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.
The social network's giving its "elite" users more control over whose tweets they have to pay attention to.
Staring at a buffer symbol, waiting for something on the internet to load can be both reassuring and distressing. We wait with the belief that something is happening out of sight.
Pessimism gets a bad press, but compulsory positive thinking can be brutally enforced.
For some people, videos of people performing intricate tasks or crinkling paper can produce a satisfying tingling feeling. If you can suspend your cyncism, it’s one of the nicest places on the internet to be.
Sam Delaney’s Mad Men and Bad Men: What Happened when British Politics Met Advertising captures forty years of politics – through posters.
It's becoming more and more common for everyday appliances to have features we don't expect, and the implications for privacy and freedom can be surprisingly profound. We should be sure we know what we're buying into.
We need to learn to live with the big companies which dominate the internet - but right now our only policy responses are state control or free market monopoly.
From revenge porn to online harassment, online spaces are recreating the misogyny of the wider world.
Twitter might be here to stay. Those block lists, those grudges, those bridges we burn – we could be stuck with them. And that is a sobering thought.
A study of how anger on the internet is born, lives, and regenerates.