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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Labour MP Lucy Powell has drafted a bill proposing to hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and hateful or extremist content posted by users

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Reports of online extreme right-wing material increase

Reports of online extreme right-wing material increase

Reports of online extreme right-wing material increase

More than one in four reports by the public are about far-right concerns

Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

Students driving teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

Students forcing teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

Students forcing teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

A union leader has warned students are attempting to embarrass and humiliate

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Man convicted of hate crime over video showing pug doing Nazi salute

Nazi dog salute man convicted of hate crime

Nazi dog salute man convicted of hate crime

The Seig Heil salute pug is called Buddha and is owned by the offender's girlfriend

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Just 10,000 new millennial railcards went on sale today, however passengers are struggling to buy them

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Man treats himself after realising he's having a heart attack

Male nurse treats himself after realising he's having a heart attack

Male nurse treats himself after realising he's having a heart attack

The man was working alone in a remote health clinic in Australia

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

John Edgar Rust allegedly posted 'it’s not murder if they’re black' online

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Many couples are celebrating Valentine's Day, but others are still searching for love

Valentine's Day: Don't be caught out in the online dating world

Valentine's Day: Don't be caught out in the online dating world

If you're looking for love online this Valentine's Day, it's important to protect yourself

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Russia could block YouTube and Instagram after videos of oligarch Oleg Deripaska surface

Russia could block YouTube and Instagram after videos of oligarch Oleg Deripaska surface

Russia could block YouTube and Instagram after videos of oligarch surface

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny posted the videos as part of an investigation he conducted

Supporters of Islamic State used more than 400 online platforms to spread propaganda last year

Isis supporters used more than 400 online platforms to spread propaganda last year

Isis supporters used more than 400 online platforms last year

It is thought Isis supporters are using less well-known areas of the internet to spread their views

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Man used different social media accounts to send obscene content to young girls

Yorkshire paedophile ridiculed for 'inept' attempt to hide his crimes

Yorkshire paedophile ridiculed for 'inept' attempt to hide his crimes

The man was on bail when he used the different accounts in an attempt to hide what he was doing from police

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Marcel Hesse: Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Marcel Hesse also killed a man who had confronted him about killing the boy

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

The school has warned students who were involved in creating the image that they face 'serious consequences'

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Grumpy Cat wins more than £400,000 in lawsuit

Grumpy Cat wins more than £400,000 in lawsuit

Grumpy Cat wins more than £400,000 in lawsuit

Grenade beverage company was found to have used unauthorised images of the cat

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

The social media giant is asking the Government to provide any information it might have

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Ben Bradley: The MP under fire for online comments whose career started with a bin problem

Ben Bradley: The MP under fire for online comments whose career started with a bin problem

How an Aldi shelf-stacker became one of Britain's most controversial MPs

The Tory MP has been criticised over a blog post he wrote in 2012 where he suggested those who claim benefits should have vasectomies

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged with child porn offences over Facebook sex video in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

The person showed in the content being shared, mainly by teenagers, was 15 years old at the time of recording

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

'I’m going to stay single, it’s blissful' - Melanie Sykes and Jamie East get the lowdown on micro-cheating

Melanie Sykes says she'll be staying single after hearing the horrors of 'micro-cheating'

Mel says she'll be staying single after hearing about 'micro-cheating'

A dating and relationship coach has said couples should talk about their online habits with one another

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Interrogation chairs put up for sale online in China

Interrogation chairs put up for sale online in China

Interrogation chairs put up for sale online in China

The chairs cost between £55 and £340

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

The country's National Cyber Security Centre said it had detected an 'Advanced Persistent Threat'

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Oyoty app: 'Millions of children are sending explicit images which often end up with paedophiles'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says issue of child sexting is a 'terrifying' problem

Julia Hartley-Brewer says issue of child sexting is a 'terrifying' problem

Our presenter spoke to a government advisor on internet safety about the problem of children sending explicit images to one another

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

'It’s too much pressure' - Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

'It’s too much pressure' - Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

As some are celebrating being able to post longer tweets, others are complaining about the new function

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Woman walked around call centre office naked to 'boost morale' in Poland

Woman walked around call centre office naked to 'boost morale' in Poland

Woman walked around call centre office naked to 'boost morale' in Poland

The woman left her job after the stunt, which has been reported to have been set up by her boss

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after chatting online about gaming'

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after chatting online about gaming'

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after contacting them online'

It is claimed the man would ask the children to visit him to play games and smoke hookah pipes

Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

Germany shuts down 'most influential militant left' website as properties are searched

Germany shuts down 'most influential militant left' website as properties are searched

Germany shuts down 'most influential militant left' website

It is thought that this decision was made in relation to violence that broke out at the G20 summit

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

'Bullies had to be strong and brave' - Twitter reflects on what life was like before the internet

'Bullies had to be strong and brave' - Twitter reflects on what life was like before the internet

'Bullies had to be strong and brave' - What was life like before the internet?

It can sometimes be hard to remember what life was like without the internet, when we actually had to use books and talk to people face to face

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Children's commissioner report shows 'digital stalkers are left free to plague youngsters', says Netmums Associate Editor Jo Wheatley

Digital stalkers are being left free to plague youngsters, says Netmums editor Jo Wheatley

Report shows 'digital stalkers are left free to plague children', says Netmums

A report by the Children's Commissioner for England found children are 'fending for themselves' against online dangers

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

'We need to protect ourselves online, but we shouldn't make users and websites responsible for crime', says helpline assistant

Stephen Port: 'There is a lack of communication between dating apps and local law enforcement', says helpline assistant

'There is a lack of communication between dating apps and local law enforcement'

The National Police Chiefs' Council has called for dating apps to take responibility for protecting their users' safety, after Stephen Port was found guilty of murder

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Do you need a digital detox? A senior analyst at Ofcom explains how we use our devices

Texting friends in the same room? It might be time to go offline for a while…

Texting friends in the same room? It might be time to go offline for a while…

A report from communications regulator Ofcom has revealed a growing trend for people taking time away from the internet amid fears that digital communication is becoming all-consuming. Have you taken a digital detox yet?