Spamming and the Internet

It never cease to amaze me that most of the adult population do not realise that people lie. While people lie about lots of things, there’s no bigger place for lies than on the Internet. As a parent I teach my children about online safety, outside safety and general safety. Seems most of my FacebookContinue reading “Spamming and the Internet”

A bluer shade of blue

Something just occurred to me. Looking at my apps, I noticed that most of my social media apps are blue. It made me wonder if the secret of success in social media lies in colour. Is it such a ridiculous thought? Isn’t it interesting that Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, WordPress, and Foursquare are .blue? Even ourContinue reading “A bluer shade of blue”

You’ve Got Mail!

Ping! Hi Karlie, here’s your twitter recommendations for the week….. Ping! Hey hun, drinks tonight? Ping! Hi Karlie, Pinterest weekly, your weekly Pinterest recommendations… Ping! Hi Karlie, your friends have updated their status, you might be interested… Ping! Karlie, it’s mum, i’m in sainsbury’s and oven cleaner is BOGOF i’m getting you one, it’s Mum. Did youContinue reading “You’ve Got Mail!”

Facebook Pages Manager – Woohoo!!!

Finally! The ability to manage pages from your iPhone is here! Mobile technology moving forward the way it is, this is a step in the right direction for the ‘busy busy’ among us! Facebook have launched the Facebook Pages Manager, available for download on iTunes. I’ve had a little play around with it this morning and it’sContinue reading “Facebook Pages Manager – Woohoo!!!”

I’ll Show You Mine, If You Show Me Yours.

Something occurred to me recently, I’m hearing the phrase  ‘pictures or it didn’t happen’ more and more. As a writer this concerns me slightly. Are our precious words being left behind as we start to think in images? I have purposely left images out of this blog post. Can you cope?  Thought so, but read onContinue reading “I’ll Show You Mine, If You Show Me Yours.”

Giving Up Facebook For Lent…

Lent happens every year, and I’ve never participated in it before unless you count peeling a pancake off the ceiling with a spatula or feeling sick from easter egg overload and if you did, i’d worry about you to be honest. Well anyway, the idea is that you give up something that would be aContinue reading “Giving Up Facebook For Lent…”

5 Tips To Surviving Your Parents Joining Facebook.

Everyone has a Facebook profile. Boys, girls, cats, dogs, even unborn children, so it was only a matter a time before you parents got in on the fun and ruined it.  If you are to have any chance of keeping your sanity and not stalking your parents online activities more stringently than that guy youContinue reading “5 Tips To Surviving Your Parents Joining Facebook.”

Pinterest – It’s a girl’s world.

Pinterest was pointed out to me in the summer as a ‘next big thing in social for women’ I duly joined and started pinning things to my boards and repinning other’s things. I got some other girlies on board and generally procrastinated there daily, lost in a little craft world. So many pretty things, sparklyContinue reading “Pinterest – It’s a girl’s world.”

Marilyn Monroe – Truly Timeless

Marilyn Monroe would have been 85 this year, with the release of the new film, My Week With Marilyn, I wonder what it is that still fascinates us about her.

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