Snapchat's US Share Listing Is Set To Be The Biggest In Years

Snapchat's US Share Listing Is Set To Be The Biggest In Years

Oscar Williams  3.02.2017
It started life in California as an ephemeral photo-sharing app and quickly gained notoriety as a platform for sexting. Now Snapchat is...
Facebook Has Lost A Massive $500m In A Virtual Reality Legal Battle

Facebook Has Lost A Massive $500m In A Virtual Reality Legal Battle

Thomas Tamblyn  2.02.2017
A US court has ordered Facebook to pay $500 million after a jury found that it had unlawfully used another company’s virtual...
Twitter, Facebook Facing New Legal Curbs On Online Abuse

Twitter, Facebook Facing New Legal Curbs On Online Abuse

Paul Waugh  2.02.2017
Facebook and Twitter could be legally forced to tackle abusive online trolls under a fresh crackdown considered by Parliament. The two...
Trump, Staying Sane, And Why I Quit Facebook

Trump, Staying Sane, And Why I Quit Facebook

Lucy von Sturmer  27.01.2017
I didn't expect Trump's inauguration to affect me so much. However, last Sunday, following my participation in Amsterdam's Women's March,...
Facebook Messenger Has Started Testing Ads, Because Nothing Is Sacred Anymore

Facebook Messenger Has Started Testing Ads, Because Nothing Is Sacred Anymore

Oscar Williams  26.01.2017
Facebook is famously cautious when it comes to introducing new ads into its roster of platforms. Ever since the site first launched, the...
Phrases To Use In Social Media Spats

Phrases To Use In Social Media Spats

Toni Hargis  25.01.2017
Like many, I've been a bit busy on social media these past few weeks. Most of the time I manage to have respectful discussions, admittedly...
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...