Digital Journalism

August 17, 2017

Govt funds controversial facial recognition tech

The Home Office plans to invest more in facial recognition technology for the police despite warnings that it could be illegal and concerns over surveillance. […]
August 17, 2017

HBO investigating latest Twitter hack

HBO is investigating a breach in their cyber security, after hackers took control of its social media accounts. Several HBO Twitter accounts sent a message […]
August 17, 2017

Nokia 8 offers the 'bothie' to replace the selfie

HMD Global is hoping a reinvention of the selfie will help the Nokia brand regain its place in the forefront of the mobile market. Its […]
August 15, 2017

Last chance to suggest NASA's message to Voyager 1

It’s the final day for internet users to suggest a message for NASA to beam to the Voyager 1 space probe. The craft is currently […]
August 13, 2017

Teenage girls driven away from social media

Teenage girls are being driven away from social media – with nearly half saying they have been harassed or abused online. Out of 1,002 girls, […]
August 11, 2017

China targets social media in new crackdown

China’s largest social media platforms are being investigated for suspected breaches of the nation’s strict cybersecurity laws. The new laws, which critics say seek to […]
August 11, 2017

Snapchat shares tumble as results fall short

Shares in the owner of Snapchat have fallen by 17% after its latest quarterly results fell short of Wall Street expectations amid worries about competition […]
August 10, 2017

Paris aims to lure UK tech talent with new campus

A start-up campus, touted as the world’s biggest, has launched in Paris with plans for it to help transform France’s tech sector. Station F, a […]
August 10, 2017

Facebook takes on rivals with video platform

Facebook is launching a new platform which will see the social network giant take on the likes of YouTube as well as TV networks. The […]
August 8, 2017

Let kids spend more time online to 'save country'

Parents should be encouraging their children to spend more time online so that they can “save the country”, the former head of GCHQ has said. […]
August 7, 2017

How much dirt do social networks have on you?

More than a decade into social media, we like to think we’re pretty savvy by this point. Sure, we give up some of our personal […]
August 7, 2017

Web law offers 'right to be forgotten' online

Social media firms will have to erase information on individuals when asked under laws allowing people the “right to be forgotten” online. The Data Protection […]
August 6, 2017

Google and Facebook could be fined billions

Google and Facebook could face fines stretching into billions of pounds if they breach users’ privacy under a new data protection law. The fines are […]