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Record home price rises (and not just in London), Property

Record home price rises (and not just in London)

Plus the Property Power 100, and the best day to sell your home

By | Property | Monday, 20 May 2013 at 12:18 pm

Privacy challenges ahead 2013, Battle of Ideas

Privacy challenges ahead 2013

Joe Bloggs wishes to use a pseudonym on Facebook as he does not want his employer and his tutors to know that he has an account. Or, Jane does not wish to have her Google services merged into one account

By | Battle of Ideas, Notebook | Monday, 4 March 2013 at 6:51 pm

The great escape… from social media, Notebook

The great escape… from social media

Today the search for an American couple feared missing was concluded when they presented themselves at a Peruvian Military base, apparently bemused by all the trouble they had caused. Panic ensued when the couple stopped posting Facebook updates for nearly one month…

By | Notebook | Friday, 1 March 2013 at 6:06 pm

Social media and romance: finding love online, Bytesize

Social media and romance: finding love online

‘How did you two meet?’ ‘We met via social media.’ This answer may soon become the norm when telling others how you met your partner.

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest, Notebook | Monday, 18 February 2013 at 1:31 pm

Embracing social media could save local governments but they’re still ignoring it, Notebook

Embracing social media could save local governments but they’re still ignoring it

The use of social media is increasing at a phenomenal rate; which is no surprise to those in the know. Local councils (with a few exceptions) however are not utilising it to the best of their ability.

By | Notebook | Friday, 21 December 2012 at 3:25 pm

Social networking app for couples is bad news for relationships, Notebook

Social networking app for couples is bad news for relationships

A mobile phone app that allows couples to share ‘the little things in life together’ is arguably the worst thing that could happen to a relationship, after infidelity.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 31 August 2012 at 3:00 am

Controversial #Paralympics tweets: Crossing the line or just a bit of fun?, Notebook

Controversial #Paralympics tweets: Crossing the line or just a bit of fun?

As controversial stand-up comic Frankie Boyle is slammed for his tweets sent during the Paralympics opening ceremony, we take a look at some of the other tweets about the event, that cut a little too close to the bone.

By | Notebook, Olympics | Thursday, 30 August 2012 at 4:34 pm

Do we need a social netiquette upgrade?, Notebook

Do we need a social netiquette upgrade?

As children we learn not to speak with our mouths full or accept sweets from dubious looking strangers lurking near the school gates. As adults however, we now have social networking, where etiquette seems to have lost its way.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Saturday, 25 August 2012 at 12:00 am

Assam problems fester since Indira Gandhi had “no plan” in 1983, The Foreign Desk

Assam problems fester since Indira Gandhi had “no plan” in 1983

Indira Gandhi told me during a Financial Times interview in February 1983 that her government would wait until the situation in Assam cooled down before taking the next step to resolve a crisis in which some 3,000 people had just been killed. There had been controversial state assembly elections in the state and the government [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 21 August 2012 at 12:44 pm

Twitter: The many faces of social media users, Notebook

Twitter: The many faces of social media users

A few months ago, I received a message from a friend saying something along the lines of ‘You haven’t tweeted in a while, is everything OK?’ – At first it seemed like such a random thing to say. Does tweetlessness indicate illness?

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 20 July 2012 at 3:30 pm

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