February, 2015

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Behind The Headlines (28th February 2015)

The Power and The Curse of Social Media

 

What is Social Media?

http://webtrends.about.com/od/web20/a/social-media.htm

 

Pros & Cons

Breaking news

 Mobilising political Movements

Click Bait & Memes

http://knowyourmeme.com

You only die twice..

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/feb/16/tony-harts-second-death-are-greatly-exaggerated

 

That Dress

http://descrier.co.uk/oddities/thedress-internet-confused-if-dress-is-white-and-gold-or-blue-and-black/

 

Bloopers

http://www.informationweek.com/software/social/10-worst-social-media-meltdowns-of-2013/d/d-id/1112936

http://www.businessinsider.com/worst-social-media-fails-of-the-year-so-far-2013-3?op=1&IR=T

http://www.socialfish.org/2014/03/the-biggest-social-media-scandals-fails-and-blunders-of-2013/

 

The traditional media outlets on Social Media

 

 

Behind The Headlines 7th February 2015

In the news this week:

10 things we didn’t know last week….

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-31162029

Pick of the news

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-31183733

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-31173113

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31176748

 

In other news

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/07/battle-of-drones-amateurs-taking-on-tech-giants

http://www.openstreetmap.org

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/06/apple-watch-update

Conspiracies

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conspiracy_theory

http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/completelist/0,29569,1860871,00.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/howaboutthat/3477148/The-greatest-conspiracy-theories-in-history.html

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