Tag: Facebook

Social media: is it poisoning society?

THE question is being asked more and more – especially in the run-up to a US election which some fear may be at risk of being hijacked via tweet. We decided to try and understand, by asking for the view from within North East journalism, politics and fashion. Sam Boal […]

Closure of the Corner Flag pub in Sunderland

The Corner Flag pub in Sunderland has closed.  The pub on High Street West near Keel Square announced it’s closure on Facebook. It put on a post: “As everyone has probably heard we sadly have had to close The Corner Flag, we have not been able to recover from the building […]

Lack Of Likes For Facebook Changes

People of Sunderland have given a thumbs down to the latest changes on Facebook. The popular social networking site had on Wednesday introduced a new line of ‘reaction’ emoticons, allowing users to express emotions rather than the standard ‘like’ button. These include ‘love’, ‘haha’, ‘wow’, ‘sad’ and ‘angry’. Many have […]