Amelia Tait is features editor at Shortlist.com, she was previously the New Statesman's tech and digital culture writer, and tweets at @ameliargh.
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Social media can turn ordinary lives into a compelling form of entertainment. But should we look away?
Users of the Facetune app can slim their jaws, enlarge their eyes and plump their lips at the touch of a button.
Is the rising popularity of budget vlogs a symptom of austerity Britain, or an antidote to social media fakery?
A new industry has exploded like a pile of pink dust from a popped balloon.
Every Easter, Cadbury employees are forced to deny allegations that political correctness is ruining its eggs.
What happens if a vegetarian starts chatting about her desire for Domino’s Meat Feast?
One couple reveal how online politics can damage offline relationships.
Why do we watch comedies that don’t make us laugh?