Your News Feed Is About To Contain Even More Ads

Your News Feed Is About To Contain Even More Ads

Oscar Williams  10.01.2017
If you thought Facebook couldn’t possibly squeeze any more ads into your News Feed, think again. The social media giant...
Disturbing Details Emerge Of 'Hate Crime' Against Mentally Disabled White Teen As Judge Refuses Bail

Disturbing Details Emerge Of 'Hate Crime' Against Mentally Disabled White Teen As Judge Refuses Bail

Kathryn Snowdon  7.01.2017
More disturbing details have emerged of a violent “hate crime” carried out against a mentally disabled white...
It's A Hoax, Facebook And WhatsApp Won't Start Charging Users

It's A Hoax, Facebook And WhatsApp Won't Start Charging Users

Oscar Williams  6.01.2017
Another year, another hoax proclaiming Facebook and WhatsApp are set to start charging their users. This time, the services are...
This Is What Facebook Really Sees In Your Photos

This Is What Facebook Really Sees In Your Photos

Oscar Williams  6.01.2017
Facebook’s algorithms work in mysterious ways, but a new plugin helps to shed light on one of its lesser known features. Every time...
Teens Charged With Hate Crimes After Man's Torture Streamed Live On Facebook Live

Teens Charged With Hate Crimes After Man's Torture Streamed Live On Facebook Live

Kathryn Snowdon  5.01.2017
Three teenagers and a 24-year-old woman have been charged with a hate crime after an apparent violent assault on a man with special...
Children's Commissioner Calls For New Curbs On Online Bullying

Children's Commissioner Calls For New Curbs On Online Bullying

Paul Waugh  4.01.2017
Children need a new digital watchdog to protect them from bullying, data-selling and privacy abuses on social media sites such as Instagram,...
Facebook Just Censored This 16th Century Statue For Being 'Sexually Explicit'

Facebook Just Censored This 16th Century Statue For Being 'Sexually Explicit'

Sophie Gallagher  3.01.2017
Facebook has taken prudishness to a whole new level, as it banned a picture of a sixteenth-century-statue for being too “sexually...
Not Just Games - How Virtual Reality Will Heal And Teach In 2017 And Beyond

Not Just Games - How Virtual Reality Will Heal And Teach In 2017 And Beyond

Nima Ghadiri  1.01.2017
There is still the odd zombie shooter, and zombies jumping up on you in virtual reality is very, very frightening. Beyond slaughtering...
9 Things You'll Only Understand If Your Parents Are On Facebook

9 Things You'll Only Understand If Your Parents Are On Facebook

Sophie Gallagher  29.12.2016
Facebook used to be the platform for posting drunk photographs, stalking your ex-boyfriend and sharing cat videos.  But these days,...
Combating Social Media Tribalism

Combating Social Media Tribalism

Oliver Foster  28.12.2016
'Fake news' is probably the most scrutinised recent product of social media culture, especially in the aftermath of the U.S. Election....
People Reveal What Finally Made Them Delete Facebook

People Reveal What Finally Made Them Delete Facebook

Poorna Bell  27.12.2016
Christmas is usually the time that tips most Facebook users over the edge, whether it’s pictures of your mates’ babies dressed...
'Tis The Season To Be Sorry

'Tis The Season To Be Sorry

Mike Foreman  23.12.2016
For example too many employees, temporary or otherwise, think nothing of exchanging sensitive database information with colleagues via...
Want To Travel To The US? You'll Now Be Asked To Show Your Social Media Accounts

Want To Travel To The US? You'll Now Be Asked To Show Your Social Media Accounts

Thomas Tamblyn  23.12.2016
Thinking of travelling to the US soon? The likelihood is that you’ll need to apply for an ESTA or Visa waiver agreement. Well...
5 Terrible Phone Habits We Should All Try To Kick Over Christmas

5 Terrible Phone Habits We Should All Try To Kick Over Christmas

Sophie Gallagher  22.12.2016
Christmas might be a time to spend with our family, but we all know after two hours we’ll be back on our phones looking for...