VIDEO: Latest on Social Media with Aziz Al-Saafin, 22nd June 2017

22/06/2017

SOCIAL WITH AZIZLE - Thursday 22nd June 2017

#NATIONALSELFIEDAY

It may seem vain and frivolous, but there's a lot more to this cultural phenomenon than meets the camera eye. Here are some facts:

·         Over 1 million 'selfies' are taken globally every day.

·         They're a window into your personality

·         They date back to the 16th century

·         They weren't always easy to take

·         Some cities take more selfies than others.

·         Kim Kardashian published a book called Selfish

#QUEENSSPEECH

The Queen opened parliament to lay out the government's plans for the next two years

·         As the Queen continued to announce the government's legislative programme #QueensSpeech began trending on Twitter with over 80,000 tweets. Some used the hashtag to compare the Queen's floral blue hat to the EU flag.

PLANS FOR NEW DATA PROTECTION RULES IN THE UK HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN THE QUEEN'S SPEECH

They will give young people the right to demand social networks delete any personal data they had shared prior to turning 18.

·         The Queen said the UK would retain its "world-class" data protection regime.

·         The proposed Data Protection Bill will reflect plans described in the Conservative Party manifesto ahead of the general election in June.

#TODDBARCLAY

The Prime Minister's credibility is on the line over Todd Barclay.

·         @richardhills: Todd Barclay issue has nothing to do with age. It's everything to do with privilege & entitlement. Young leaders I know don't act like this.

·         THOM: Do you think Todd Barclay will be tried as an adult?

·         @faisalhalabi this morning: Todd Barclay wakes up, checks Twitter, and wishes he was out on the harbour

·         @philquin: Todd Barclay should be made to resit all his exams.

·         Most Southlanders:"Bugger!" Todd Barclay: "Bug her!"

#AdultingIn5Words - Does it ever get easier?

·         Where did my money go?

·         Realizing your parents were right

·         Googling how to do stuff

·         At Least We Can Drink

·         Irrationally excited about new vacuum

SMARTDUVET BREEZE ADDS TEMPERATURE CONTROL TO THE SELF-MAKING BED COVER

·         Everyone sleeps at a different temperature and no one really likes making the bed when they wake up. Smartduvet Breeze takes care of it.

HUGSY’S SMART BABY BLANKET MIMICS A PARENT’S HEARTBEAT TO COMFORT NEWBORNS

·         A parent's embrace is important to a baby's development. Hugsy allows the affect to last even when a parent can't be there.

#ONLINEFAMEDEGREE #CHINA – WANT TO BE THE NEXT BIG THING?

·         A university in China is offering courses that are meant to equip students with the skills they need for online fame.