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INSIGHT – Why favouriting tweets should be stopped

I’m sorry everyone. I’m going to have to come out and say it. I don’t like people who favourite on Twitter. I’m guilty of doing it too, and thus a hypocrite, but here’s why it’s rubbish, and shouldn’t be a thing. Twitter is not Facebook, and shouldn’t be used in the same way. Like everyone else, I CARE about likes …

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Hayley MinnINSIGHT – Why favouriting tweets should be stopped
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5 shocking pictures of last night’s thunderstorm

Unless you’re the deepest sleeper in the world (or you don’t live in London), you’ll have been rudely awoken by a really loud thunderstorm last night, complete with lightning. While we weren’t very impressed by the lack of sleep we got from this meteorological nightmare, we’re very impressed with some of the pictures and videos that the internet has managed …

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Hayley Minn5 shocking pictures of last night’s thunderstorm
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The new narcissism: why am I addicted to my own Facebook profile?

I’d like to admit something, and ask politely that none of you judge me. We are all friends here, in the cozy and confidential circle of trust that is the internet, aren’t we? Right then, here goes. My name is Lauren, and I Facebook-stalk myself. I am ashamed of the amount of time I spend looking at my own profile. …

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Lauren BravoThe new narcissism: why am I addicted to my own Facebook profile?
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The World Cup broke loads of social media records!

Were you watching the match last night? The World Cup Final broke records on Facebook and Twitter last night, for social media usage. Facebook revealed that 88 million people left more than 280 million posts, comments and likes about the Germany vs Argentina game, surpassing the previous record of 245 million interactions, held by the Superbowl XLVII. Surprisingly, the most …

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Hayley MinnThe World Cup broke loads of social media records!
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Twitter exacerbates relationship problems, says study

If you find yourself bickering with your partner over Twitter, watch out: it’s a warning sign your relationship could be on thin ice. At least, that’s according to new research from the University of Missouri-Columbia, published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. Russell Clayton, a doctoral student in the journalism department, surveyed 581 Twitter users aged 18 to …

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Diane ShipleyTwitter exacerbates relationship problems, says study
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Everyone needs to stop spoiling Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead now!

We all know how annoying it is when our favourite TV shows get ruined by great big massive spoilers on Twitter or Facebook, and now it has been revealed that this has happened at least once to three quarters of Britons. With Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead being the most commonly spoilt programmes, 47% of participants …

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Hayley MinnEveryone needs to stop spoiling Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead now!
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Need £100? Hidden Cash is coming to London this weekend!

We could all do with an extra £100 under our belts, couldn’t we? So, we’re excited for online treasure hunt Hidden Cash to come to London this weekend. If you haven’t heard of Hidden Cash before, it uses Twitter to post clues as to the whereabouts of a number of envelopes containing £100, and has already attracted more than 600,000 …

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Hayley MinnNeed £100? Hidden Cash is coming to London this weekend!
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What British values are, according to Twitter

Education Secretary Michael Gove said earlier today that, in the future, all of England’s 20,000 primary and secondary schools will have to promote British values of tolerance and fairness, after findings revealed that schools in Birmingham had been taken over by Islamists. While we’re still trying to work out what exactly British values are, we turned to Twitter for some …

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Hayley MinnWhat British values are, according to Twitter

Half of Twitter inadvertently admit to taking drugs, as 'god of ecstasy' Alexander Shulgin dies

Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin, who earned the nickname "Godfather of ecstasy" for developing a new method of synthesis for MDMA and introducing it to psychologists in the 1970s, died today from liver cancer, aged 88. Shulgin's work has obviously been…

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Hayley MinnHalf of Twitter inadvertently admit to taking drugs, as 'god of ecstasy' Alexander Shulgin dies

Giant Betfair octopus stranded at Oxford Circus, Twitter melt down ensued

A van carrying a giant octopus has broken down in Oxford Circus. http://t.co/9rPlZLqL8R pic.twitter.com/bPscvVqbRj— Felicity Morse (@FelicityMorse) June 3, 2014 Yep, you read that right. This morning a giant octopus was stranded right in the centre of Oxford Circus in…

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