Hunter's Midweek Media Round Up

Here's our mid week round up of media related stories that you need to know about. General Election 2016 With just two days to go until E-day, this is officially the last day that you'll hear any more politicians spouting from the telly box or radio, before the moratorium kicks in. Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 14.21.46 You may be sick to the gills of it all but you really should watch Des Bishop's brilliant take on what politics in this country are really like. The parties, the people and the issues. Blindboy Boatclub of the Rubberbandits also got to have his say on mental health. http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/des-bishops-election-30003884/10534605/

Snapchat now knows where you are 

Snapchat is set to launch on demand geo filters - meaning that people can create custom filters for events. The app seems to be branching out to become even more of a presence in its users daily lives so expect to see weddings and events pick up on this new feature if and when it rolls out to Ireland.

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http://mashable.com/2016/02/22/snapchat-on-demand-geofilters/#vXW4JbWoIOqZ   Pay your bills with a selfie!  There's been a lot of talk recently about tech security so we couldn't help raise an eyebrow when we saw that Mastercard will soon be accepting selfies in order to process online payments. Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 14.27.23http://time.com/money/4233007/mastercard-selfie-authentication/   National Children's Science Centre to open in Dublin Stargazers and science lovers rejoice as Dublin's getting it's very own Planetarium! Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 14.28.57http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/national-children-s-science-centre-due-to-open-in-2018-1.2545898