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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 →

YouTube- Body confidence

Throughout my blog and podcast I have focused on many of the negatives of Youtube and the significant impact it has had on the digital world. However I don’t want to be too cynical! There are many positives to discuss… 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 →

Has Social Media changed Politics?

HOW HAS SOCIAL MEDIA CHANGED POLITICS FOR THE GOOD? The use of Social Media sites such as Twitter, Youtube and Facebook have dramatically changed politics. This is due to the way campaigns are run and how politicians react through these sites. The… Continue Reading →

YouTube- The fake reality

Here’s a different question for you… Have you seen the Netflix TV series ‘Black mirror’? If so you will be familiar with the episode ‘White Bear’. (If you haven’t it’s definitely worth watch) Through the episode, Charlie Brooker portrays a… Continue Reading →

YouTube Made Me Buy It

I have designed this infographic based on my own experiences and those of my friends. What I am trying to show is how many products YouTubers and social media influencers in general have made me buy and how much power… Continue Reading →

Cyberbullying – what is it & why does it happen?

PODCAST “Cyberbully is the use when a person uses an electronic piece of communication to bully a person. Typically being intimidating, harsh or threatening comments.” In todays day and age, cyberbullying has turned into a social norm. It has become… Continue Reading →

How Us Girls Can Use Social Media to Get Recognized in The Music Industry

We all know that the likes of Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes used social media to boost them into the music industry. But this platform for fame definitely isn’t ‘Strictly Boys Only’. Female musicians have also utilized the use of… Continue Reading →

YouTube Podcast- ‘The good, the bad and the ugly’

Podcast- ‘ Youtube the good, the bad and the Ugly’  This weeks post is very exciting down below is a link to my first ever Podcast!!

Brainwashed

Welcome to the first ‘That’s My Opinion’ blog post! Over the next 5 weeks, I am excited to explore the digital impact on public opinions with you!  This week I want to ask… Does social media change the way we… Continue Reading →

YouTube- Manipulation through Money?

  Failed Youtube Conventions An addiction to Youtube can be a dangerous thing not only for your own sanity but also for your bank account. Being so dedicated to a specific Youtuber can end up with you losing your hard… Continue Reading →

From Drags to Riches

A history of drag Men have been dressing up as women since theatre began according to The Odyssey Online(https://www.theodysseyonline.com/history-drag-queens). The term “Drag” was actually coined by Shakespeare in the English language to mean men dressing as women, before women would… Continue Reading →

Youtube Addiction- Will I ever stop?

I created this blog because I have a problem. 

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 →

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 →

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