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Social Media and Self-censorship

Friday, 7 August 2015, 3:14 pm | Hannah Greenslade-Yeats from Mosh

That's how I imagine Peeble Hooper's conversation with the voices in her head went before she deeply offended an entire nation in just 136 characters last month: More >>

Careful tweeps, the whole world can hear you

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 2:36 pm | Hannah Greenslade-Yeats from Mosh

We all know what it means to post regrettable material to social media. But we can count ourselves lucky that none of us have riled one of the world's biggest celebrities , caused a military airstrike or pronounced the Queen dead . Three social media blunders ... More >>

Bud Light. #UpForWhatever campaign gets it horribly wrong

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 3:54 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

The #UpForWhatever hashtag has been used repeatedly over the last few years by Bud Light but now they have got themselves in some hot water after adding the following tagline “The perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary for the night. ... More >>

Hillary Clinton's candidacy and social media expertise

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 2:44 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Yesterday, Hillary Clinton released a video just over 2 minutes long stating her intention to run for president on her You Tube channel. Her message: 'Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion.' It's only a few hours since its release ... More >>

Happy fifth birthday, Pinterest. You aren't like the others.

Sunday, 5 April 2015, 5:32 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

If social media platforms were children, you'd be pretty proud to call Pinterest your own. At 5 years old this month, Pinterest shows markedly different characteristics to her peers. Just a few months younger, Instagram would be a self absorbed, selfie ... More >>

Google Maps for the Body

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:47 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

The ability to zoom in from outer space all the way through countries, cities, streets and finally looking through the windows of a house has been available on Google Maps for some time. More >>

Kills And Moon Nail the 'Social Media as PR' Game

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 2:38 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Raising your profile by any means fair or foul isn't a modern concept. This week Natalia Kills and her husband Willy Moon got acres of airtime across all forms of media following Kills' response to X Factor contestant Joe Irvine's performance. More >>

Gin Wigmore bites back at internet troll

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:57 am | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

It's all very well taking the moral high ground and ignoring internet trolls. Sometimes, though, they are just too annoying to ignore. That's clearly how Gin Wigmore felt when she returned serve straight back to Barry Scott on Facebook who had written ... More >>

Gin Wigmore Bites Back at Internet Troll

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 3:47 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

It's all very well taking the moral high ground and ignoring internet trolls. Sometimes, though, they are just too annoying to ignore. That's clearly how Gin Wigmore felt when she returned serve straight back to Barry Scott on Facebook who had written ... More >>

New Zealand's most expensive cake

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 12:07 pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

There is plenty of nervousness around posting photos of a girls' night out downing tequilas on Facebook. God forbid anyone tag you in them and you lose out on your dream job because an employer googles you and sees a Chippendale in nothing but a ... More >>

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 >>



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