What is Instagram?

What is Instagram?

  • 6th October 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Social Media

Instagram is a very popular social media site and a free photo and video sharing network, that along with WhatsApp, is owned by Facebook. The Instagram App is available on iOS, Android and Windows and is free to download and use. Instagrammers can share photos and videos with family, friends and followers. If you’re not familiar with Instagram, this is how it works. Early days of Instagram Instagram was launched in October 2010, by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, on iOS only at that time. By...


Have You Been A Victim Of Bullying? You Are Not Alone!

Have You Been A Victim Of Bullying? You Are Not Alone!

  • 6th October 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Social Media

Bullying can happen to anyone and indeed a significant number of us have been affected. For those affected, it can be a continual and literal living hell. Bullying can take many forms- from physical assault to some very subtle ways that you may not feel qualifies as bullying. If you are a victim of bullying, you are not alone and here are some ways to reach out for help. Ditch The Label Annual Report In November 2019, the annual survey about bullying in the UK was published by the...


Is Alexa really listening to us?

Is Alexa really listening to us?

  • 6th October 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

Simple answer is YES! Lots of us already own an Amazon Alexa, such as an Echo or Dot speaker and Google’s version, the Nest. There have been a quite few sceptical warnings telling us to be careful because ‘Alexa is always listening to us.’ Alexa can be like having an extra helping hand around the house with the voice commands that you give it, for example, turning on the light (you do need to purchase smart devices such as Philips Hue lightbulbs to enable Alexa to do this), playing a certain...


What is WhatsApp?

What is WhatsApp?

  • 6th October 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Social Media

WhatsApp is a free messaging and calling service, now owned by Facebook. This social platform differs from the others in that you don’t have a timeline, newsfeed or bio. You can assign a profile picture and a status once you sign up to the service. If the contacts stored in your mobile phone also have WhatsApp, you will be able to connect with them on WhatsApp and message them. The origin of WhatsApp Brian Acton and Jan Koum developed WhatsApp in 2009. Both men were former employees at Yahoo...