A Quarter Of Earth's Population Uses Facebook

A Quarter Of Earth's Population Uses Facebook

Thomas Tamblyn  4.05.2017
Facebook has reached an important, and somewhat terrifying milestone: It is used by more than a quarter of the planet’s...
Facebook Will Hire 3,000 More Staff To Monitor Violent Facebook Live Videos

Facebook Will Hire 3,000 More Staff To Monitor Violent Facebook Live Videos

Thomas Tamblyn  3.05.2017
Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that the social network will hire 3,000 new staff to review its video...
Tackling Online Hate Requires A Collaborative Approach

Tackling Online Hate Requires A Collaborative Approach

Shaukat Warraich  3.05.2017
The Home Affairs Select Committee's latest enquiry into social media companies has highlighted how much further there is still to go...
Social Media Companies Are Finally Held To Account For Their Inaction On Removing Illegal, Extremist And Hate Material

Social Media Companies Are Finally Held To Account For Their Inaction On Removing Illegal, Extremist And Hate Material

Fiyaz Mughal  1.05.2017
The response from social media companies like Google, Twitter and You Tube in particular, has been bluster, public relations spin and media...
Facebook, Twitter And YouTube Branded A 'Disgrace' By MPs For Not Tackling Online Hate

Facebook, Twitter And YouTube Branded A 'Disgrace' By MPs For Not Tackling Online Hate

Ned Simons  30.04.2017
Facebook, Twitter and other social media giants have been branded a “disgrace” by MPs for failing to crack down on the distribution...
A Whole New World - Social Media In Your Forties - Learning From The Kids

A Whole New World - Social Media In Your Forties - Learning From The Kids

Parry Ray  27.04.2017
I have always loved meeting people and connecting face to face whether at a gig, in the studio or at a meeting - so all I had to do was...
Why We All Need A Digital Detox

Why We All Need A Digital Detox

Becky Stafferton  27.04.2017
And it's not just because you need to be 100% contactable all of the time, no, there's that intense need to look busy if you're killing...
Protect Us From Bullying And Porn, Teens Plead With Social Media Sites

Protect Us From Bullying And Porn, Teens Plead With Social Media Sites

Jasmin Gray  27.04.2017
Social media sites are failing to protect young people from pornography, bullying and content on self-harm, teens have warned.  A...
Fake News: How My Fictional Coffee Shop Fooled The World

Fake News: How My Fictional Coffee Shop Fooled The World

Patric Morgan  26.04.2017
You see, the rise of so-called 'fake news' isn't something new. People have been doing it for years. And even though my story is fake,...
Facebook Under Fire After Two Murders Are Broadcast On Live App In Just Two Weeks

Facebook Under Fire After Two Murders Are Broadcast On Live App In Just Two Weeks

Sara C Nelson  26.04.2017
Facebook is facing increasing pressure to act after two violent deaths were broadcast using its Live app to thousands of people worldwide...
Would You Let A Stranger Pick Your Facebook Profile Picture? This Is Why You Should

Would You Let A Stranger Pick Your Facebook Profile Picture? This Is Why You Should

Sophie Gallagher  25.04.2017
We all spend more and more of our time building relationships online, whether that is professional connections on LinkedIn or slightly-less-professional...
Why Artificial Intelligence Still Needs A Human Touch

Why Artificial Intelligence Still Needs A Human Touch

Vivian Chan  24.04.2017
Rather than thinking of AI as a replacement for human intelligence, information providers such as Facebook and Google ought to consider...
I Gave Up WhatsApp - Here's What 'Appened

I Gave Up WhatsApp - Here's What 'Appened

Sophie Deal  24.04.2017
Giving up WhatsApp was refreshing, particularly to begin with, and gave me a lot more thinking space than I'd had in a while. Rather than...
This Is How Facebook's Audacious Plan For Brain-Powered Tech Will Work

This Is How Facebook's Audacious Plan For Brain-Powered Tech Will Work

Oscar Williams  20.04.2017
Earlier this week, Mark Zuckerberg confirmed reports that Facebook is building a system to let people communicate using only...