Do Our Children Want To Be On Social Media?

Do Our Children Want To Be On Social Media?

Karen Hall  22.01.2017
Social media can offer sanity-saving connectedness and support, particularly during the isolated early days of parenthood, but I implore...
Online Hate Speech - Why Words Do Matter

Online Hate Speech - Why Words Do Matter

Roanna Carleton-Taylor  20.01.2017
Over time, online hate speech moves the boundaries of what is considered acceptable. Readers become desensitised to the words and images...
Millennials Explain Why They Deleted Their Social Media Accounts

Millennials Explain Why They Deleted Their Social Media Accounts

Natasha Hinde  17.01.2017
When it comes to social media many of us are, for want of a better word, addicted. The average person has roughly five social media accounts...
Empathy For The Devil - How To Survive Cynicism In 2017

Empathy For The Devil - How To Survive Cynicism In 2017

Alan Muir  16.01.2017
Forget the Euro, dollar, pound or even the Smackeroony - cynicism is the new currency being traded across the world. And cousin, business...
Facebook And Twitter Chiefs Could Face Commons Grilling Over Fake News

Facebook And Twitter Chiefs Could Face Commons Grilling Over Fake News

Sarah Ann Harris  15.01.2017
Social media bosses could be questioned over whether they are doing enough to stop fake news. The Commons Culture Committee is said...
Encrypted WhatsApp Messages Could Be Read, Researchers Warn

Encrypted WhatsApp Messages Could Be Read, Researchers Warn

Oscar Williams  13.01.2017
A WhatsApp bug could enable government agencies to read encrypted messages, research suggests. Security expert Thomas Boelter has uncovered...
Facebook Is Working On A Way To Read Your Mind, No Seriously

Facebook Is Working On A Way To Read Your Mind, No Seriously

Sophie Gallagher  13.01.2017
We all know those people on Facebook who can’t help but share every thought that has ever passed through their stream of consciousness.  And...
Caught In The Trap Of The Facebook Filter

Caught In The Trap Of The Facebook Filter

Claire DeWitt  12.01.2017
There was a time when glamour magazines were at the forefront of the news for being considered a thing of concern, and photoshopped images...
Unpacking Facebook Vs YouTube Battle For Consumer Eyeballs

Unpacking Facebook Vs YouTube Battle For Consumer Eyeballs

Sean Everett  11.01.2017
This week Facebook announced that it would be including mid-roll ads in the videos that show up in its highest value real estate - the...
Parents Baffled By Complex Maths Question Designed For Six-Year-Olds

Parents Baffled By Complex Maths Question Designed For Six-Year-Olds

Amy Packham  11.01.2017
A family was left dumbfounded when they were presented with their six-year-old’s maths homework. The parents, who blog at The...
Your News Feed Is About To Contain Even More Ads

Your News Feed Is About To Contain Even More Ads

Oscar Williams  10.01.2017
If you thought Facebook couldn’t possibly squeeze any more ads into your News Feed, think again. The social media giant...
Disturbing Details Emerge Of 'Hate Crime' Against Mentally Disabled White Teen As Judge Refuses Bail

Disturbing Details Emerge Of 'Hate Crime' Against Mentally Disabled White Teen As Judge Refuses Bail

Kathryn Snowdon  7.01.2017
More disturbing details have emerged of a violent “hate crime” carried out against a mentally disabled white...
It's A Hoax, Facebook And WhatsApp Won't Start Charging Users

It's A Hoax, Facebook And WhatsApp Won't Start Charging Users

Oscar Williams  6.01.2017
Another year, another hoax proclaiming Facebook and WhatsApp are set to start charging their users. This time, the services are...
This Is What Facebook Really Sees In Your Photos

This Is What Facebook Really Sees In Your Photos

Oscar Williams  6.01.2017
Facebook’s algorithms work in mysterious ways, but a new plugin helps to shed light on one of its lesser known features. Every time...