Guest post: Deepfakes – What are they?

by Chris Watching and reacting to the Buscemi-Lawrence video At first glance it looks like Steve Buscemi has expanded his wardrobe, donning a sparkling, red dress at an awards Q&A event. Once he speaks, or rather she speaks you realise that the voice coming from his mouth is not his own. It’s the voice of … Continue reading Guest post: Deepfakes – What are they?

From blog to platform: Reni Eddo-Lodge’s ‘Why I’m…’

Yesterday I went to a discussion with Reni Eddo-Lodge about her book ‘Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race’. I read the book not so long ago and have since been a big fan of hers. She shared with the audience what the year, since her book was released, had been like. … Continue reading From blog to platform: Reni Eddo-Lodge’s ‘Why I’m…’

+ SocialGood UK: Adjusting to the rise of the millennial

On Friday 27th March the UK’s digital media enthusiasts came together for +SocialGood UK, a conference on how digital media and technology can be used for social good. The set of panels and conversations focussed on how this can occur both in the UK and around the World. The topic of +Socialgood is very broad … Continue reading + SocialGood UK: Adjusting to the rise of the millennial

Why breastfeeding is everybody’s business

Today I read quite an interesting article about how  ‘Breastfeeding is a grey area for Ugandan mothers’. Namubiro's article is from 2009 but still relevant for today.  She makes a very good point – which is also widely acknowledged - a lot of mothers in Uganda stop breastfeeding early, a lot of them exclusively breastfeed … Continue reading Why breastfeeding is everybody’s business

The difficult job of a social media manager in corporate social responsibility

This is one of Innocent's latest campaign - and some of the comments it got. Being a social media manager for corporate social responsibility is not always a fun job. You will have to deal with all sorts of comments, and have to respond to them in a very calm and composed way. A campaign like … Continue reading The difficult job of a social media manager in corporate social responsibility