The Reason Twitter Is Cutting Nearly A Tenth Of Its Staff

The Reason Twitter Is Cutting Nearly A Tenth Of Its Staff

Oscar Williams  27.10.2016
Twitter is to cut 9% of its workforce - 350 jobs - after a turbulent few months. In the last quarter, revenue growth slowed by...
11 Devastating Responses To Michael Gove's New Brexit Job

11 Devastating Responses To Michael Gove's New Brexit Job

Chris York  27.10.2016
Michael Gove is back! The former justice secretary, last seen in a special Brexit production of Julius Caesar, has been given a prominent...
Are We Facing The Death Of The Mainstream UK Press?

Are We Facing The Death Of The Mainstream UK Press?

Paul Blanchard  26.10.2016
The other week I interviewed an old friend, Stig Abell, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement and LBC radio host, for my Media Focus...
Oil Or Paint Is The New #TheDress And No One Can.... Oh You Know The Score

Oil Or Paint Is The New #TheDress And No One Can.... Oh You Know The Score

Chris York  26.10.2016
Another week, another contender for ‘The new #TheDress’. This week’s offering doing the social media rounds like a rabbit...
How Do We Open Up The Social Media Echo Chamber Without Letting The Trolls In?

How Do We Open Up The Social Media Echo Chamber Without Letting The Trolls In?

Philip Ellis  24.10.2016
Obviously, however networks choose to approach the echo chamber, be it through creating neutral spaces for debate or using AI to play matchmaker...
It's Not Just You, The Internet Really Is Becoming More Unreadable

It's Not Just You, The Internet Really Is Becoming More Unreadable

Oscar Williams  24.10.2016
If you find yourself squinting when you read tweets, news stories and search results, you’re not alone. Kevin Marks, a software engineer,...
If Raheem Kassam Is The Best UKIP Can Offer, It's Screwed

If Raheem Kassam Is The Best UKIP Can Offer, It's Screwed

Will Black  24.10.2016
Ukip is embroiled in its second leadership election since last month and things have already become extremely ugly. With the amount of...
User-Generated Ideology On Social Media: A New Study Shows How Users Oppose And Support Jeremy Corbyn On Twitter

User-Generated Ideology On Social Media: A New Study Shows How Users Oppose And Support Jeremy Corbyn On Twitter

Christian Fuchs  20.10.2016
The rise of Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders, Syriza, Podemos, Occupy movements, etc. indicates the emergence of 21st century socialism. These...
Twitter's NFL Deal Maps Out Path To Success

Twitter's NFL Deal Maps Out Path To Success

Dror Ginzberg  17.10.2016
What this deal really shows is how well American football is complimented by social media. With a typical game clocking in at roughly three...
Coffee Shop Responds To Racist Customer In The Best Possible Way

Coffee Shop Responds To Racist Customer In The Best Possible Way

Nitya Rajan  12.10.2016
A coffee shop in Australia has become the centre of attention on social media after it stood up to a racist customer. Staff at...
Man Waits 11 Hours For Kettle To Boil

Man Waits 11 Hours For Kettle To Boil

Beau Atherton  12.10.2016
Technology isn’t the answer to all our problems. It’s a tough truth to accept, but if you want some proof watch this...
The Best Of #MuslimsReportStuff, Possibly The Funniest Trump-Trolling To Date

The Best Of #MuslimsReportStuff, Possibly The Funniest Trump-Trolling To Date

Chris York  10.10.2016
During Sunday night’s US presidential debate, Donald Trump called on Muslims to report “hatred” and “problems”,...
Michael Gove Reveals Favourite TV Show, Makes People Dislike Him Even More

Michael Gove Reveals Favourite TV Show, Makes People Dislike Him Even More

Chris York  4.10.2016
Michael Gove has kept a low profile since his back-stabbing Brexit debacle and subsequent sacking as justice secretary, temporarily...
Twitter's NFL Streaming: Touchdown Or Fumble?

Twitter's NFL Streaming: Touchdown Or Fumble?

Owen Lee  3.10.2016
15th September 2016. New York Jets v Buffalo Bills. As part of a 10 game deal worth a reported $10m, it was the first time that Thursday...