A Collection of blogs exploring the impact of digital technology on society

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Grammarly: The god of all spellchecks?

Has proof-reading never been easier? 

Internet Savvy Extremists

Internet Savvy Extremists Similarly to how the EDL grew, extremist terrorist organisations are utilising social media platforms to spread propaganda and create global disharmony. The internet is used by both groups to incite hatred. Videos of Beheadings In a 2015… Continue Reading →

The Islamophobic EDL

The EDL The EDL – English Defence League – was formed in Luton in 2009, and Tommy Robinson was identified as the de facto leader. It’s a far-right organisation that was initially formed in response to a protest by Islamist groups against… Continue Reading →

The Digital Impact on Islamophobia: an overview

Hello World, you seem to have stumbled across my blog. This is the place where I’ll be exploring the digital impact on the issue of Islamophobia in British society. This is becoming a prevalent issue, and I’ll analyse how technology… Continue Reading →

The Media’s Damage to Self-Image: Men and Women

The media has always shown the most ideal versions of men and women. In the past, women were told to look like Marilyn Monroe. Natural and curvy. Then slim and shapeless. Then thin and curvy at the same time. Men… Continue Reading →

Gilette’s Ad on ‘Toxic Masculinity’: Feared and Favoured.

Gilette recently released a new advertisement for their razor which went viral for raising awareness on controversial issues such as bullying, the #metoo movement and toxic masculinity. However, you might have been living under a rock and have no idea… Continue Reading →

Don’t have a date? No worries, date a robot instead

Ok, so if you have followed me on here for a while you will know that I have been trying to find out more information about the Digital Impact on Dating from my perspective of an online dating skeptic. Along… Continue Reading →

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Breaking Down Stereotypes

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The Aftershock of the #MeToo Movement

The #MeToo movement began with activist Tarana Burke in 2006 but was popularized by actress Alyssa Milano, from Charmed and Who’s The Boss in 2017. The surge in popularity came soon after many sexual abuse allegations came out against Harvey… Continue Reading →

Catfishing: The Whys and Hows

Imagine a stranger stealing photos that you have uploaded and using them as their own, and then using these photos to talk to people romantically online. The digital age has provided great opportunities to meet new people through different social… Continue Reading →

Social media or Social marketing?

Hello and happy new year! I hope everyone had a great break and are ready to start 2019. If you’re feeling blue, remember January sales are still on. Maybe a little retail therapy can ease your mind and forget about… Continue Reading →

Brick and Mortar

Brick and Mortar.  The term brick-and-mortar business is often used to refer to a company that possesses or leases retail shops.  In today’s post, I am focusing on the downfall of Britain’s favourite high street brands, that fell from grace due to the harsh realities… Continue Reading →

Can Technology Protect Women?

It’s time to praise the advancement of technology. It’s also time to admonish that most women have to rely on that technology as a way to get home safely. Genuinely, is it too much to ask that I don’t have… Continue Reading →

Halloween Beauty Queen

How many Halloween makeup looks have you seen on social media this year? I have seen hundreds of makeup looks inspired by holiday seasons such as Halloween and Christmas all over YouTube, Instagram and Twitter over the years. However, there… Continue Reading →

No, it wasn’t fate – it was data

So, by now you may have realised that I’m not that keen about online dating – but I have my reasons! Obviously there are always two sides to a story, so I know that online dating isn’t all that bad,… Continue Reading →

Tinder: To Swipe or Not to Swipe

Ever since the creation of the digital world and the internet, online dating has opened up a whole new realm of possibilities. It allows online users to meet new people who perhaps they wouldn’t have crossed paths with otherwise. It’s… Continue Reading →

Men and Beauty Online

Although not all women use make-up, beauty has more commonly been associated with women since before the Common Era. However, according to https://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-history-of-makeup-wearing.htm, there is archaeological evidence that both women and men wore make-up in Ancient Egypt. They would use… Continue Reading →

The 1975: ‘A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships’

First, disobey; then look at your phones. This is the first sentence from The 1975’s recent manifesto which accompanies their third album ‘A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships’, released in 2018. The album, as titled, depicts on the entire millennial… Continue Reading →

Beauty: An Online Bonanza

“Bonanza” noun UK /bəˈnæn.zə/ US /bəˈnæn.zə/ – a situation from which large profits are made or a large amount of something good (Cambridge Dictionary https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/bonanza). By beauty having such a strong, increasing presence online, sales of cosmetics are growing even… Continue Reading →

Do it for the gram !

Veganism is on the rise so much so that it has become trendy over the recent years, almost sounding quite the cliché when declaring yourself as Vegan. I often get the odd eye roll as if people are just tired… Continue Reading →

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