The Truth About Trolling

The Truth About Trolling

22.01.2014
Facebook is the site where social media users are most likely to have suffered harassment or abuse - reflecting its much higher usage than...
Would I Want God To Read This? Church Of England Issues 9 Social Media Commandments

Would I Want God To Read This? Church Of England Issues 9 Social Media Commandments

Sara C Nelson  22.01.2014
A comprehensive guide to social media has been issued to clergy and staff of the Church of England. Drawn up by the Bath and Wells diocese,...
A Murdered Teen Has Taken To Twitter To Catch His Killers

A Murdered Teen Has Taken To Twitter To Catch His Killers

22.01.2014
34 years ago today, I was murdered. I was 14 and had my entire life to live. My family is still looking for my killer.— Bill Comeans...
Collymore's Twitter Tirade: Crusader Or Hypocrite?

Collymore's Twitter Tirade: Crusader Or Hypocrite?

Samuel Luckhurst  22.01.2014
Stan Collymore has accused Twitter of "not doing enough" to combat abusive tweets on the social networking site after he was targeted by...
Why Is James In Twitter Trouble Again?

Why Is James In Twitter Trouble Again?

22.01.2014
James Arthur is reportedly on a Twitter ban yet again, after tweets slagging off the Brits appeared on his timeline. However, this time...
Stan Collymore And Piers Morgan Targeted By Twitter Trolls, Staffordshire Police Investigating

Stan Collymore And Piers Morgan Targeted By Twitter Trolls, Staffordshire Police Investigating

Paul Vale  22.01.2014
Stan Collymore has lambasted Twitter for not tackling the problem of abusive tweets on its platform after the former England footballer...
Hugh Laurie Spark Russian Outrage Over Vodka Boycott

Hugh Laurie Spark Russian Outrage Over Vodka Boycott

Paul Vale  21.01.2014
Hugh Laurie has infuriated Russian commentators by calling for a boycott of the country's vodka following President Putin’s recent comments...

Dealing with Internet Hate: Ten Tips

21.01.2014
When I wrote last week's blog post, about why antifeminism ought to be viewed in a better light, I expected it to be controversial (although...
The Indian Minister, The Twitter Affair And Death In A Delhi Hotel

The Indian Minister, The Twitter Affair And Death In A Delhi Hotel

20.01.2014
Shashi Tharoor was a rising star in Indian politics, with a fashionable wife, regular appearances on international TV and a bright future...
Daily Mail Duped By Fake Paul Flowers Account

Daily Mail Duped By Fake Paul Flowers Account

Jessica Elgot  20.01.2014
A man, perhaps most aptly described as a professional Twitter troll, has fooled several national newsdesks into thinking he is "Crystal...
Where Can You Escape Your More Popular Friends?

Where Can You Escape Your More Popular Friends?

19.01.2014
This 'friendship paradox' was the surprising result of a 1991 study into the properties of social networks. Sociologists have since seen...
What's Missing From This Transport For London Poster?

What's Missing From This Transport For London Poster?

18.01.2014
An innocent observation by a London commuter referring to a slight social media #fail by Transport For London has snowballed on Facebook. Earlier...
What Does Your Twitter Background Say About You?

What Does Your Twitter Background Say About You?

18.01.2014
Today I panicked. I'm not sure why, but I decided to change my Twitter background. Perhaps I'm still drunk from Christmas or feeling frivolous...
Hilarious #VictorianFacebook Tweets

Hilarious #VictorianFacebook Tweets

17.01.2014
For verily, it is the finest Twitter hashtag game since #MiddleClassInjuries! Yes, #VictorianFacebook began with this tweet from the very...