The Internet Was Not Designed With Children In Mind - Let's Make It A Better And Safer Place For Them

The Internet Was Not Designed With Children In Mind - Let's Make It A Better And Safer Place For Them

Anne Longfield  5.01.2017
The internet is a part of everyday life - and an incredible force for good. But it is irresponsible to let children roam in a world for...
We Built A Twitter Bot That Replies To People Who Share Fake News

We Built A Twitter Bot That Replies To People Who Share Fake News

Jan König  4.01.2017
I never wanted to join this discussion. Sometimes I feel like our tech/media bubble is the only bubble that's currently caring about such...
Bess Kalb Gives Everyone A Lesson In How To Expertly Troll Donald Trump

Bess Kalb Gives Everyone A Lesson In How To Expertly Troll Donald Trump

Chris York  4.01.2017
Bess Kalb is a journalist and writer for the Jimmy Kimmel Live! show. She is also without doubt the best thing to regularly appear in...
People Think This Girl's Crop Top Has Magical Powers Because Of This Optical Illusion

People Think This Girl's Crop Top Has Magical Powers Because Of This Optical Illusion

Ellen Wallwork  3.01.2017
A Forever 21 striped crop top looks set to become this year’s ‘The Dress’, after a photo of it made people on Twitter...
Donald Trump's New Year's Message To 'His Many Enemies' Has Been 'Fixed'

Donald Trump's New Year's Message To 'His Many Enemies' Has Been 'Fixed'

Graeme Demianyk  31.12.2016
President-elect Donald Trump has dashed off a New Year’s message bereft of the spirit of harmony that usually marks the season. While...
Seven Really Great Things That Happened In 2016

Seven Really Great Things That Happened In 2016

Ella Kemp  31.12.2016
In the year that voted for Brexit and Trump, the year that took David Bowie, Alan Rickman, A. A. Gill, Leonard Cohen, Carrie Fisher and...
Charlie Sheen Wishes Donald Trump Was Dead And He Is Not Sorry About It

Charlie Sheen Wishes Donald Trump Was Dead And He Is Not Sorry About It

Chris York  30.12.2016
Charlie Sheen has issued an almost poetic defence after he received criticism for wishing Donald Trump dead. Prompted by the tragic death...
The Twitterbot Effect

The Twitterbot Effect

Tom Killeen  28.12.2016
It has been possible for several years, on most social network platforms, to purchase accounts with a specific intention of increasing...
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....
The Bizarre World Of Mug Trading Lurking Within Donald Trump's Twitter Feed

The Bizarre World Of Mug Trading Lurking Within Donald Trump's Twitter Feed

Chris York  23.12.2016
Donald Trump’s tweets are mad - no one is disputing that. When he’s not whinging like a small child about the latest publication...
Michael Gove Tries To Troll Jay Rayner In Bizarre Twitter Stand-Off

Michael Gove Tries To Troll Jay Rayner In Bizarre Twitter Stand-Off

Graeme Demianyk  22.12.2016
Michael Gove has engaged in a lengthy row with a top food writer about the ethics of book promotion. Against the backdrop of an increasingly...
Rayner, Gove, Trump And Twitter!

Rayner, Gove, Trump And Twitter!

Rachel Sinanan  22.12.2016
Who is better at the 'twitter' race to keep entire nations amused - Michael Gove or Donald Trump? Reading through twitter, I am in fits...
Let's Put The Dignity Back Into Politics On Social Media

Let's Put The Dignity Back Into Politics On Social Media

Chris Wright  21.12.2016
The Internet, and especially social media, is not something that can be easily regulated. Social media websites, such as Twitter, have...
This Is What Donald Trump Sees When He Looks At Twitter

This Is What Donald Trump Sees When He Looks At Twitter

Ned Simons  20.12.2016
As president-elect, Donald Trump uses Twitter to make announcements, complain about the media, whinge about TV shows making fun of...