Understanding Social Media in the Middle East

Understanding Social Media in the Middle East

3.02.2014
In my part of the world, the Middle East, Facebook is equally popular. In fact there are those who have argued that Facebook played a fundamental...
RIP Colonel Meow: Your Minions Will Miss You

RIP Colonel Meow: Your Minions Will Miss You

Sara C Nelson  31.01.2014
A cat who earned fame by setting records for having the world’s longest fur has sadly died. The noble, glorious, profoundly hairy Colonel...
What Does Google Want With DeepMind? Here Are Three Clues

What Does Google Want With DeepMind? Here Are Three Clues

30.01.2014
All eyes turned to London this week, as Google announced its latest acquisition in the form of DeepMind, a company that specialises in...
The British Zuckerberg? Meet The Stanford Uni Dropout Hiring His Former Teachers

The British Zuckerberg? Meet The Stanford Uni Dropout Hiring His Former Teachers

Lucy Sherriff  30.01.2014
Meet George Burgess. He's a 21-year-old who decided to drop out of Stanford University, start his own business and has even hired his former...
Does Facebook's New App Make Its Old One Obsolete?

Does Facebook's New App Make Its Old One Obsolete?

30.01.2014
Facebook has unveiled 'Paper', its brand new reading and sharing app. And the early reactions suggest it's a winner - good enough, in fact,...

Would Facebook Have Won The Miners Strike?

29.01.2014
How easy would it have been for Thatcher to dominate the reporting of the dispute had it happened today? Would the 'Battle of Orgreave'...

The Second Coming of Letter Writing Is Upon Us

29.01.2014
In today's world everything is recorded. Every little thing is captured, monitored, kept and stored, but none of it is special, none of...
How Much Time Have You Wasted On Facebook?

How Much Time Have You Wasted On Facebook?

28.01.2014
How much time have you wasted on Facebook? We've all asked ourselves and now you can find out - well, get a reasonable estimate. The...
Texts and Tension: How Social Media Fuels Family Feuds

Texts and Tension: How Social Media Fuels Family Feuds

27.01.2014
One of the regular themes of divorces which I have handled over the years is communication. Spouses either seem to talk to little or too...

Social Sharing: Our Shifting Preferences

27.01.2014
Social sharing has changed drastically over the past year. We, as consumers, no longer exercise a one dimensional approach to social content...
Facebook Responds To Dodgy Princeton 'Disease' Study With Nerdy Glee

Facebook Responds To Dodgy Princeton 'Disease' Study With Nerdy Glee

24.01.2014
Facebook has hit back at Princeton researchers who claimed the social network would collapse like a 'disease' by 2017 with its own, hilarious...

Why Facebook Is Doomed

23.01.2014
It may seem like I have something against Facebook but that's not the case. It is now, and is likely to remain for some time, the number...
The Facebook 'Disease' Could Lose 80% Of Users By 2017

The Facebook 'Disease' Could Lose 80% Of Users By 2017

23.01.2014
Facebook could be about to experience a sudden and jarring fall from grace - if a new study comparing the site to a virulent 'disease'...
This Is Facebook's Oldest User. She's 106.

This Is Facebook's Oldest User. She's 106.

Chris York  23.01.2014
Facebook's oldest user turns 106 today - such a grand age she couldn't enter her birth year when first registering. Edythe Kirchmaier...