Sarah Manavis is the New Statesman's tech and digital culture writer.
Vlogtober is a YouTube subscriber’s paradise. It's also a YouTuber’s hell.
Unrd tells a story in real time, through the medium of a mobile phone.
The simulation is broken, please let us out.
Channel 4’s The Circle has been applauded for its insight on the dangers of social media. However, the world it depicts is far from the reality of the modern digital experience.
“They took her from us and turned her into one of their brain dead zombies.”
Whether or not you’re happy to have Trump texting you, the introduction of a national alert system should be welcomed with open arms.
The messaging app has enjoyed a near pristine reputation for the last decade. But users are beginning to desert it.
Shiru Cafe in Providence, Rhode Island is getting students to give them personal data instead of financial payment. The business innovation may be normalised sooner than you think.
While Netflix and Amazon have reigned over millennial, online-hosted series, YouTuber Shane Dawson is making his own episodic content with astonishing success.
And there’s nothing anyone can do to save it.