Amelia Tait is a freelance journalist, and was previously the New Statesman's tech and digital culture writer. She tweets at @ameliargh
Online, everyone is divided into opposing teams – and teams are defined by their worst (and loudest) member.
The music streaming service has a new policy on “hate content and hateful conduct”, but who gets to decide what to censor?
To understand their motivation isn’t to pity or excuse incels – but it is imperative to preventing more deaths.
I'm lucky – when I was growing up, the internet was ephemeral, and without these diaries everything I wrote online would be lost.
Who – or what – is behind the eerie YouTube channel with five million subscribers?
44 senators with an average age of 62 questioned the Facebook CEO yesterday.
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.