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The unsung hero of the US presidential election: the internet

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The unsung hero of the US presidential election: the internet

So it turns out that political change is not the only thing that has gripped the USA, and the world along with it. In this US presidential election we’ve seen a big change in how the candidates present themselves and how they connnect with the electorate. An unprecedented amount of money went into campaigning across [&hellip

British institutions wake up to social media?

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British institutions wake up to social media?

The BBC news says that the Queen will be visiting the London offices of Google today. This strikes me as an unusual visit for a head of state, but I’m actually impressed that she has even heard of Google. It’s obviously a sign of just how important the internet is to our society that even [&hellip

Stop press! Facebook to be translated into UK English ;)

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Stop press! Facebook to be translated into UK English ;)

My husband was surprised to be greeted by the above message when he logged into Facebook over the weekend. For those of you who like me are slightly visually challenged and have to squint to read it, this is what it says: “Do you speak English (UK)? Help translate Facebook into English (UK) so that [&hellip

It’s my birthday and I’ll blog if I want to…

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It’s my birthday and I’ll blog if I want to…

Well, it’s not my actual birthday, but instead the 1st birthday of this blog! Well, it was actually last Friday, so you’ll have to excuse my tardiness to my own party. I actually feel like I’ve been blogging for longer than just 1 year, in a good way. It’s hard to imagine how I engaged [&hellip

There’s a whole world out there…

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There’s a whole world out there…

Over the past couple of months my life has mostly been like the above. The reason? I’ve been doing a Teaching English as a Foreign Language course at Saint George International and oh what a busy time it’s been. Anyone who has done one of these courses will know just how crazily intensive they can [&hellip

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