Instagram Co-founders Step Down

The two co-founders — Kevin Systrom, Instagram’s chief executive, and Mike Krieger, chief technology officer — of Facebook Inc.’s popular Instagram app are stepping down.

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Snapchat: Drop in Daily Users

In a recent press release from Snap Inc. statistics show a 3 million person drop in the number of daily Snapchat users from 191 million at the beginning of 2018 […]

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Let’s Tackle Teenage Loneliness

Teenage loneliness is a sad reality of modern life. The Oystercatcher looks at what steps can be taken to make a difference in Saint Andrew’s and Saint Bride’s High School.

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The Super Blue Blood Moon

An incredibly rare event occurred on the night of the 31st January 2018. Given the long name of a ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’, this very uncommon lunar event hasn’t happened […]

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Trump’s Polarizing Response to NY Terror Attack and Hefty Security Budget Cuts

  Eleanor Service | Reporter In the wake of the tragic events that took place in New York on October 31st,  President Trump has had a characteristically extreme and relatively […]

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France Introduces Cat-Calling Fines

Jessica O’Donnell | Reporter In France, new laws are being introduced under President Emmanuel Macron’s tactics to effectively deal with men who harass women in public. The President has been […]

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Forget Despacito – Entammede Jimmiki Kammal is in town

Ritty Tomichen| Reporter The much-awaited malayalam movie ‘Velipadinte Pusthakam,’ which translates to ‘The Book of Revelations’ is here. Released as part of the ‘Onam’ big releases, the movie is soaring […]

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5 Stories From This Week That Will Warm Your Heart

Eleanor Service | This past week has brought so much tragedy and suffering that it has left many of us feeling bleak and pessimistic about the world as a whole. […]

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Why Social Media? Why?

Milly Henry People use social media to connect with friends and meet new ones, they also use it to keep in touch with family members that they might not otherwise. […]

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Social Media – Friend or Foe?

Erin Seils| Social media has become an essential part of everyday life for many people. 96% of 11 – 19  year olds use some sort of social media. We use […]

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Social Media and the Paris Attacks

Erin Seils and Katie Hunter | With the recent events occurring in Paris, social media has played a vital role in educating the public regarding the attacks. It has allowed […]

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To Dislike, or not to Dislike?

Katie Hunter |    The announcement of the new Facebook dislike button has sparked much controversy in the last week. This new feature, which has not been user tested yet, […]

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Haters Gonna Hate: But Why?

Margaret McDonald | School Editor We’ve been told to ignore cyber bulling – the insults and the mocking words, the occasional snide comment online. We’re told to turn away in […]

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