WATCH: Scotland Gets Its Own Facebook 'Look Back' Video

WATCH: Scotland Gets Its Own Facebook 'Look Back' Video

25.02.2014
With the referendum on Scottish independence just months away, it seems like a good time for Scotland to take a Facebook-style look back...
Facebook Ditches Email For Good

Facebook Ditches Email For Good

25.02.2014
What'sApp will quickly grow to more than a billion users, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said. The mobile phone application was...
Facebook's Dead User Profiles Set To Remain Public

Facebook's Dead User Profiles Set To Remain Public

24.02.2014
After much deliberation Facebook is changing the way in which it treats the profiles of deceased members. Up until now a 'memorialised'...
Why Did WhatsApp Crash?

Why Did WhatsApp Crash?

24.02.2014
If you're a regular WhatsApp user you might have noticed this weekend that the service was down for long periods - not great timing, given...
Personal and Anonymous Social Networks Gain Ground on Facebook and Others

Personal and Anonymous Social Networks Gain Ground on Facebook and Others

23.02.2014
The science of Dunbar's Number is one that most of us are unfamiliar with, but the number itself is one that people in social media know...
Beyond the Front Pages

Beyond the Front Pages

22.02.2014
As Kiev erupted into violence this week, the world's media made its way to the city's makeshift morgues and, once again, made record of...
A Rant About Facebook Ranting

A Rant About Facebook Ranting

21.02.2014
When a friend writes a Facebook rant it is as if they are vomiting, quite deliberately, all over your day. It starts like this:I'm sorry...

WhatsApp Deal Shows Facebook Chasing Dominance, Not Relevance

20.02.2014
The fact that a company with a mere 32 engineers in its workforce can be valued at $19bn - more than Twitter when it went public - is extraordinary....
Facebook Turned Down WhatsApp Founder For A Job In 2009

Facebook Turned Down WhatsApp Founder For A Job In 2009

20.02.2014
What a difference five years makes. Back in 2009, WhatsApp co-founder sent out the following tweet after going for a job at Facebook: Facebook...
Here Are 49 Companies Worth Less Than 'WhatsApp'

Here Are 49 Companies Worth Less Than 'WhatsApp'

20.02.2014
What'sApp has sold to Facebook for more than $19 billion - and in the process has become one of the world's most valuable companies. The...
The Use of Social Media in Celebrating an Autistic Child's Birthday

The Use of Social Media in Celebrating an Autistic Child's Birthday

19.02.2014
I know Tom is not yet 6 but he has only ever been invited to one birthday party and we have never held one for him. This may change as...
If Google+ Made 'Look Back' Movies

If Google+ Made 'Look Back' Movies

18.02.2014
Are you on Google+? Don't worry if you're not - because as this latest parody of Facebook 'Look Back' videos makes abundantly clear, you're...
Secret Facebook Features You Need To Know About

Secret Facebook Features You Need To Know About

18.02.2014
Facebook might look like a fairly simple proposition at first: post pictures of your children/food/skiing holiday, make inappropriate jokes...
Labour Is Setting the Pace - Online as Well as on the Streets

Labour Is Setting the Pace - Online as Well as on the Streets

16.02.2014
How we communicate continues to change. The rise of social media and online news means that elections will be fought in new ways. It will...