Today I went on Twitter and saw a graph and number on the left hand side of each tweet indicating how many times it had been viewed. My first thought was if there was a way to turn it off. It doesn't benefit me to see how many times a tweet has been viewed. It's … Continue reading How many times has this tweet been viewed?
A wonderful regression
A few days ago I created a Feedly account so that I could start following blogs again. It felt like a wonderful regression back to the days where blogging was the big thing and I would spend my weekday evenings but mainly Sunday mornings reading through new blog posts from all the sites I followed … Continue reading A wonderful regression
3 small ways to change the way you use social media
Social media plays a significant role in many peoples lives. However, when used in certain ways it can come with negative implications such as wasting time, unnecessary feelings of jealousy and distracting you from what you really care about. Here are 3 small ways to avoid or at least reduce those negative implications whilst still … Continue reading 3 small ways to change the way you use social media
Clubhouse probably won’t become the next Instagram
We already have Instagram, it can't be replaced. It's more likely that other apps will copy it and it will die out or become less popular, like snapchat. When it comes to the growth and longevity of Clubhouse, there is a lot to be considered. Firstly, there is likely to be a period of rapid … Continue reading Clubhouse probably won’t become the next Instagram
Why I stopped listening to my favourite podcasts?
Over the past couple of months I have become more and more aware of all the thoughts and opinions of others that I consume each day. If you also use social media and regularly consume content such as podcasts or YouTube videos then chances are, you've felt it too. I had began to find that … Continue reading Why I stopped listening to my favourite podcasts?
Entertaining and addictive
The thing about social media is that it's great when you're on it. It's entertaining, it's addictive. It's so much of those things that I find myself thinking, I'll feel like I'm missing out if I take a break. When you're logged into social media it can feel like you need to check it 20 … Continue reading Entertaining and addictive
Reasons to log out
Every so often I log out of social media. I do it to remind myself that I don't need to use it as much as I think I do. I do it to free up space in my mind for my own thoughts and opinions. I do it so that I can spend my free … Continue reading Reasons to log out
If you find that your screen time is increasing and has gotten to a point of being much higher than you'd like, put your phone on airplane mode. Sometimes it's difficult to comprehend a world when we were much less connected because at any time someone can contact you on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, email, call, … Continue reading Airplane mode
The best place to share your work
Coming up with an idea of who your customer or target audience is incredibly helpful. For example, if you are trying to attract a younger age group you would use different methods than those you would choose to attract an older age group. That could mean promoting your work on a Tik Tok account instead … Continue reading The best place to share your work
Keeping up with strangers
Social media makes it really easy to keep up with everything going on in the world around us. From crises happening across the globe to personal details about people we've never met. And on an average day for many, I don't think I'd be wrong in assuming that little thought goes into it. How often … Continue reading Keeping up with strangers