And The Most Popular Story On Facebook This Year Was...

And The Most Popular Story On Facebook This Year Was...

Louise Ridley and Chris York  9.12.2014
Facebook has revealed its most-talked about topics for the UK and around the world over the last 12 months. With 27 million people logging...
#Awkward Social Media Moments

#Awkward Social Media Moments

4.12.2014
I am an avid Tweeter and Instagramer with touches of Facebook and Pinterest on the side. What's better than connecting with your loved...
Silicon Valley Innovation, in Five Easy Take-Aways

Silicon Valley Innovation, in Five Easy Take-Aways

4.12.2014
Here's what I learnt at Silicon Valley Comes To The UK, in bite-size form...
Iran Upholds Death Sentence For Blogger Who Posted Facebook 'Insults'

Iran Upholds Death Sentence For Blogger Who Posted Facebook 'Insults'

Michael Rundle  3.12.2014
A man in Iran has been sentenced to death for "insulting the prophet of Islam" on Facebook. Soheil Arabi, a 30-year-old blogger, was...
David Cameron Has Made A Facebook 'Thanks' Video For Nick Clegg, And It's Truly Touching

David Cameron Has Made A Facebook 'Thanks' Video For Nick Clegg, And It's Truly Touching

2.12.2014
The Prime Minister has joined the craze for Facebook 'Say Thanks' videos, and paid tribute to Nick Clegg. Aww! (Facebook admin for David...
10 Ways Facebook Spies On You

10 Ways Facebook Spies On You

Michael Rundle  1.12.2014
Giving up your personal data to Facebook is just the price you pay for using its service for free. But how much do you really know about...

Blaming Facebook for Terrorism Is Not the Answer

30.11.2014
The Internet is a vast place. Bigger than anyone, except a computer scientist, can imagine. It's a massive iceberg. What we see via Google...
To Hold Social Media Responsible for the Death of Fusilier Rigby Is Grossly Unfair

To Hold Social Media Responsible for the Death of Fusilier Rigby Is Grossly Unfair

29.11.2014
The guilt and responsibility for that lies with the terrorists who committed the crime. The security services - as the name implies - have...
MPs Admit 'We Literally Don't Understand Facebook'

MPs Admit 'We Literally Don't Understand Facebook'

28.11.2014
MPs have admitted they don't understand Facebook. Their solution? Facebook has to change. (It couldn't possibly be up to them to do the...
Crimestoppers: Facebook on the Front Line

Crimestoppers: Facebook on the Front Line

27.11.2014
More must be done to tackle online crime, and Facebook should cooperate. But expectations of pre-emptive screening of social media content...
The C Word Needs a Revamp

The C Word Needs a Revamp

19.11.2014
We're looking for the best stuff that's been online this year - and we need your help.Bill Gates wrote in 1996 that "Content is king",...
When Will We Break Down the Media Pay Walls?

When Will We Break Down the Media Pay Walls?

19.11.2014
Everyone hates pay walls, except the publishers who can see no other way to earn from their content. But there is no agreement across the...
Four Reasons to Delete Your Ex on Facebook

Four Reasons to Delete Your Ex on Facebook

18.11.2014
Breaking up used to be easy. A big argument, a few weeks of heartbreak - but essentially a clean break and a swift recovery. Nowadays,...
The End of Internet Freedom?

The End of Internet Freedom?

18.11.2014
The European Court of Justice ruling this year is a watershed moment for the info sphere - it redefines the individual's relationship to...