MPs today accused social media companies of failing to combat terrorism, but just how accurate is this claim?
In England, lit fests thrive, as Auberon Waugh once put it, because writers hate writing and readers hate reading.
10 billion views, 40 million subscribers and 15 minutes of video per day – how an unknown 25-year-old Swede conquered the internet.
Mark Zuckerberg didn't like it, it used to be called the “awesome button”, and FriendFeed got there first.
The creator fo the street photography project has turned his attention to the human stories behind the migrant crisis.
To be a woman in the public eye these days, or actually anyone who can operate a Twitter account, means to be subject to abuse. But support can come from unlikely places.
The app claims that “character is destiny”, and that we should be constantly judged based on our past interactions with others. But do we really believe that?
Sources at the company say Twitter may get rid of the one thing that makes it unique: its 140-character limit. Longform tweets, here we come.
The three men at the centre of the first social media phenomenon of the millenium tell the story of how Friends Reunited boomed and busted – and how it might rise again.
Facebook collects and sells our data – and yet we seem to care comparatively little that we don’t get a cut.
The coalition government’s harsh welfare cuts have been met by a surge in activism among disabled people, who have found that social media has given them new clout to fight for their rights.
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