Jeremy Vine's Road Rage Video And The Rise Of Trial By Social Media

Jeremy Vine's Road Rage Video And The Rise Of Trial By Social Media

Jacqueline Hooton  1.09.2016
Why did he take to social media to share this footage? Why was it only afterwards that the police were made aware of it? Since when does...
Facebook, Frankenstein And Free Speech

Facebook, Frankenstein And Free Speech

Alex Krasodomski-Jones  30.08.2016
Social media companies have shown a willingness to work with governments and law enforcement in the past, and streamlining and improving...
Facebook's Sacking Of Its Trending Team Has Already Backfired Horribly

Facebook's Sacking Of Its Trending Team Has Already Backfired Horribly

Thomas Tamblyn  30.08.2016
Facebook’s Trending section has had a pretty tough few weeks. Following claims that the section was being biased by human editors...
WhatsApp's Privacy Changes Are Being Looked Into By The Information Commissioner

WhatsApp's Privacy Changes Are Being Looked Into By The Information Commissioner

Press Association  26.08.2016
WhatsApp’s recent privacy policy changes are being looked into by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to make...
Opting Out Of The Facebook-WhatsApp Data Agreement Proves Difficult

Opting Out Of The Facebook-WhatsApp Data Agreement Proves Difficult

Oscar Williams  25.08.2016
Facebook is seeking to better tailor its adverts by harvesting up to a billion mobile phone numbers from its messaging service WhatsApp. WhatsApp’s...
Firms Could Target WhatsApp Users After Privacy Policy Change

Firms Could Target WhatsApp Users After Privacy Policy Change

Press Association and Oscar Williams  25.08.2016
Businesses could soon be able to target WhatsApp users following changes to the messaging app’s privacy policy. With a renewed focus...
Dad Defends Himself After Posting Photo Of Daughter Killing And Eating A Stag

Dad Defends Himself After Posting Photo Of Daughter Killing And Eating A Stag

Sophie Gallagher  24.08.2016
Warning: some may find the content below distressing.  A dad has defended his actions after posting a photograph of his daughter...
10 Tips On How To Start Writing

10 Tips On How To Start Writing

Amani Omejer   24.08.2016
If you want to try blogging, set up a blog. If you want to journal, journal. If you want to submit something to a magazine without much...
Cincinnati Zoo Has Taken Drastic Measures But It Still Can't Stop The Onslaught Of Harambe Memes

Cincinnati Zoo Has Taken Drastic Measures But It Still Can't Stop The Onslaught Of Harambe Memes

Louise Ridley  23.08.2016
Cincinnati zoo has closed down its social media accounts and begged the public to stop making memes about Harambe, the gorilla that...
9 Amazing Things The Internet Has Given Us

9 Amazing Things The Internet Has Given Us

Sophie Gallagher  23.08.2016
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the internet: the day the public gained access to the World Wide Web. Known as ‘Internaut Day’,...
New Mum's Graphic Photos Prove C-Sections Are Not The Easy Option

New Mum's Graphic Photos Prove C-Sections Are Not The Easy Option

Ellen Wallwork  23.08.2016
WARNING: This post contains images of scarring which some may find graphic. A new mum has shared photos of her post-surgery scarring...
Has Facebook Got A New Way To Control Ads, Or Is It More Of The Same?

Has Facebook Got A New Way To Control Ads, Or Is It More Of The Same?

Jason Mander  22.08.2016
Put another way, it's essentially going to force ads on desktop users by making them indistinguishable from other types of content - probably...
Blogger Writes Open Letter About Things Dads Are Praised For When Mums Are Criticised

Blogger Writes Open Letter About Things Dads Are Praised For When Mums Are Criticised

Sophie Gallagher  18.08.2016
A mum has written an open letter criticising the way people react differently to when a father looks after the children, rather than mothers.  Constance...
Facebook Messenger Is Getting AI-Controlled Adverts

Facebook Messenger Is Getting AI-Controlled Adverts

Oscar Williams  17.08.2016
Messenger, one of Facebook’s few remaining ad-free properties, is set to open the gates to advertisers.  Currently, artificially...