In the first of a new series investigating what happens to people after they become memes, we speak to Azeem Ward, whose flute recital went viral in 2015.
The band has performed an online Houdini in advance of its ninth album – but it’s harder than it looks.
Imagine your house being raided by armed police. That’s what happened to Mumsnet’s Justine Roberts after she fell victim to an internet hoaxer.
Snap out of it.
Being a man who is Ted Cruz is a good start.
Emoji are used worldwide and transform the tone of our messages and social media posts, but their multifarious meanings make it difficult for courts to interpret them.
I agree, as Swartz wrote in 2008, that "there is no justice in following unjust laws", and the movement to protect the free internet from corporate and political interests is urgent.
The vlogger has hidden his videos and released a video revealing that his controversial pranks were faked. But is this just a ploy to save his career?
Reports of indecent images of children online have more than quadrupled since 2010. But how do you catch criminals who are hidden behind a social media profile?
Donald J Trump dot com.
A producer is tweeting the introductions for female characters in the scripts he reads, verbatim. It’s not pretty.
We notice you have ad blocking software enabled. Support the New Statesman’s quality, independent journalism by contributing now — and this message will disappear for the next 30 days.
If we cannot support the site on advertising revenue, we will have to introduce a pay wall — meaning fewer readers will have access to our incisive analysis, comprehensive culture coverage and groundbreaking long reads.