World War III Begins Trending Mostly Because People Tweet It's Trending

World War III Begins Trending Mostly Because People Tweet It's Trending

George Bowden  24.11.2015
World War III began trending on Tuesday after the Turkish military downed a Russian fighter jet close to the Syrian border, quickly sending...
Author Ponders The 'Joyous' Side Of ISIS, Internet Gives Her Lots Of Suggestions

Author Ponders The 'Joyous' Side Of ISIS, Internet Gives Her Lots Of Suggestions

Louise Ridley  23.11.2015
American author Joyce Carol Oates has a considerable following on Twitter but a recent post left many online commenters baffled. Wading...
Airline's Ill-Timed #FlowThroughIstanbul Campaign Suffers Awkward Takeover

Airline's Ill-Timed #FlowThroughIstanbul Campaign Suffers Awkward Takeover

George Bowden  23.11.2015
An ill-timed social media hashtag intended to promote tourism in Istanbul has been taken over by Twitter users who quickly made the obvious...
Rejected Student Behind Handwritten WhatsApp Proposal Responds To Viral Fame

Rejected Student Behind Handwritten WhatsApp Proposal Responds To Viral Fame

George Bowden  19.11.2015
A University of Southampton student who craftily handwrote a Whatsapp message to ask a fellow student out on a date is responding to viral...
Anonymous Claims Thousands Of Pro-ISIS Twitter Accounts Have Been Disabled

Anonymous Claims Thousands Of Pro-ISIS Twitter Accounts Have Been Disabled

Nitya Rajan  19.11.2015
Anonymous claim to have disabled over 8,000 pro-Islamic State Twitter accounts, holding true to their declaration of cyberwar against the...
This Photo Of The Chuckle Brothers Will Make You Look Twice

This Photo Of The Chuckle Brothers Will Make You Look Twice

Ryan Barrell  19.11.2015
At first glance, this looks like a photo of the Chuckle Brothers sharing a drink with an adoring fan. To me to you. pic.twitter.com/2guLlvYKma—...
George Galloway Just Flooded Twitter With Pictures Of Himself Looking Brooding In A Black Fedora

George Galloway Just Flooded Twitter With Pictures Of Himself Looking Brooding In A Black Fedora

Sara C Nelson  18.11.2015
George Galloway is jazzing up his Twitter feed by posting a series of brooding pictures in which he wears a black fedora at a rakish angle....
Sikh Wrongly Identified As Paris Attacker After Quran And Bomb Vest Are Photoshopped Onto Seflie

Sikh Wrongly Identified As Paris Attacker After Quran And Bomb Vest Are Photoshopped Onto Seflie

Sara C Nelson  17.11.2015
A Sikh journalist is considering legal action after he was wrongly identified as a terrorist in the aftermath of the Paris attacks. Canadian...
IWF Confirms Hash List Success at the #WePROTECT Summit

IWF Confirms Hash List Success at the #WePROTECT Summit

Susie Hargreaves  17.11.2015
Just four days after the tragic events in Paris, it's been good to see so many countries gathered at the #WePROTECT summit in Abu Dhabi...
The Terrorist Attack in the Social Media Age

The Terrorist Attack in the Social Media Age

Matty Edwards  17.11.2015
While the Charlie Hebdo attacks were a direct assault on a particular value, the latest attacks are far less clear cut in this respect,...
The Man Who Has It All

The Man Who Has It All

Julian Vigo  16.11.2015
In recent weeks I have become mildly obsessed with @manwhoasitall on Twitter, billed as "a frazzled working dad with a wife and three kids....
Stephen King Sums Up Why It's Wrong To Blame All Muslims For The Paris Attacks

Stephen King Sums Up Why It's Wrong To Blame All Muslims For The Paris Attacks

Sara C Nelson  16.11.2015
Bestselling horror writer Stephen King has tweeted about the Paris terror attacks, calling for restraint in the backlash against Muslims....
The Hashtag Helping Families Search For Loved Ones In Paris

The Hashtag Helping Families Search For Loved Ones In Paris

George Bowden  15.11.2015
The unfolding horror of the Paris terror attacks was captured through the lens of social media. But now events themselves have ended,...
Corbyn Supporters Threaten Newspaper Boycott After Journalist's Paris Tweet

Corbyn Supporters Threaten Newspaper Boycott After Journalist's Paris Tweet

George Bowden  14.11.2015
The Independent's John Rentoul has apologised for a remark suggesting Jeremy Corbyn would blame France for Friday's terror attacks in...