9 must-try tips to improve your TikTok technique

Earlier this week TikTok revealed its 10 most viral videos of 2022. With this in mind, we take a closer look at the highest-ranking TikTok videos to identify some top tips to improve your TikTok technique... Of course, we know that TikTok is the social media app of choice for those wanting to express themselves…

UK’s Top 10 TikToks for 2022 revealed

Professional farrier Sam Dracott has taken the crown as the UK's most viewed TikTok as he filmed the oddly satisfying process of cleaning up one of his steed's hooves, writes Sky News.  He told the news channel: "It's an amazing and surreal feeling that a video of me doing my day-to-day work has accumulated over…

4 in 10 Parents Worried Kids are ‘Oversharing’ Online

A study of 1,000 parents of 13 to 18-year-olds found that although 66 per cent think self-expression is important, 40 per cent fear their offspring are saying TOO much online. According to the research, the most popular topics to discuss in the online world for those aged 13 to 18 are friendships (46 per cent),…

Golden Retriever is Top Dog on TikTok

Dogs have been man’s best friend since the domestication of the wolf during the late Mesolithic period. Since those times, we have been blessed by a plethora of dog breeds, selectively bred by humans for roles such as hunting, herding, and of course, companionship. In fact, The Kennel Club recognises 222 breeds of dog. Dogs are unsurprisingly…

1 in 3 adults make diet choices based on social media

  Drinking water instead of eating snacks, setting intake limits and cutting out all snacking are among the top changes people have already made to their diet due to social media influence. While more than a quarter of adults have cut out all bread, more than one in five have cut dairy entirely and 23…

10 of the Best Food Photos from around the World

A selection of food photos that will make your mouth water have been released as part of the CEWE Photo Award – the world’s largest photo competition... Food photography has taken on a new lease of life in recent years – with social media acting as a platform for both amateur and professional photographers to…

Facebook user decline: what the experts say

Social media giant Facebook has seen the number of its daily active users (DAUs) drop for the first time in its 18-year history. Facebook's parent company Meta Networks says DAUs fell to 1.929bn in the three months to the end of December, compared to 1.930bn in the previous quarter. The firm also warned of slowing…

Get paid £2,000 to quit social media for two months

An educational app offering 5-minute ‘Knowledge Hacks’ is looking to pay someone £2,000 to quit social media for two months. The company wants to hire a self-confessed ‘social media lover’ as part of a study to discover the impact social media and ‘doomscrolling’ have on a person’s productivity, wellbeing and self-growth. The unusual hire comes after multiple studies about…

Instagram introduces Live Rooms for four-way conversations

Instagram has launched Live Rooms, allowing users to go live with up to three other people on the platform. Previously, you could go live with only one other person in a stream. Instagram hopes that by doubling up, Live will open up more creative opportunities — starting a talk show, hosting a jam session or…