The newest hashtag campaign celebrities are in on? #WakeUpCall

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Wednesday 15 October 2014

So long, ice bucket challenge. Hello, #WakeUpCall. This new social media campaign is in the aid of Unicef and involves celebs taking selfies first thing in the morning-no makeup and no hair brushing. The idea was actually conceived by UK Unicef Ambassador Jemima Khan, who said on Twitter: ‘Post a video of your #wakeupcall or […]

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Syria Protests: Tweets mapped on Mi Bazaar

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By Daniel Rotman in New Trends on Tuesday 21 February 2012

With the growing violence and media censorship in Syria, it’s good to see people using technology like this to inform people. The situation in Syria is terrible and the struggle in the international community is very in much in focus.

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Hagop Belian

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By Kira Heuer in New Art on Thursday 22 January 2009

Having spent his early years in Syria, artist Hagop Belian now resides in Los Angeles, leaving behind a BA in Mathematics and the option of becoming a weapons engineer to instead pursue an artistic path of self expression. His most recent work involves stories told by trinkets and treasures to represent rebirth, transformation, truth and change.

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