Digital Journalism

December 14, 2018

Facebook bug exposed millions of users’ photos

Facebook has discovered a bug that gave third-party apps access to the photos of up to seven million users.
December 13, 2018

Hi-tech Russian robot exposed as man in costume

Footage of an artificial intelligence robot that Russian state television used as an example of the country’s technological prowess has been exposed as a man […]
December 6, 2018

O2 customers find the funny side of data outage

Most of us now require mobile data for the most basic of everyday tasks.
December 5, 2018

Secret documents show Facebook targeting rivals

MPs have released documents relating to Facebook which suggest that the company deliberately suffocated rivals with its business practices.
November 28, 2018

Facebook accused of having ‘a black people problem’

Facebook is “failing its black employees and its black users”, according to a black employee’s memo circulated internally before he resigned.
November 27, 2018

Microsoft’s miracle: How tech titan rebounded to take on Apple again

The fearful battering handed out to the FAANG stocks – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google’s owner Alphabet – since the late summer has had […]
November 25, 2018

Facebook documents seized by UK parliament

Facebook documents have been seized in an unusually aggressive step by the UK parliament.
November 22, 2018

Facebook admits hiring firm to attack George Soros

Facebook has admitted hiring a PR firm to attack billionaire Jewish philanthropist George Soros after he criticised the social media giant.
November 18, 2018

Facebook drawn into violent Sri Lankan political row

Facebook has found itself drawn into an escalating political row in Sri Lanka as opposition MPs accuse the ruling party of using data to launch […]
November 14, 2018

Snapchat mines teen users with Friendship Profiles

Snapchat has launched a new feature with a focus on friendships in a bid to take on rivals like Facebook and Instagram.
November 8, 2018

‘More than 7,000’ still watching black and white TV

It has been half a century since the dawn of colour television, but more than 7,000 people across the UK are still watching in black […]
November 7, 2018

Children’s personal online details being collected from birth

Vast volumes of personal data are being collected about children from social media, public services and even toys with the potential to have an impact […]
November 6, 2018

Facebook admits failings over Rohingya persecution

Facebook has admitted failing to do enough to prevent users inciting violence against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya population following an independent assessment of its services impact […]