If You Google Isis, You'll Soon Get Something Unexpected

If You Google Isis, You'll Soon Get Something Unexpected

Jack Sommers  2.02.2016
Google is planning a system where those who put extremist-related entries into its search engine being shown anti-radicalisation links...
Facebook Is Changing What Stories You'll See In Your News Feed

Facebook Is Changing What Stories You'll See In Your News Feed

Nitya Rajan  2.02.2016
Scrolling through your Facebook News Feed could feel a little different as the social media giant alters its algorithm. The company has...
Facebook and an Online Orwellian Dystopia

Facebook and an Online Orwellian Dystopia

Christopher J Stewart  29.01.2016
The reality we are living with is that violent extremist groups are using mainstream social media platforms to broadcast and amplify their...
A New Facebook Scam Could Destroy Your Credit Rating Forever

A New Facebook Scam Could Destroy Your Credit Rating Forever

Nitya Rajan  28.01.2016
Police have asked Facebook users to be aware of scam artists fooling people into handing over personal information such as bank account...
Facebook Just Condensed All Human Emotions Into Six Little Icons

Facebook Just Condensed All Human Emotions Into Six Little Icons

Thomas Tamblyn  27.01.2016
Facebook has announced that Reactions, six small animated emojis, are finally rolling out as official additions to the Like button. The...
Mark Zuckerberg Posts Adorable Photo Of Baby Max's First Swim

Mark Zuckerberg Posts Adorable Photo Of Baby Max's First Swim

Amy Packham  25.01.2016
Mark Zuckerberg has shared yet another adorable photo of his daughter and this time, she's in the swimming pool. The Facebook CEO was...
Forget Missiles, Facebook Wants You To Fight Islamic State With 'Likes'

Forget Missiles, Facebook Wants You To Fight Islamic State With 'Likes'

Nitya Rajan  21.01.2016
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has recruited an unusual weapon in the online war against ISIS - "likes." Speaking at the World Economic Forum...
A Woman Is Facing Jail Simply For Tagging Someone On Facebook

A Woman Is Facing Jail Simply For Tagging Someone On Facebook

Nitya Rajan  19.01.2016
A New Yorker is facing jail time after tagging her former sister-in-law in a Facebook post, calling her stupid. Maria Gonzalez's tag violated...
Facebook's Testing A New Feature That Could Mean You'll Never Google Anything Again

Facebook's Testing A New Feature That Could Mean You'll Never Google Anything Again

Nitya Rajan  18.01.2016
Facebook is testing a new in-app browser that could mean you'll never ever leave the social media platform. Ever. Designed to act like...
America Could Make The 'Snoopers' Charter' Even Worse And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

America Could Make The 'Snoopers' Charter' Even Worse And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

Thomas Tamblyn  18.01.2016
Hillary Clinton has given a hint during the last Democratic debate that talks between the US Government and Silicon Valley companies over...
Hurrah, WhatsApp Is Scrapping Everyone's Most-Hated Feature

Hurrah, WhatsApp Is Scrapping Everyone's Most-Hated Feature

Thomas Tamblyn  18.01.2016
The instant messaging service WhatsApp will soon be completely free after the company's CEO and co-founder Jan Koum announced that it would...
Six Ways to Use Social Media to Play Mind Games

Six Ways to Use Social Media to Play Mind Games

Olivia Jones  18.01.2016
1. Crop them out of your profile picture. I know you think we're probably past that, it's 2016, it's something you do to your mates on...
Is Online Brutality Shaping Our Modern Minds?

Is Online Brutality Shaping Our Modern Minds?

Jonnie Bayfield  14.01.2016
It was this context that unsettled me most. Such brutality sitting neatly beside such mundanity. Has this become the mindset of a generation,...
Instagram Star Turns On His Notifications As An Experiment, Immediately Wishes He Hadn't

Instagram Star Turns On His Notifications As An Experiment, Immediately Wishes He Hadn't

Thomas Tamblyn  12.01.2016
Fame is no longer measured within the confines of Hollywood, instead social media has created a democratisation of social royalty. Take...