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NUIG: Social Media Overload Affects Academic Performance – Study

NUIG: Social Media Overload Affects Academic Performance – Study

A study carried out by the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway has examined the problem of social media overload, which is the feeling of being overwhelmed and exhausted by the amount of communication and information demands a person is exposed to through social media channels, that may require energy and […]

Impact of Social Media on LGBT Community to be Highlighted by LGBT Helpline

Impact of Social Media on LGBT Community to be Highlighted by LGBT Helpline

The LGBT Helpline, the national support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, will hold an event exploring the role of the internet in the lives of LGBT people, tomorrow, Wednesday, 14th June, 10.45am, at the headquarters of eir, 1 Heuston South Quarter, St. John’s Road, Dublin 8.  ‘It’s Good to Talk’, a positive […]

Ignorance Meets With Satire, as Thousands Follow ‘UKIP Weather’ Twitter Account

Ignorance Meets With Satire, as Thousands Follow ‘UKIP Weather’ Twitter Account

A councillor from the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has been the target of online satire in recent days, after he blamed bad weather in Britain on same-sex marriage. David Silvester, a UKIP councillor for Henley-on-Thames, stated that the country has been “beset by storms” since the introduction of marriage equality to England and Wales, because British Prime Minister […]