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Never Underestimate The Influence Of Instagram

We all have Instagram right? Constantly scrolling through selfie after selfie with the occasional snap of someones dinner. Well it seems that there is an actual use to the app we are all addicted to. When it comes to Music… Continue Reading →

The Rise of the Influencers

Hello and welcome back to TMO! As I discussed in last week’s post, social media has a profound impact on mental health. In this week’s post, I want to focus on the rise of social media influencers, and the impact… Continue Reading →

Social Media: The Cause of The Mental Health Epidemic?

How are you feeling? – not a question many of us actually answer honestly and more and more people want to know why. Social media is awash with unattainable bodies and lives – so much so, even the people posting… Continue Reading →

Five Ways to Learn How to Accept Our Online Selves

Social Media is both a blessing and a curse in our modern day lives. On one hand, we value its power to connect us to others on a global scale yet, on the other hand, we despise the way it… Continue Reading →

Instagram food. A meal is for living, not just for Instagram.

In last weeks post I talked about the wonders of Instagram in the food industry and how everyone is connected sharing more content then ever, especially chefs. I spoke of its benefits for food lovers everywhere and the great influence… 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 →

Social media shifting direction for the food industry

Social media has changed the way we all interact with each other but for chefs it made them start to interact. For a long time chefs were very closed off with their careers, everything was very “My secrets! My ideas!… Continue Reading →

Overly Connected?

Technology means we’re constantly connected. As discussed in my previous post, technology is incredible for people that are physically apart from people that they want to remain close to. If we miss somebody and want to let them know, all… Continue Reading →


It’s impossible to think about the post Instagram festival and not think about the outfits. #Festivalfashion is massive, the bigger, the glitterier the better. So much so people are now ‘Instagram famous’ through their festival style. Companies such as pretty… Continue Reading →

How is social media affecting our confidence?

“UNFOLLOW ALL SOCIAL MEDIA SITES THAT RUINS YOUR CONFIDENCE” Social media is the first thing the young generation look at in the morning and the last thing before they go to bed. With body confidence being such an issue in… Continue Reading →

Social Media, where did it begin?

“SO-CIAL ME-DI-A” A term to describe the current state of the Internet and the place where the consumers attention is. Social media has become a massive part of our lives over the last two decades. We are now able to… Continue Reading →

The influences of Instagram on dating

Instagram is just one social media site that people all over the world can use to post photos and videos of anything they want for anyone to see. But what impacts does it have on people dating? Instagram is a… Continue Reading →

The Influence Of Instagram On Travel

Instagram is the perfect place to become jealous of other people’s lives, seeing users sunbathe in the Maldives, surfing on the Gold Coast or parachuting over Dubai, it’s a platform where we look and go ‘oh, I wish I was… Continue Reading →

The Proof That Instagram is a Lie

How many times a day do you go on to Instagram and see a photo of someone else’s seemingly “perfect” breakfast, holiday or a new car? How often do you wish that was your life? Upon reading an article by… 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 →

Instagram and Body Positivity – My Journey

Social media can impact the way we think about ourselves, positively or negatively. Instagram Today, people are constantly compared to others through social media and the photos that they upload. All the selfies, the photoshoots that go on behind closed… 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 →

Amouse Bouche- How has Social Media Affected our Food Lifestyles?

Welcome to the amuse bouche of your 5-course meal served by Avocadee. It’s no classic beef liver pate, antipasti, cheddar and pickle skewers or even some smoked salmon and cream cheese but instead avocado on toast. Not just any avocado… Continue Reading →

Instagram: Your favourite employee

When Kevin Systrom launched Instagram back in 2010, it was intended to be an online photo album where the average Joe could share moments from their life. 9 years later, and Instagram has 1 billion active monthly users, 25 million… Continue Reading →

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