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FB: divergence

Three years ago, upon my arrival in Berlin, one of the things I chose to do to mark the beginning a new phase in my life was to join Facebook, after many years of lagging behind my entire social circle and dragging my feet about signing up. I figured it would be a viable platform

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When the iPhone 6 becomes Vintage

I made a conscious decision in 2015 to jump entirely on the iOS bandwagon, thereby surrendering my beloved Sony Xperia phone at the time and my hp laptop, trading it all in for the iPhone 6 and a macbook Pro Retina. I have never looked back, and neither have I had the need to upgrade

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Lockdown Webinars

If there is one positive thing to take away from this whole lockdown and pandemic is the sheer amount of free webinars that you can attend these days! My inbox has been flooded over the past weeks with invitations to this, that or the other webinar and at first I was a bit hesitant and

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Save the potato farmers – eat more fries!

In their youth they are left to grow in the remains of their family members, disease-ridden, downtrodden, barely lucky enough to become a full-grown potato. They are subjected to daily violence and terror – torn from their lands, violated, skinned and boiled alive. Please help these Potatoes! (edited, original text sourced from change.org) It was almost

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Sense(less) and (In)Sensibility in 2020

Here are the two most sensible articles I have come across this week: The Secret to Germany’s COVID-19 Success: Angela Merkel Is a Scientist and New Zealand’s Prime Minister May Be the Most Effective Leader on the Planet and I share them in reaction to the most recent press conference of the US President suggesting

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Date postponed indefinitely

These photographs are dedicated to everyone who organised and booked events, expos, launchings, trips, dates, appointments, training sessions, seminars, parties, weddings, and family reunions this year. Emptiness. Darkness. Uncertainty. Fragility. Fear.Paranoia Words we avoided and work hard to dispel or flush out from our lives, but have become the cornerstones of our society. Postponed indefinitely

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Creative Sourcing During #lockdown2020

Having your favourite roomie to be locked indoors with for a month helps cope with social distancing and isolation, but even the best of relationships are being put to a test these days. Many are also discovering for the first time that Home Office is not that the hype makes it out to be. For

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Since when is Influencer a job description?

The shift to home office is a dream for anyone active on social media. It gives you a chance to catch up, clean up, trim down, or expand your networks, which is what I have been doing. Facebook is an absolute nightmare to be on these days, with just about everyone online for one reason

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Christmas Countdown Day 6: Funny Bones

It is quintessential Filipino to first fine the humour in tragedy or adversity. Whether it a political debacle or natural disaster, or even personal loss, the Filipino family will strive to find a way to continue to laugh together. For those who are not familiar with this peculiar trait, or who are married into it

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To Like No More

I admit, the title leaves a lot to be desired grammatically, but considering that the issue is about social media and the dreadful “Like” culture, I saw no way around it. The news today that jumped out at me is that Instagram and Facebook are in the process of testing the social media platforms in

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