? Return of low-rise jeans leads to social media flare-up | Fashion- Tempemail

One of the most polarising fashions from the 2000’s is making a return: the low-rise, stomach revealing jean. Models Hailey Bieber and Bella Hadid have been seen in the trouser and, according to Digitalloft.co.uk, online searches have increased by 73% in the last 12 months. The trend has been lighting Continue Reading

Swansea City to boycott social media in fight against ‘abhorrent abuse’ | Swansea City- Tempemail

Swansea City have announced that the club, all their players and their staff will boycott social media for a week to turn up the heat on Facebook and Twitter in the fight against online discrimination. From 5pm on Thursday, Swansea’s first-team and academy players will not post any content on Continue Reading

Medical tests promoted in media with no mention of potential harm, Australian study finds | Medical research

Medical tests often offered through smartphones and watches and designed to detect the early signs of disease are being promoted by media without mention of their potential harms, an Australian study published in the leading US medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found. Researchers from the University of Sydney and Continue Reading