An App That Encourages Teens To Actually Be Nice To Each Other Has Just Been Bought By Facebook

An App That Encourages Teens To Actually Be Nice To Each Other Has Just Been Bought By Facebook

Sophie Gallagher  17.10.2017
It’s no secret that the internet can be a cesspit of anonymous trolling and bad behaviour from behind the safety of a computer screen. So...
Facebook Goes Down As Thousands Report They Cannot Access Site

Facebook Goes Down As Thousands Report They Cannot Access Site

Jack Sommers  11.10.2017
Facebook and Instagram users are reporting the sites are now back up after the sites went down across Europe, Canada and America on Wednesday...
Dove Apologises For 'Racist' Facebook Advert Following Backlash

Dove Apologises For 'Racist' Facebook Advert Following Backlash

Kathryn Snowdon  8.10.2017
Dove has been forced to apologise after releasing a series of images appearing to show a black woman turning white in a Facebook...
Fake News Writer Who Claimed Responsibility For Trump's Presidency Found Dead

Fake News Writer Who Claimed Responsibility For Trump's Presidency Found Dead

Sarah Ann Harris  28.09.2017
A writer known for promoting fake news during the 2016 US presidential elections has been found dead. Paul Horner, who claimed...
Tackling Fake News: Do Kids Have The Critical Literacy Skills They Need to Survive And Thrive In A Digital World?

Tackling Fake News: Do Kids Have The Critical Literacy Skills They Need to Survive And Thrive In A Digital World?

Jonathan Douglas  26.09.2017
Today's children and young people have grown up in a world that revolves around digital technology. Whether children read books on a tablet,...
Do We Need A Digital Bill Of Rights To Protect Our Faceprints?

Do We Need A Digital Bill Of Rights To Protect Our Faceprints?

Paul Sloane  25.09.2017
The new Apple iPhone X uses facial-recognition software (FRS) to unlock the device rather than a pin or fingerprint. Apple's adoption...
People-Smugglers Are Openly Advertising Their Illegal Businesses On Facebook

People-Smugglers Are Openly Advertising Their Illegal Businesses On Facebook

Chris York  24.09.2017
Facebook has been accused of “facilitating harm and misery” because of people-smugglers openly advertising their illegal services...
Instagram Comes Under Fire After Using This Unfortunate Post As An Advert

Instagram Comes Under Fire After Using This Unfortunate Post As An Advert

Thomas Tamblyn  22.09.2017
Instagram has suffered at the hand of its own algorithm after it tried to use an image that you could definitely classify as inappropriate...
Target Of Two Hours To Remove Extremist Content Slammed As 'Unreasonable' By Experts

Target Of Two Hours To Remove Extremist Content Slammed As 'Unreasonable' By Experts

Thomas Tamblyn  20.09.2017
A proposal from Theresa May for internet companies to remove online extremist content within two hours of it being posted has...
Cybercriminals Are Using Big Name Apps To Target Unwitting Consumers

Cybercriminals Are Using Big Name Apps To Target Unwitting Consumers

David Emm  18.09.2017
Cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to lure us into doing things that give them access to our online identity. The past...
Fine Tech Giants That Fail To Remove Terrorist Content, Think Tank Urges

Fine Tech Giants That Fail To Remove Terrorist Content, Think Tank Urges

Jack Sommers  18.09.2017
Companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter should be fined if they fail to remove extremist, terrorist content, a leading think tank has...
7 Reasons Facebook's 'Russian Ads' Revelations Are Bad News For Trump And America

7 Reasons Facebook's 'Russian Ads' Revelations Are Bad News For Trump And America

Chris York  7.09.2017
Facebook has revealed that hundreds of fake accounts most likely run from Russia spent around £75,000 on ads to stir up...
Cancer Took My Eye But Gave Me My Confidence

Cancer Took My Eye But Gave Me My Confidence

Toni Crews  31.08.2017
I was shocked by how deep the hole was and I worried about how others would react. I needed to find a way to pick my own confidence up...
Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan Announce Birth Of A Girl With Open Letter

Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan Announce Birth Of A Girl With Open Letter

Amy Packham  29.08.2017
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have announced the birth of their second baby girl, August.  The two commemorated...