Twitter Has A New Weapon Against The Trolls

Twitter Has A New Weapon Against The Trolls

Thomas Tamblyn  7.02.2017
Twitter is cracking down on abuse, again. Now this might sound like a broken record but add together all the features that the company...
Please, Please, Please Quit Social Media (But Not For The Reason You Expect)

Please, Please, Please Quit Social Media (But Not For The Reason You Expect)

Rosie Leizrowice  6.02.2017
Your excuses are excuses. Every time I talk about quitting social media everyone tells me why they want to but cannot. Most people don't...
KCL Lecturer Sparks Racism Row By Arguing Trump's Travel Ban 'Makes Sense'

KCL Lecturer Sparks Racism Row By Arguing Trump's Travel Ban 'Makes Sense'

Jasmin Gray  6.02.2017
A top university professor has apologised for saying Donald Trump’s travel ban “makes sense in human capital terms” after...
If I See One More Post About Trump On Social Media -  I Think I'll Explode

If I See One More Post About Trump On Social Media - I Think I'll Explode

Lisa Ives  3.02.2017
I'm mostly writing this because social media has been ruined for me, and many others like me. If I didn't need it for work I would flounce...
Twitter's Staff Donate Over £1m To Fight Trump's Muslim Ban

Twitter's Staff Donate Over £1m To Fight Trump's Muslim Ban

Oscar Williams  2.02.2017
Twitter’s staff have donated more than £1m to the American Civil Liberties Union in an act of defiance against Donald Trump’s...
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...
UK Man Uses Good Manners And Star Wars To Respond To Those Who Think He's *That* Steve Bannon

UK Man Uses Good Manners And Star Wars To Respond To Those Who Think He's *That* Steve Bannon

Sarah Ann Harris  31.01.2017
A man who has been mistaken online for Donald Trump’s chief strategist has given a masterclass in politely correcting those...
8 Kind Responses To Trump's Muslim Ban That Will Give You Hope

8 Kind Responses To Trump's Muslim Ban That Will Give You Hope

Sarah Ann Harris  30.01.2017
Many were horrified by the executive order signed by Donald Trump on Friday banning refugees from entering the US from seven predominantly...
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...
Donald Trump's New Twitter Account Uses Photo From Barack Obama's Inauguration

Donald Trump's New Twitter Account Uses Photo From Barack Obama's Inauguration

Graeme Demianyk  20.01.2017
Part of the transition from Barack Obama to Donald Trump is the handover of Twitter accounts. For the first time ever, the social media...
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...
18 Parents Who Really Don't Understand Social Media

18 Parents Who Really Don't Understand Social Media

Natasha Hinde  20.01.2017
When you combine your parents with the internet, terrible things happen. But for everyone else online, it’s unintentional comedy...
These Are All The Brilliant Reasons People Are Saying #ThankYouObama

These Are All The Brilliant Reasons People Are Saying #ThankYouObama

Sarah Ann Harris  20.01.2017
As the world braces itself for the beginning of the era of President Trump, many are bidding a fond farewell to Barack Obama...
13 Times Donald Trump Wrote Completely WTF Tweets About Britain

13 Times Donald Trump Wrote Completely WTF Tweets About Britain

Graeme Demianyk  18.01.2017
Donald Trump has used his Twitter account air his views on everything from rivals like ‘Crooked Hillary’ and birth...