Social Media Isn't Just Changing How We Engage With Politics - It's Creating A New Kind Of Politician

Social Media Isn't Just Changing How We Engage With Politics - It's Creating A New Kind Of Politician

Philip Ellis  19.09.2016
The threat of the echo chamber is something of a recurring theme at Social Media Week London. In a session on social news, Twitter's Nick...
The 10 Commandments Of Facebook

The 10 Commandments Of Facebook

Ryan Barrell  15.09.2016
Social media can be an unruly place, with people regularly flouting basic etiquette and taking TMI to another level. A lo, the gods of...
A Teen Has Sued Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Pictures Of Her On Facebook

A Teen Has Sued Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Pictures Of Her On Facebook

Sophie Gallagher  15.09.2016
A teenager has sued her parents for posting ‘embarrassing and intimate’ baby photos of her on Facebook.   The 18-year-old,...
How Facebook Sexualises And Polices The Female Body

How Facebook Sexualises And Polices The Female Body

Rebecca Lightbody  13.09.2016
Suppressing women's sexuality is misogyny. The implication that an 'impure' female body will lead to unsafe sex is misogyny and feeds into...
Living Through Filters: How Social Media Is Making Us Our Own Worst Enemy

Living Through Filters: How Social Media Is Making Us Our Own Worst Enemy

Roisin Kelly  13.09.2016
The tricks we rightfully criticise when used by professional photographers are now so easily accessible to us, making us much more aware...
Kids Using Social Media 'More Likely To Be Unhappy With Appearance'

Kids Using Social Media 'More Likely To Be Unhappy With Appearance'

Amy Packham  12.09.2016
Children who frequently use social media are more unhappy with their appearance, a study has found. Almost half (48%) of those who spent...
Facebook Removes Iconic Picture Of Fleeing Napalm Girl Over Nudity

Facebook Removes Iconic Picture Of Fleeing Napalm Girl Over Nudity

Sara C Nelson  9.09.2016
UPDATE: Facebook backed down Friday afternoon and said it would allow the photo to appear on the social network Facebook has removed...
Social Media Kills Happiness

Social Media Kills Happiness

Esther Dark  9.09.2016
Seeing friends announcing their success is a guaranteed way to make you feel worse. Once you feel secure in yourself, or have made a firm...
Facebook And Instagram Pressure LitterGram Owner To Change Name

Facebook And Instagram Pressure LitterGram Owner To Change Name

Press Association  9.09.2016
The British owner of an anti-litter app called LitterGram claims Facebook and Instagram’s lawyers have given him a deadline...
Instagram Lovers, Keep On Sharing Your Snaps Because It's Helping Your Memory

Instagram Lovers, Keep On Sharing Your Snaps Because It's Helping Your Memory

Sophie Gallagher  8.09.2016
Lovers of Instagram, finally you are having the last laugh.  All those haters who mocked as you stood on a chair for the perfect...
Is Social Media De-Humanising Our Reaction To Crises?

Is Social Media De-Humanising Our Reaction To Crises?

Josh Spencer  8.09.2016
Undoubtedly, social media has led to some incredible actions for aid and helping people in need across the planet. But while social media...
Back To The Playground

Back To The Playground

Caragh Little  7.09.2016
The new school year has started. First day photos have been taken, schoolbags have grown heavy with new books, and the reality of homework...
Facebook Is About To Change Blogging For Ever (And It's Good News For Bloggers)

Facebook Is About To Change Blogging For Ever (And It's Good News For Bloggers)

Danny Angove  7.09.2016
As someone who runs a self-hosted site, I'm pretty excited about this. Not only will Facebook's transition to platforming give would-be...
Facebook Comments Can Make People As Happy As Getting Married, Research Claims

Facebook Comments Can Make People As Happy As Getting Married, Research Claims

Oscar Williams  6.09.2016
Facebook comments can make people as happy as getting married or having a baby, according to research by CMU and a Facebook research...