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National security concerns blur with political self-interest in the Trump administration's threat to ban the Chinese-owned app.
Global susceptibility to misinformation and a pandemic-induced fear of the unknown have given anti-vaccination activists a new lease of life.
Since lockdown began, 25 per cent of girls under 18 say they experienced at least one form of abuse or sexual harassment online. The New Statesman asks teenagers what really happens when they log on.
The social media app is the latest target of parliament's China hawks, but are their concerns backed up by evidence?
After one of the most high-profile cyber attacks in history, the social media company could suffer steep fines.
A series of controversies have caused much outrage over “cancel culture”. But what does the phrase actually mean, and is it useful at all?
The emptiness of this month's concessions, in this political moment, signals a grim future for major platforms.
Noughties fan fiction message boards were once full of the internet’s biggest beef. Now, 15 years later, these dramatic tales are creeping back into the mainstream.
Irish dancers are finding viral fame online by juxtaposing traditional poses and intricate footwork with contemporary pop hits.
Billed as a defiant alternative to Twitter, the app has become synonymous with the alt-right and is gaining ground in the UK.
As the US president takes executive action to curtail social media companies, how will the tech platforms fight back.