Facebook Won't Force You To Use Your 'Real Name'

Facebook Won't Force You To Use Your 'Real Name'

Thomas Tamblyn  2.10.2014
Facebook has apologised to drag queens and transgender users who had their accounts deleted because they weren't using their 'real' names. Speaking...
Why You're Not Going to Quit Facebook

Why You're Not Going to Quit Facebook

Jonathan Welsh  30.09.2014
While there's no doubting the importance of local print media, social media is making its way into a position of more influence locally...
You're Going To Leave Facebook For Ello. This Is Why.

You're Going To Leave Facebook For Ello. This Is Why.

Michael Rundle  30.09.2014
'Ello' has all the makings of a tech hype bubble: a new social network pitched as the "anti-Facebook", rich in design but poor in features...

Collapse - The End of Facebook Is Nigh, And Why You Might Be Next

Neil Gibb  30.09.2014
I have a dramatic and perhaps outrageous prediction: the end of Facebook is looming. Perhaps not this month, or next, but it's coming....
9 Signs That Suggest You're About To Lose An Election

9 Signs That Suggest You're About To Lose An Election

Paul Vale  25.09.2014
The pattern for modern elections has now been set. Whether it be the 2012 presidential race, the recent Scottish referendum or the forthcoming...
That Top 10 Album Thing

That Top 10 Album Thing

Rachel Braier  23.09.2014
The latest 'thing' doing the rounds on Facebook, is to list ten albums that have had the biggest personal import. They may or may not...
Don't Be Afraid Of The Gimp Man Of Essex

Don't Be Afraid Of The Gimp Man Of Essex

Sara C Nelson  23.09.2014
Should you come across a figure dressed entirely in a black rubber gimp suit as you pop to the bank or out for a sandwich, do not fear....
There Are Now Ads On Instagram

There Are Now Ads On Instagram

Michael Rundle  23.09.2014
Instagram has some exciting "big news". In a press release it says it has "big ideas for the future", is focused "on delivering a small...
Why Facebook and Its Algorithms Are Not Worth Your Time

Why Facebook and Its Algorithms Are Not Worth Your Time

Georgie Bradley  22.09.2014
Facebook courts you into thinking you're failing or overachieving. It will never bring you lasting happiness. Waiting for the total 'likes'...
23snaps.com Pulls Down the Shutters on Unwanted Image Attention

23snaps.com Pulls Down the Shutters on Unwanted Image Attention

Monty Munford  18.09.2014
My social media relationship with my 11-year-son is a very simple one. Once a year I post a returning-to-school picture of him on Facebook...
'Facebook For Rich People' Costs £5,500 To Join

'Facebook For Rich People' Costs £5,500 To Join

Michael Rundle  18.09.2014
The thing about rich people, is they are different from you and me. They drive cars powered by tears, eat diamond-laced cyanide burgers...
Thirteen Things You Used to Do on Facebook That Are Not OK Now

Thirteen Things You Used to Do on Facebook That Are Not OK Now

Ellen Stewart  18.09.2014
Leafing through your FB back catalogue is a troubling process and is sure to leave you completely distraught and breaking out in hives,...

Ten Books - Ten Thoughts

Caragh Little  15.09.2014
I've been nominated for that social media challenge of picking ten books which affected me or shaped me in some way- and there's a challenge...
Facebook Censors Women's Voices

Facebook Censors Women's Voices

Mia Hansson  15.09.2014
Are we not to think that breasts are natural and beautiful even when they are not being used by others? Are pictures of two-millimetre...