Facebook And Google Reveal Their First Weapon Against Fake News Sites

Facebook And Google Reveal Their First Weapon Against Fake News Sites

Oscar Williams  15.11.2016
Facebook and Google are seeking to discourage the publication of fake news by banning rogue publishers from using their ad networks...
Question Your News Sources - It's Never Been More Important

Question Your News Sources - It's Never Been More Important

Josh Smith  15.11.2016
People need to understand the role their likes and shares play in generating the content they see, and remember that, at the root of all...
Facebook Apologises After Accidentally 'Killing Off' Users, Including Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook Apologises After Accidentally 'Killing Off' Users, Including Mark Zuckerberg

Kathryn Snowdon  12.11.2016
Facebook has apologised following a “terrible error” which led to users, including founder Mark Zuckerberg, being declared...
Zuckerberg Has Finally Responded To Claims Facebook Helped Trump Win

Zuckerberg Has Finally Responded To Claims Facebook Helped Trump Win

Thomas Tamblyn  11.11.2016
After claims that fake news on Facebook as well as its effect as an ‘echo chamber’ had aided the rise of Donald Trump,...
Facebook Apologises For Removing Photo Of Burns Survivor, Twice

Facebook Apologises For Removing Photo Of Burns Survivor, Twice

Rachel Moss  10.11.2016
Facebook has apologised after removing a photo of a burns survivor, on more than one occasion.  The social networking site repeatedly...
Trump's Twitter Triumph: How Social Media Changed The Game At The US Election

Trump's Twitter Triumph: How Social Media Changed The Game At The US Election

Mark Hawtin  10.11.2016
Obama was the first President to embrace digital media in his 2008 election campaign. He understood the power of the internet to get people...
Beating Trump Tonight: How Commenting On Social Media Tonight Could Help Save US Election Results Today

Beating Trump Tonight: How Commenting On Social Media Tonight Could Help Save US Election Results Today

Olivia Goldin  8.11.2016
As a Brit disturbed and anxious about what feels like the Cuban Missile Crisis of elections, we keep hearing, "Care about the election?...
A Few Thoughts About Divorce And Children: A Picture Speaks Louder Than Words

A Few Thoughts About Divorce And Children: A Picture Speaks Louder Than Words

Mary Banham-Hall  8.11.2016
Parents have to find a way to discuss these and other parentings issues and protect their children from acrimony and avoidable hurt and...
Millions Have Fallen Foul Of This Facebook Live Hoax

Millions Have Fallen Foul Of This Facebook Live Hoax

Thomas Tamblyn  4.11.2016
Millions of people have fallen foul of a new wave of Facebook Live videos which aren’t, in fact, live. A number of Facebook accounts...
The Facebook/Admiral Scandal Shows The Limits And Dangers Of Big Data Capitalism

The Facebook/Admiral Scandal Shows The Limits And Dangers Of Big Data Capitalism

Christian Fuchs  3.11.2016
Risk is the insurance's commodity: Humans are looking for certainty in an uncertain world and insurance companies promise them means of...
Facebook Blocks Admiral's Plan To Base Insurance Quotes on Your Social Posts

Facebook Blocks Admiral's Plan To Base Insurance Quotes on Your Social Posts

Thomas Tamblyn  2.11.2016
Facebook has blocked insurance firm Admiral from using a customer’s social posts to determine if they’re a safer driver or...
Facebook Updates Could Help Diagnose And Treat Mental Health Disorders

Facebook Updates Could Help Diagnose And Treat Mental Health Disorders

Sophie Gallagher  27.10.2016
Facebook updates could help us better understand mental health disorders, say researchers from the University of Cambridge.  New reports...
Were You Fooled By These 'Live' Spacewalks On Facebook?

Were You Fooled By These 'Live' Spacewalks On Facebook?

Oscar Williams  27.10.2016
It made for compelling viewing – astronauts broadcasting to social media in realtime their perilous work outside the International...
Are We Facing The Death Of The Mainstream UK Press?

Are We Facing The Death Of The Mainstream UK Press?

Paul Blanchard  26.10.2016
The other week I interviewed an old friend, Stig Abell, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement and LBC radio host, for my Media Focus...