This Week in Digital…

Becky Grainger

This week in digital

Celebrities Sue Google

Another week and yet more news related to the celebrity nude pictures scandal. Now the celebrities are hitting back after their personal email accounts were compromised. It is yet unknown which celebrities are taking part in the lawsuit but the lawyers involved claim that Google could have done more to stop the images circulating. It is rumored that the celebrities will join together to sue Google for $100m for the claim that Google chose to profit from the victimization of women.

Texts From Your Ex

A hilarious Instagram account was set up this week that promises real texts from real exes. The Texts From Your Ex account now has over 100,000 followers and users are encouraged to send in their screenshots of messages. There is an array of messages ranging from desperate pleas to get back together, vents of anger and requests for cookbooks to be returned. Buzzfeed have a roundup of some of the best messages.


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Best Twitter Reactions to Patisserie Week

This week saw the semi-final of the much loved Great British Bake Off and with the semi-final came masses of #GBBO related tweets. Patisserie week brought some very overly complicated names, grilling of cakes and Paul Hollywood meticulously counting the twenty layers of each Schichttorte. With only a week to go until the nations favourite programme is over, to help soothe the pain here is some of our favourite GBBO related tweets from this week:


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Microsoft Launches Windows 10

Microsoft have revealed that its latest system will be titled Windows 10, meaning either Microsoft cant count or they have purposely skipped out Windows 9. According to reports the skip of Windows 9 is to highlight the focus towards mobile devices and the Internet. According to Windows official blog; “Windows 10 represents the first step of a whole new generation of Windows. Windows 10 unlocks new experiences for customers to work, play and connect. Windows 10 embodies what our customers (both consumers and enterprises) demand and what we will deliver. Windows 10 will run across an incredibly broad set of devices – from the Internet of Things, to servers in enterprise data centers worldwide.”


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And Finally…

This week also saw the introduction of the new car tax system, where your paper tax disc is no longer needed. However this apparently extremely exciting news caused the DVLA website to crash. According to the DVLA more than 270,000 people have successfully renewed online and have since apologised for anyone who was not able to get on the website.