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An American conspiracy theory popular with Donald Trump supporters has spread to Britain, radicalising level-headed people and turning them into fantasists.
For nearly a decade, Twitch has been a place to watch people play video games, but the pandemic has made it into a hub for music, comedy and conversation.
In the environment of “alternative facts” that the president has helped to create, many are asking why they should believe that he has Covid-19.
Sex workers brought tens of millions of people to the subscriber-only social network. Now they say it’s dumping them in favour of celebrities.
After years of complaints from users, Goodreads' reign over the world of book talk might be coming to an end.
What started as a distraction morphed into a bona fide hobby – I spent hours reading through digital exchanges, from outpourings to quick back-and-forths.
Over the last year, the children of politicians have voiced their opposition to their parents’ views on TikTok and other platforms. But should the media cover the subject?
After years of relative obscurity, Reddit forums dedicated to outing toxic parenting styles are growing rapidly.
In the midst of the pandemic, an ever more popular social media trend shows the wealthy are simply bringing their opulence home.
Netflix's Selling Sunset has exploded in popularity during the pandemic, thanks to its fantasy world of absurdly opulent homes and openly nasty real estate agents.