When 21-year-old Alfie Deyes released his first book, it was No 1 on the Sunday Times bestseller list for 11 weeks. Who are the YouTubers – and why are their books so successful?
Emojis could be the promised land of diplomatic history: they have the potential to speak across borders to a new, global citizenry.
What is it? Why does it cause such trouble? And how can you be better at it?
I was listening to the conversations of other fans, but I wasn’t talking. For years—for more than a decade, in fact—I didn’t say a word.
My fanfiction was almost uniformly awful, like most of the things I did or liked when I was becoming myself.
New Statesman staff discuss the hundreds of hours they spent on the instant messaging site – and why it was eventually time to move on.
Welcome to the New Statesman's internet histories week, a re-examination of the parts of our lives spent online.
It is Facebook’s vast population, not its algorithm or its curators, that has made Trump a social media force.
The band has performed an online Houdini in advance of its ninth album – but it’s harder than it looks.
The social network is acting like that friend who plies you with drinks, compliments, and emoji in the hope you’ll spill some gossip.
App designers have conquered dating, and have moved onto the world of coupledom.
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