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Should employers go through your social media?

Should employers go through your social media?

Business, Radio
Young people have been brought up in a generation of social media addiction. Everything is documented on the internet and people lay there life bare on these sites for anyone to see. This type of behaviour seems normal to millennials but now that they are entering the world of work, employers often go through their social media accounts and may find something that was not meant for their eyes. Anything controversial may spark doubt in the employer's mind and hinder the person's chances of getting a job. The Voice Of London spoke to students to see what they thought of employers going through their social media and if they've ever posted anything that might hurt their chances of getting employed. https://soundcloud.com/user-319093484/should-employers-go-through-your-social-media
Snapchat finally separates the ‘Social’ and ‘Media’

Snapchat finally separates the ‘Social’ and ‘Media’

News, Tech, Tech (news)
Snapchat’s hyped redesign has been unveiled, and it finally separates business and pleasure. The changes are simple yet modern, and an attempt to recover from the Snapchat’s slowed percentage of user growth for the fourth consecutive quarter. As revealed by CEO Evan Spielberg, on a trendy explainer video, the main change between the current version of Snapchat and the new redesign is the separation of friend-based content and publisher content. Swipe left of your main screen, and you’ll have access to your friend’s stories and chats. Swipe right and you can see all the Discover content, that currently remains jumbled up with stories. The Snapchat update will be available to selected users before being released to all users in the next few weeks, and VOL can’t wait. Snapcha
Has social media changed dieting?

Has social media changed dieting?

Featured, Food
Dieting was once boring and rigorous. With the rise of Instagram, a broader information accessibility and a better understanding of nutrition, has our approach changed? Opening a random Instagram account is enough to notice that our relationship with food has undergone a substantial change over the years. Artfully composed acai bowls with frozen berries and creamy, colourful textures; roses gently cut out of soft avocados; milky leaves drawn on fuming matcha lattes; food is, unsurprisingly, something we love sharing. Social media plumped the visual appeal of nutrition and food porn is, evidently, a thing. The way we relate to food is often conflicting. It represents one of the key elements of our existence, yet, at the same time, it partly measures our self-worth and confidence.  

From the Gram to the Catwalk

Fashion
Seems like celebrities will always sell a name ahead of the real people. But then where does this generation of young entrepreneurs stand? A decade ago, the fashion industry had been and still is, conquered by a roster of well-known and talented brands such as Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood etc. Even socialites such as Rob Kardashian, Megan McKenna or even Sophia Richie who have no form of experience at all, have managed to jump straight into their own labels, whatever happened to the saying ‘A dream doesn't become reality through magic’. Must be nice having the power to be whoever they want to be – a lawyer today and an actress the next.  Becoming a designer has always been a dream of mine but in order to get where I want to be, I have to put in 101% effort because it’s a t
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