Tag : facebook

Chained to the desk: a world addicted to Facebook

4 years ago / 0 comments

Joshua Taylor, Digital Associate Editor at The Gryphon, discusses why he believes Facebook is destroying our lives, and ultimately, is turning the global population into social media addicts. I first met Facebook in the September of 2008, and have cordially disliked her ever since. She’s too intrusive for my taste, … Read More

Caught on camera: McBusted

4 years ago / 0 comments

Boyband McBusted surprised fans with a group selfie at The Light last night. Guitarists and vocalists Matt Willis and Tom Fletcher posted the snap with the caption ‘Surprised a cinema in Leeds’. The bandmates are seen posing in front of a smiling audience at the centre’s Vue cinema. Amy Kidd … Read More

Features | Facebook – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Whether you love or loathe it, you probably have Facebook. Though connecting millions of people and a tool for activism, it’s often a platform for vanity and hate. Does it make our lives better or worse?   Yay Facebook, a mystical land of narcissists, selfies and pointless status updates – … Read More

Features | Selfies – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Selfies are a product of our generation, bred from the rise of the iPhone. But do they represent something more; the redefining of self image?   Yay As we grow up we’re bombarded with oppressive and contradictory beauty ideals about what to wear, how to look and how to present … Read More

TV | Last Tango in Halifax – More Alan Bennett than Wuthering Heights

5 years ago / 0 comments

You could be forgiven for having missed the first series of the BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax, not to be mistaken for the Marlon Brando film Last Tango in Paris, under any circumstances, students are not exactly its intended audience however, having earned universal acclaim from critics, drawing in huge … Read More

Debate | Social Networking or Social Not Working?

5 years ago / 0 comments

We live in a world in which the internet reigns. It is in our pocket, at home, at work, at university. With the increasing number of social apps, social networking websites and internet communities, one could suggest that the internet does a lot towards enhancing our social interactions as a … Read More

Student given suspended sentence for blackmail

5 years ago / 0 comments

  A 20-year-old student has been given a suspended sentence for hacking into a woman’s Facebook messages and publicly posting naked photos of her. William Wooles, from Great Dunmow in Essex, did not know his victim, but managed to access her sent messages where he found the intimate images she … Read More

Spotted

6 years ago / 0 comments

If you’re as hooked to social media as I am, you may have seen the rapid emergence of Twitter accounts and Facebook pages with which students can submit anonymous comments about attractive people they’ve seen in different places around Uni. These sites can be really funny, even flattering at times, … Read More

The secrets of social media

6 years ago / 0 comments

                If you have over 160 friends, congratulations you’re more popular than half of Facebook’s 500 million users. Got more comments than likes on that post? That’s probably bad news. Posting that promo photo for Tequila at 10 am? Save it till 8 pm. … Read More

Club owners hunt for Facebook vigilante

6 years ago / 0 comments

9.11.12 A “Wanted” Facebook post profiling a local thief has inspired people to share it nearly 2,000 times in the hope of bringing him to  justice. The culprit was captured on CCTV stealing a pair of CDJ-1000 mixing decks worth over £1000 from Garage Nightclub. The club was planning to … Read More