A social media mini-break

I tried boycotting social media for a few days this week.  Why?  Because, and I don’t mean to sound dramatic, it’s eating up my life.

It’s the first thing I look at when I wake up in the morning, and the last thing I check before going to sleep.  The last time I went to Ireland, I actually racked up a whopping £75 phone bill from checking my social media accounts through data roaming charges, despite being warned against it.  That’s BAD, right?

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What happens when everyone jumps on the BuzzFeed bandwagon?

Listicles: not something gross that grows on your skin, but a fairly youthful breed of news article formatted into a simple, easy-to-read list.  You will find them on BuzzFeed most famously, as well as Thought Catalog, Huff Post, Elite Daily and Bustle to name a mere few.

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A generation of social networking suckers

At the start of this month, I started my third and final year of University, which I find to be very weird. In fact, if I was given a £10 note for every time I have uttered the words “I can’t believe it’s nearly all over, how very very weird” in the last four months, I imagine I’d be snapping at the heels of Mark Zuckerberg on the Forbes’ World’s Billionaire List for 2014.

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