Muthu "the loyal Indian houseman" speaks no "Indian".
It's relatively easy to hack into a phone's microphone and listen remotely - just ask the UK government.
The lines between sex, love and friendship are blurrier than ever, as I found out quickly while using the app.
I wanted to find out how our digital hierarchies operate, so I asked people how they communicate with their family, friends, and colleagues.
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.