As The Great British Bake Off returns, why can’t we stop posting in real-time about soggy bottoms?
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.
The teenage girls who make up Zoella’s fiercely loyal fanbase are customers, even if they aren’t aware of it.
Instagram is joining the legions of social networks which use algorithms to dictate what we see, and when we see it.
He believes social media is a “gift” from God.
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.
Sold, relaunched, died; sold, relaunched, survived.
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