Seven Levels of Facebook

Seven Levels of Facebook

9.09.2014
During lunch with my daughter the other day I found myself discussing Facebook. Again. It seems that everywhere people are checking their...
The Ramifications of Disliking a Shakespeare Play

The Ramifications of Disliking a Shakespeare Play

29.08.2014
I was paradoxically condemned to be both pretentious and a philistine. I was both too smart and too dumb. I was, ultimately, just plain...
Why the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Goes Against the True Needs of Charity

Why the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Goes Against the True Needs of Charity

29.08.2014
It's incredibly difficult to express a negative opinion about charitable activity without coming across as a cold-hearted, mean-spirited...
Facebook 'Must Rethink Stance On Beheading Videos'

Facebook 'Must Rethink Stance On Beheading Videos'

Michael Rundle  27.08.2014
A safety adviser for Facebook has called on the social network to rethink how it deals with images of gruesome executions and injuries. The...
Enter Our Monthly Competition To Win Some Great Prizes

Enter Our Monthly Competition To Win Some Great Prizes

Thomas Tamblyn  22.08.2014
Welcome to the Huff Post Tech Goody Bag, it's the monthly competition that looks to kit you out with the latest gadgets and gear. All...
No, Facebook Isn't Launching A 'Drugs Task Force'

No, Facebook Isn't Launching A 'Drugs Task Force'

Thomas Tamblyn  21.08.2014
It should come as absolutely no surprise to learn that no, Facebook isn't launching a 'Drugs Task Force' to catch you in the act of taking...
'We Can't Stop Them' Says Islamic State's Fave Social Network

'We Can't Stop Them' Says Islamic State's Fave Social Network

21.08.2014
A social network used by Islamic State militants said it cannot stop the spread of graphic material on its servers -- for the simple reason...
Surgical Selfies: A Tasteless Symbol of a Modern Era?

Surgical Selfies: A Tasteless Symbol of a Modern Era?

21.08.2014
So pervasive is the selfie trend, that it seems that nothing is sacred - not even patients undergoing surgery. Recently, a photograph was...
Putting Time On Ice

Putting Time On Ice

20.08.2014
And yet, is the accelerated spinning of the hands of an iconic clock really all that far removed from what is happening around us, every...
Racism, Racy Images And Other Police Social Media Gaffes

Racism, Racy Images And Other Police Social Media Gaffes

19.08.2014
Police officers and civilians made racist and threatening comments on Facebook and Twitter, sent friend requests to victims of crime and...
Facebook Is Testing A 'Satire' Detector

Facebook Is Testing A 'Satire' Detector

Thomas Tamblyn  18.08.2014
Facebook has come to a realisation: we're all really, really gullible. In order to combat satirical websites like The Onion - or at least...
When Do Your Comments On Social Networks Become The Property Of Your Employer?

When Do Your Comments On Social Networks Become The Property Of Your Employer?

14.08.2014
Have you noticed those disclaimers on Twitter profiles? The ones that suggest that everything published on this Twitter account is personal...
Middle East Tech News: All You Need to Know From the Last Three Months

Middle East Tech News: All You Need to Know From the Last Three Months

12.08.2014
Studies provide a number of fresh insights into evolving attitudes and technology based behaviours in this fast changing region... The...
How Twitter Has Changed Warfare Forever

How Twitter Has Changed Warfare Forever

12.08.2014
It is clear that social media is now an indispensable part of the toolkit for anyone involved in modern conflict, but it also seems likely...