Uzair Choughtai on: Is Facebook losing its ‘friends’?

The Facebook population

As much as I probably hate to admit it, I check my Facebook every day. Partly out of habit, partly because I have this odd feeling that if I don’t, then I’ll be missing out on something special. One of my friends might say something hilarious. Someone might post a cool video. Or, ALERT THE PRESS, someone might change their relationship status!

Most of my friends have a Facebook page. Some of my relatives in their 40s and 50s have a Facebook page and some of my friends grandparents have even joined! If the generational usage is increasing, how is Facebook losing its followers? (more…)

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Social Media Futures: The Virtual you

Snapshot from Museum of Me Online Exhibition

The uncertainty surrounding the safety of our personal data on-line is often focus of much debate… how is our data being used? Who has access to it? Who owns it? Data usage is a topic that can cause anguish for social media users, as well as confusion. Particularly when the big players such as Facebook discretely pilot new services, such as the facial recognition software, without telling their users about changes to data usage first.

Social Media users have the right to be concerned about their data, but should this stop us from using networks like Facebook? Absolutely not…


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Library S.O.S

It’s a public space where you can access information, study or simply just reflect on the weekly activities. Can you imagine your local town without one? Where else can parents take their children to get 10 books every week… for free? Where else can students revise all day in a safe environment with their peers? What about that elderly man from down the road who goes to the library, just to be with other people?


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Jasen Booton on: Sustainability – Social Enterprise – So What?

This exclusive blog post has been written by a guest blogger, Jasen Booton. We encourage contributions from outside of the Bold team to inspire and share unique stories. If you would like more information about the article, feel free to contact us.

If we’re not careful we can start to use words in education that have no real meaning for children. They can become technical and bland, distant to our everyday lives – hollow and empty.

For the Y7 pupils at Witton and Westacre Middle Schools in Worcestershire, the words ‘sustainability’ and ‘social enterprise’ are not used as shallow jargon. These words evoke passionate feelings of injustice, fear, but also hope… (more…)

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Do you ‘fake it’?

The Evening Standard’s campaign on literacy states “One in four children leaves the capital’s state primaries unable to read properly. Why are they unable to read? Who is to blame? Teachers? Parents? Social demographics? What if a high percent of those who can’t read… just don’t know how? (more…)


Oli Lowrie on: Demolition Shoreditch.

Walking through London is like walking through a canyon of sedimentary rock; you can see the different layers of cultural strata laid down over time. East London in particular, is a place flowing with culture. The beauty of Hackney is that these layers are from all over the world. Turkish, British, Jewish, Asian, Chinese, Industrial, Hippy, Rich, Poor, Grand and Scruffy all have their monuments on the pavements of the East End.

The anthropologist Marcel Mauss defined place as a “culture fossilized in time and space”. Hackney is a wonderful fossil to analyze. (more…)

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Think you know Peckham? Think again…

Peckham, London is probably not the first place you think of when you hear BMX riders. Peckham is one of the poorest areas in Britain and is known for its high crime rate. However, it is home to a squad of some of the most exceptional BMX riders in Britain.  The squad consists of British and national champions and have two riders currently training for Olympics 2012.


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