‘Know how to flex on Insta?’: grandchildren and grandparents explain the world to each other | Family- Tempemail

‘In your day, you were such gentlemen’: Louis Brow, 21, and Bob Smith, 80, on dating, slang and boxing Bob Smith sits upright on the sofa as his grandson, Louis Brow, prepares to quiz him on youth slang. We are sitting in the living room of Louis’s family home in Continue Reading

‘Spreading like a virus’: inside the EU’s struggle to debunk Covid lies | World news- Tempemail

In April 2020, near the start of the global pandemic, Felix Kartte was working 14-hour shifts as an EU policy officer, struggling to monitor a barrage of coronavirus-linked disinformation. Articles claiming that the pandemic was a hoax, that it was caused by 5G, that it could be cured by hydroxychloroquine Continue Reading

From Oslo pram guy to the teenage vacuum expert: inside the obsessive world of niche online reviewers | Life and style- Tempemail

Once a month, every month, more than 8,000 strangers pay James Hoffmann a total of £16,263 so he can go out and buy coffee machines. Hoffmann, 41, from London, is an author, business owner, coffee connoisseur and, above all, a YouTuber: more than 900,000 people subscribe to his channel, on Continue Reading

World Friendship Day: How to make friends as an adult | The Independent- Tempemail

In today’s social media-saturated culture, the prospect of forming friendships offline can feel more daunting than ever before. While most of us happily make new digital connections every day, one right-swipe at a time, approaching people in real life is more of a nuanced art, particularly when your intentions are Continue Reading

Turkey’s labourers take to TikTok to show millions their harsh work conditions – video | World news- Tempemail

Workers in Turkish factories, construction sites and fields have become the unlikely stars of TikTok, revealing harsh and dangerous conditions in posts with millions of views. Turkey, ranked among the ’10 worst countries in the world for workers’, is one of TikTok’s largest user bases, with approximately 19.2 million users. Continue Reading

‘I felt I existed in this world’: TikTok gives a voice to Turkey’s labourers | Turkey- Tempemail

Agricultural workers throw their buckets into the air at the end of harvest like at a graduation ceremony. A construction site turns into a concert hall, with workers wearing strands of hemp as wigs and singing into bits of plastic piping instead of microphones. A market stall becomes a runway Continue Reading

REvil ransomware attack against MSPs and its clients around the world- Tempemail

An attack perpetrated by REvil aka Sodinokibi ransomware gang against Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and their clients was discovered on July 2. Some of the victims have reportedly been compromised through a popular MSP software which led to encryption of their customers. The total number of encrypted businesses could run Continue Reading

Sweat review – behind the scenes of the Insta influencer | World cinema- Tempemail

We’re used to seeing social media stars from a particular vantage point: the ring-lit, face-on front camera of their mobile phones. Swedish writer-director Magnus von Horn’s shrewd second feature, about a fictional Polish fitness influencer, Sylwia (Magdalena Koleśnik), constantly readjusts its angle. Michal Dymek’s frenetic, often handheld camera examines Sylwia Continue Reading

‘Her body is her business card’: Sweat director Magnus von Horn on the world of online influencers | Film- Tempemail

Magnus von Horn makes a confession few film-makers would admit to: “Some of the things I saw on social media were more moving than what I saw in the cinema.” Cinema and social media are currently the best of enemies: competitors for our precious attention, at opposite ends of a Continue Reading

Constance Hall says daughter’s struggle with bullies sent her into ‘a world of anger’- Tempemail

Blogger Constance Hall has opened up about her daughter’s struggle with bullying in a heartfelt social media post. The Perth, Australia-based mother of seven shared a long post on social media revealing her daughter was being bullied and she’d made the decision to take her out of school as a Continue Reading