In Praise of Web Anonymity

In Praise of Web Anonymity

2.08.2013
In the two decades since, the web has opened up communication and ideas in ways few dreamed possible. As a tool which enables people to...
Summertime Blues: Social Media and Home Security

Summertime Blues: Social Media and Home Security

30.07.2013
Social media and smartphone technology has improved to the point that you can pinpoint your exact location to a Facebook status or photo,...
Facebook for Every Phone and Why It Matters

Facebook for Every Phone and Why It Matters

25.07.2013
More than 100 million people now regularly access Facebook from more than 3,000 different models of feature phone, demonstrating the complexity...
Internet Addicts: Charity Cases or Just Ahead of the Curve?

Internet Addicts: Charity Cases or Just Ahead of the Curve?

13.05.2013
It's a vast data-surfing canoe that we're all sharing, and I certainly do not claim to be sitting on the shoreline. As frequent and active...
Digital Marketers: If Your Agency Admires Mark Zuckerberg's 'Hacker Way' You May Have a Problem

Digital Marketers: If Your Agency Admires Mark Zuckerberg's 'Hacker Way' You May Have a Problem

2.05.2013
Mark Zuckerberg's note to Facebook shareholders explains how the hacker way has given his business a particular mentality. The argument,...
Let's Talk About Sext

Let's Talk About Sext

21.01.2013
David Cameron's new advisor on childhood, Claire Perry MP, says parents should take clearer responsibility for seeing what their children...
An Open Letter to Any Celebrity Who Thinks an Open Letter is the Best Way to Address an Issue

An Open Letter to Any Celebrity Who Thinks an Open Letter is the Best Way to Address an Issue

11.01.2013
With phones so hard to come by and email all but redundant, given that only the intended recipient gets to see it and not half of Twitter,...
The Meaning of Like

The Meaning of Like

9.01.2013
A 'like' on Facebook or Instagram can make or break a witty status update or a particularly arty and well-angled shot of your quinoa entree....

Why I Believe in Internet Anonymity, Even When You're Calling Me a ****

29.12.2012
Anonymity is a gilded cage which protects us from each other. Let the key stay lost.

Does Social Media Make Us Nasty?

5.12.2012
Technology can and frequently does change our relationship with the each other and society. It can disrupt and unsettle quite finely balanced...
Why Are False Allegations So Popular on the Internet?

Why Are False Allegations So Popular on the Internet?

17.11.2012
Malicious gossip, if unchecked, could end up influencing who governs us. If it wasn't for the spread of such sham information on the internet,...
Killer 'Hid Decomposing Girlfriend Under Floorboards'

Killer 'Hid Decomposing Girlfriend Under Floorboards'

3.07.2012
A killer concealed his girlfriend's body under the sitting room floorboards before constructing a "cunning and clever" charade to cover...

My Life as a Twitter Addict, and Why It's More Difficult to Quit Than Drugs

29.02.2012
If Facebook's the mainstream social gateway, Twitter's the hard stuff. Everything about it provides instant, constant gratification. Nothing...