Google has been tracking our locations, and now it's using the information to tell us when destinations are least busy.
I’ve been a grown-up public crier pretty much since reaching adulthood. But it hasn’t got any easier.
Followers stealing your jokes? Turns out Twitter might be willing to acknowledge that you're the copyright holder, and delete copycat tweets.
According to an ex-employee, around 5 per cent of the company's staff have shared their salaries on an internal database, and the bosses aren't happy about it.
News on Facebook travels through “Likes” and shares, and people won’t Like a crackdown on benefits, even if they secretly support it.
Truly independent expertise can never be swayed. Numbers, on the other hand, can be manipulated reasonably easily.
Google's software searches images for recognisable features, then emphasises them to hellish effect.
The social networking site has introduced new artificial intelligence systems that can spot and delete sexual and violent images – and spare human moderators in the process.
The linksharing site's latest upheaval highlights a deep-seated distrust of women among some users.
A new paper on phantom phone vibration syndrome suggests that we rethink our negative approach to technology and its effects on us.
Victoria Taylor, administrator of the popular "Ask me Anything" section, has left the site under mysterious circumstances.
Our smartphones are fast becoming extensions of ourselves. So what happens when we're separated from them?
A mass of near-identical accounts have been spamming the Glastonbury hashtag over the past week. But who are they, and what do they want?
New Statesman columnist Laurie Penny has been removed from the site for using a pseudonym - but, like many others, she feels that the step is necessary to avoid abuse and to guard her privacy.
Google adds the feature to its email service after trialling it for six years.
The artist sent an open letter to Apple Music, arguing that artists should be paid during the service's trial period.
DuckDuckGo, a browser which doesn't track your online activity, has increased its traffic six-fold since the Snowden revelations.
Over two thirds of Twitter users are inactive. Could a swathe of new features bring them back to life?
A British company has introduced an emoji-based passcode system. But is it a gimmick or a sign of things to come?
A vital service for men who have been affected by sexual abuse has lost funding, and yet so-called “Men’s Rights Activists” are still more interested in bringing feminists down.
She’s a feminist comedian who doesn’t shy away from ridiculing women. She reaches millions of viewers on the internet without breaking a sweat. Oh, and she’s just really, really funny.
You can base a more correct history of a species on the things they wanted to say but didn’t.
The internet would be a much nicer place if everyone spoke like a Jane Austen character. Here’s how you go about it.
Wikipedia is the world’s most popular encyclopaedia, a collaborative utopia. But only one in every ten of its editors is a woman.
Don’t feel so bad if Microsoft’s new face analysis tool completely guesses your age and/or gender wrong. The app still needs work.
Whether it’s political fanboys who geek out over polling data or teenage girls photoshopping flower crowns onto Ed Miliband’s head, digital excitement is the new electioneering frontier.
Planning minister scores a solid own goal.
"I guess I never thought about putting it in the context of your junk."
LOL, yes? No.
As the BBC reports that it can receive up to 10,000 pieces of user-generated content on a single day, Vicky Baker looks at the increasing need for verification and how propaganda and hoaxes have become more prevalent.