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Congressman Aaron Schock, His Office & Instagram

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 4:14 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Being born in the eighties, US Republican Congressman Aaron Schock knows that hanging out with celebs and travelling like a rock star are aspirational hobbies to his fellow generation X crew who are often labeled with a 'what's in it for me?' attitude. Schock ... More >>

Trolling on social media. Is this the turning point?

Monday, 9 February 2015, 11:34 am | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Have you ever seen an internet troll? What do they look like? Could you spot one in the street? Perhaps the reed thin guy in a grey anorak with thin lips set like an underscore to his face? Are they a close knit group who check their troll members ... More >>

Supreme Court ruling over First Amendment social media case

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 1:49 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Anthony Elonis of Pennsylvania claims that the threats to his estranged wife he posted on his Facebook profile were merely a crude expression of spontaneity and that they are protected by his right to freedom of speech under the First Amendment. In June ... More >>

The Queen On Twitter

Monday, 27 October 2014, 1:47 pm | Mosh Social Media

The Queen has sent her first tweet from the British Monarch Twitter account in front of an invited audience at the Science Museum in London whilst opening the Information Age exhibition. More >>

Who is in charge of our data? Facebook or the government?

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 1:08 pm | Mosh Social Media

The Drug Enforcement Administration in the States is in the news for setting up a fake Facebook page for Sondra Arquiett who was arrested in a cocaine case. The agent, Timothy Sinnigen, obtained photos from her seized mobile phone and posted pictures ... More >>

Ello: marketing themselves as anti-Facebook

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 1:32 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

When promoting a new product, the obvious move would be to extol its virtues. Being negative about competitors may be tempting, but ultimately your own image will suffer. Ello is a fairly new social networking platform, built by artists and designers. ... More >>

Jacinda Ardern's use of social media | MOSH-Byte

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 4:58 pm | Mosh Social Media

Following Labour's crushing defeat in the election last weekend, the race is on for their party leader. More >>

Apple, The Media, And Marketing

Friday, 19 September 2014, 4:12 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

It is quite astonishing how much of the news is taken up with Apple releasing their iWatch and the iPhone 6; newspapers, online news sites, it's splashed all over the world press. Is a new version of a phone really newsworthy enough of that much press? More >>

What happens on social media when the spark goes out?

Monday, 8 September 2014, 5:09 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Spark have had a busy few days with their IT gang working overtime trying to sort out the mess after a few nosy kiwis clicked on links which claimed to take viewers to the leaked pictures of celebrities such as Ariana Grande and Jennifer Lawrence. ... More >>

An Apple a day keeps the doctor away

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 10:03 am | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Imagine never having to wait for, or pay a doctor unless you were acutely unwell. A world where someone with diabetes, cardiac disease, or any other number of chronic conditions could monitor their vital signs and inform their physicians with a simple ... More >>

Silence your mother's calls at your peril

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:38 pm | Mosh Social Media

Don't ignore your mother. Particularly when your mother is Sharon Standifird. She's no slouch on setting her mind to something having served in the Gulf War and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. That should have been a bit of a heads up to son Bradley who, ... More >>

Complexities of Israel and Gaza: Should celebrities comment?

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 1:31 pm | Mosh Social Media

In April 2003 I spoke to one of my friends of the phone. I was working as a sports trader in London, he as a fighter jet pilot in the RAF. He was serving in Iraq and sounded exhausted from patrolling the skies for hours on end. More >>

Study could be used to counter high suicide rates

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:52 pm | Mosh Social Media

Should social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter be subject to moral obligations with regards to their customers' mental health? In the wake of the furore following the “Emotional Contagion” study carried out by Facebook themselves, the question ... More >>

Facebook’s experiment

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 11:15 am | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Facebook can do whatever you like. You gave them permission. There have always been general mutterings about security and the rights to your own content on Facebook. Every now and then you'll see a string of copy and pasted status updates from your ... More >>

Yo! Is This A Joke?

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 8:58 am | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Every day I sift around newspapers and websites looking at what's happening in social media - new apps and success stories pop up everywhere. A few months ago at MOSH we had a good giggle at the app Livr which was heavily promoted on April Fools Day. ... More >>

Twitter reaction to Elliot Rodger shooting

Friday, 30 May 2014, 12:37 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Women don't want retribution. They want to be heard. Elliot Rodger gathered a load of firearms and ammunition in his room then went on a killing spree. If you have seen the video clip he released before the hell he unleashed and read some of the ... More >>

Jay Z, Beyoncé and Solange: In-Law relationship management

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 1:55 pm | Mosh Social Media

For years celebrities, who initially were mainly politicians and sports stars, were able to operate without close scrutiny - with just photographs in the paper as windows into their private lives. Whilst a photo can look compromising, there is always the ... More >>

Gary Turk Lays It on a Bit Thick in Viral Video 'Look Up'

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 11:43 am | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

22 million hits on YouTube in a couple of weeks is a social media jackpot. Except the video Look Up by Gary Turk denounces the use of social media, urging us to 'Look Up' from our phones lest we miss an opportunity such as the love story opined in ... More >>

Sterling & Alves: Differing Reactions to Racism in Sport

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 12:35 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

On one side of the Atlantic, owner of NBA Clippers Donald Sterling is being fined $2.5m for racist comments. On the other, Barcelona player Dani Alves gets a banana thrown at him by a Villarreal fan whilst taking a corner. More >>

Facebook's Unbundling Gathers Momentum

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 3:30 pm | Mosh Social Media

All the signs are there for Facebook to unbundle itself and stand as a series of apps and sites catering for specific needs: Instagram for photos, Messenger for chatting and email, Search and the lesser known but canny Paper. Paper is a series of stories ... More >>



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