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Are You Living an Insta Lie?

We’re all guilty of twisting the truth a little bit on social media, but at which point has it gone too far? We’ve partnered with boohoo.com to expose the most common lies that people tell on social media. Check out our latest video below to reveal the truth behind the photos you see online.

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17 Things You Can Do For National Random Acts of Kindness Day

17 Things You Can Do For National Random Acts of Kindness Day Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day! While we hope that you practise kindness 365 days a year, sometimes it is good to have a little reminder and push in the right direction – so use this day to do just that!

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What Is It Like To Be In A Virtual Relationship? Melissa Herrera Blogs

Melissa Herrera on her experiences with virtual dating When I swiped into a “virtual relationship”, it wasn’t by choice. I had every intention of actually meeting the men I’d matched with, as I assumed that was the purpose of online dating. I assumed this was for people looking for an easier outlet to meet other

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“They Called Me Names and Said My Songs Were No Good, They Criticised My Clothes, They Tried To Push Me Down and Isolate Me”: Saara Aalto

We interviewed current X Factor contestant Saara Aalto DtL: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Saara: I’m a 29 year old singer-songwriter and I come from Finland but I’m now living in London. You can see me on the X-Factor UK at the moment. I’m from a very small town in the

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Masculinity and Misogyny in the Digital Age

In conjunction with leading social intelligence company BrandWatch, we analysed misogynistic behaviour and ideas of masculinity on Twitter [You can read the full report here] Our Annual Bullying Survey 2016 (a study in which we looked at why young people bully others) revealed that those who identified as being male, or who had grown up

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‘People Often Think I Don’t Really Know How to Play Bass Until They See Us Live’ – Julia Cumming: We Interviewed Brooklyn Trio Sunflower Bean

We interviewed dreamy-psych-rock trio Sunflower Bean DtL: What has been your proudest moment so far? Jacob: For us, releasing our first record Human Ceremony has definitely been one of our proudest moments. To have completed a full length album and put it out into the world feels pretty good. DtL: Have you ever experienced bullying?

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Sex on Camera: the Porn Industry and its Effects

An ex-worker blogs about her experiences in the sex industry, the reality behind the videos, and the effects of such material on the younger generation I have sampled the sex industry in its full and varied diversity. And in that time, I had taken two overdoses, been raped twice, consistently manipulated and became a functioning

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Should We Ban the Burqa?

Yesterday it was announced that it is now illegal to wear a Burqa in Switzerland with fines of up to £6,500 for those in violation. Unfortunately this isn’t a new concept within the realms of legislation as the French government made it illegal back in 2010. For those who aren’t familiar with Burqas, it is a long

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15 Signs of a British Christmas

Alright, we’re the first ones to admit that it’s way too soon to be talking about Christmas… but if you can’t beat them, join them. Here’s 15 premature signs of a British Christmas. Enjoy! 1. Christmas starts in September 2. and Easter starts in January 3. There’s nothing quite like Christmas TV 4. or like

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Top Tips on Safely Sending a Naked Photo

Sex. It’s funny, it’s exciting and it’s part of growing up. It’s natural to be curious and to want to explore your sexuality with people you fancy. In fact, almost 4 in 10 of us admit to sending a naked photo of ourselves at least once, according to The Wireless Report 2014. The fact of

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