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Santa online activities for kids at Christmas

Santa online activities for kids at Christmas

[ 0 ] December 19, 2021

With the holiday season on us and Christmas only days away we’ve already brought you some ideas and stories about the festive season such as the social media version of the Nativity story, the NORAD Santa Tracker app and some iPhone app Christmas games. Now we have news of some great online ways that your [...]

UK Snow disruption: Online information, travel news, live updates

UK Snow disruption: Online information, travel news, live updates

[ 1 ] December 18, 2021

When heavy snowfalls first hit Britain a few weeks ago many of us may have thought we were now over the worst of the disruption but in the last day or so there has once again been major snow and major disruption along with it. If you want a few ideas for where you can [...]

Seniors now fastest-growing group using social networking

Seniors now fastest-growing group using social networking

[ 1 ] December 15, 2021

Yesterday we posted an article about the fact that for the first time ever the amount of usage of the Internet equals the amount of time spent watching TV in the U.S and now we hear news today that the use of social networking has seen a surge of older people with more and more [...]

Chile Mine Rescue: Media coverage around the world

Chile Mine Rescue: Media coverage around the world

[ 0 ] October 13, 2021

The story of the 33 trapped Chilean miners has gripped the world and the rescue effort to bring each and every miner safely to the surface is now in progress. Each miner will be brought to safety in a metal cage travelling up a metal-lined shaft. The men can only escape one at a time [...]

Online funeral service makes its mark on social media

Online funeral service makes its mark on social media

[ 0 ] October 6, 2021

Just when you think that the use of social media has expanded into as many fields as possible, another innovative use of it comes to light. We have recently told for example, of the fire service in the U.S. that tweets from the scene of a blaze while the fire is being fought, and only [...]

Follow UK visit of Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter and CrowdMap

Follow UK visit of Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter and CrowdMap

[ 0 ] September 16, 2021

Today, Thursday September 16, saw Pope Benedict XVI arrive in the U.K. for a 4-day state visit. He was greeted in Edinburgh this morning by thousands of eager followers eager for a glimpse as he passed by in the Popemobile. The Pope also met with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh and during the [...]

General Election 2010: Second leaders' debate - How did it go?

General Election 2010: Second leaders’ debate - How did it go?

[ 1 ] April 22, 2022

Tonight saw the second live televised leaders’ debate for the General Election 2010, broadcast on Sky News, and what a debate it was, a far better all around experience than the previous leaders’ debate last week. It all looked better from the off as the set was far less distracting than last week’s 70’s quiz [...]

Leaders TV debate: Online, Twitter & Facebook - first reactions

Leaders TV debate: Online, Twitter & Facebook - first reactions

[ 7 ] April 15, 2022

The Internet, including Twitter and Facebook, was certainly agog with anticipation of the first live televised leader’s debate this evening, in the run up to the General Election 2010. Before it started being broadcast on ITV, the ITV online site devoted to the programme was buzzing with people looking forward to the debate and even [...]