5 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe on Instagram

Young people today love using social media to share pictures, post updates and keep in touch with their friends. But for parents, this can raise concerns over safety. Often, it’s difficult to tell when sharing strays into over-sharing or if they’re letting the internet know a little too much about their personal lives. Along with … Continued

Looking after your mental health on social media

The global rise of social media has meant that we are now more connected than ever before. In a matter of seconds, we can interact with other users from around the world. Social media platforms have their benefits, they help us to stay in touch with friends and family, keep updated with the latest news … Continued

What is ghosting?

In the modern age of dating apps, ghosting has become a very popular, but hurtful practice. If you are being ghosted, it means that the other person you are speaking with, suddenly stops all forms of communication with you. This could mean they stop responding to your messages, taking your calls or block you on … Continued

What is Facebook Spaces?

As discussed previously, VR technology displays a 3D computer-generated dimension which can be explored by a person through a headset or glasses. Facebook purchased Oculus, a leading manufacturer and developer in VR software and headsets for two billion dollars back in 2014. The industry held its breath as it waited to see how Facebook would … Continued

How do I change my Facebook advertizing preferences?

Facebook is the world’s most popular social network, but it’s also a massive data hub. Naturally, this information can be useful to advertisers. If you use the site, you’ll notice adverts popping up on your newsfeed. Did you know there are reasons you see adverts showing up in your newsfeed? Facebook decides the sponsored content … Continued

Can I tell who’s been viewing my social media profile?

You might be interested in who’s been viewing your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter profile. Unfortunately, the only way of knowing is if someone interacts with your page – reacting to something you’ve shared or adding you as a friend. There are many fraudulent Facebook apps or plug-ins claiming to allow you to see who’s been … Continued

Facebook rocket icon: what is it and what is it for?

A select number of Facebook user has recent seen a rocket icon pop up in their apps. It looks like this: Facebook is always rolling out new features, and it’s a new idea that the company hopes will lead to a more engaging experience for their users. Here is their official statement on the icon: … Continued