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Why you need to take a social media detox

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Earlier this term, my phone decided it had had enough and packed up, leaving me bereft of the one thing in this world that never leaves my side. At first this was a disasterI had to keep asking people for the time as I had no other way of telling it and I had to print off an actual paper ticket to get into Union. How the hell was I suppose to survive the rest of my everyday life without a phone?» >

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Callmy Alert- What is it and why you should have it

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What is it?

Callmy alert is an app that can be used by any organisation as a quick way of alerting every relevant user if there is ever an urgent or dangerous situation. Each organisation has a unique code that allow its users to sign up for all notifications from them.

You do not receive any notifications from places that you have not signed up to. Nobody wants a load of notifications popping up on their phone all the time but don’t worry, in the 6 months that I have had this app I have had exactly one notification.» >

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Buying Christmas Presents on a Budget

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Loads of Christmas presents to buy but no money? Here’s my guide on how to buy all those presents without splashing out on the cash. 

Prioritise  

Make sure that you buy the most important presents first. You don’t want to buy presents for all your friends before realising that you don’t have enough money to buy presents for your family.  

 Sales are your friend  

The best way to get good quality presents that your friends and family will actually like is to shop the sales.» >

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Why YOU should study British Sign Language

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What is it?

British Sign Language, also known as BSL, is the main language of over 87,000 Deaf people living in the UK. It is a productive language with its own vocabulary grammar and syntax and just like a spoken language it even has regional dialects. It is estimated that on any day, up to 250,000 people use some BSL. These people can be sign language learners, hearing family members, teachers, friends, interpreters and many more.» >

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Is this a video of you?? How to recognise and protect yourself from scams.

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I’m sure that every Facebook users has at some point received a message saying ‘is this a video of you?’ The messages supposedly come from friends and they include a link to a video that they claim you appear in. Now most people will recognise messages like these as being a scam and they won’t click on the link. However, this is just one of the countless ways that scammers use to trick people out of details, passwords and money.» >

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