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The Dangers of Social Media

The Dangers of Social Media

We all know that social media is a brilliant way to chat to friends and see what is going on around the world. However, it’s not all good as there can be a lot of negative things going on behind the scenes. Many people, when they download new apps, actually seem to ignore the terms […]

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What would the world be like without the Internet?

What would the world be like without the Internet?

It’s been reported that the majority of people in this world are on social media 40% of their day! So what would we do without the Internet? Most of the time the Internet is very helpful, no argument there but, on the other hand, it’s quite nice to zone out and be without the Internet […]

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When the Snapchat Streak comes to an end

When the Snapchat Streak comes to an end

Young people all over the UK have downloaded a popular app called Snapchat and are making Snapchat streaks with their friends. For those not familiar with Snapchat, you take pictures of yourself and send it to others to look at. You can also make streaks, this is where each day you have to send a […]

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Experts Warn of Long Term Effects of Social Media

Experts Warn of Long Term Effects of Social Media

The study showed that “Children of a younger age have 66% more risk of getting some from of mental illness than anyone else.”

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Should children ban their parents from Social Media ?

Should children ban their parents from Social Media ?

Parents from all across the globe are proudly posting on social media pictures of their children, but is this OK from a child’s point of view? Some parents are very eager to put images of their children online, posting on websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, but do they fully realise the dangers involved? […]

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E-safety

E-safety

At Manor Leas Academy every year we have E-safety week.

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Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response Videos

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response Videos

YouTube never fails to amaze me but the viewing habits of its users do!

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Has YouTuber Success Gone Too far? Part 1: Zoella

Has YouTuber Success Gone Too far? Part 1: Zoella

From songs to books to movies! Do you think YouTuber success has gone too far? So you may have heard of the very popular female YouTuber known as Zoella on social media such as Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube etc. On the 2nd of February Zoë was the first female YouTuber in the United Kingdom to […]

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Kanye West: King, Or Joker?

Kanye West: King, Or Joker?

“I’m aware I’m a king”, Kanye professes on his 2014 song ‘Black Skinhead’. But could this particular monarch be the town fool in disguise? Among all of the many denunciations thrown at Kanye West over the past few years, perhaps more than anything he has been accused of taking himself too seriously. The undeviating scowls, […]

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Instagram Star Quits Social Media

Instagram Star Quits Social Media

Australian Instagram star, teenager Essena O’Neill generated lots of publicity last week when she declared she would quit social media. The BBC reported: ‘O’Neill uploaded a 17-minute-long video on to YouTube – now deleted – and told her tens of thousands of subscribers why she had decided to leave behind the world of Instagram, Tumblr and […]