Manchester Voices: New Central Library installation celebrates diversity in Greater Manchester accents (Manchester World)

Manchester World (England): Manchester Voices: New Central Library installation celebrates diversity in Greater Manchester accents. “Researchers gained extensive insight into how different accents are perceived throughout Manchester. Participants were asked to mark on maps where they thought had the friendliest accent, the poshest and the most ‘authentic’ Mancunian, to name just a few categories. And the results are highlighted in a series of interactive maps available on the Manchester Voices website.”

Ordnance Survey: Tens of thousands of unseen post-war images of Manchester unveiled online for first time

Ordnance Survey: Tens of thousands of unseen post-war images of Manchester unveiled online for first time. “New historical photo mapping web app Timepix… was launched in Manchester this week, giving the public the chance to explore how their streets looked in yesteryear.” The project is limited to Manchester for now will extend to other UK cities in the future.

CNET: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to livestream Ariana Grande benefit

CNET: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to livestream Ariana Grande benefit. “Social media is going to be all over Ariana Grande’s sold-out benefit concert to aid the Manchester, England, bombing victims. Three of the biggest sites — Facebook, Twitter and YouTube — will each be livestreaming Grande’s ‘One Love Manchester’ concert on Sunday. The event will be shown on the pop star’s Facebook page, Twitter account and YouTube channel.”