Theorist David Icke has said that the implementation of a 5G network could have “catastrophic effects on human health”.
A secondary school has claimed it was hacked after a porn video featuring a woman performing a sex act on a man dressed as an Easter bunny was shared on its official Twitter account.
Jason Kneen received abuse after sharing a photo of his four-year-daughter Rosie, who has Down Syndrome, on social media.
The former owner of Crystal Palace has said that there was “no reason” why Wayne Hennessey would not have known what he was doing after being pictured making a gesture similar to a Nazi salute.
Shila Iqbal has been fired from Emmerdale over historic offensive tweets, the soap has confirmed.
Not taking your shoes off on entry, asking for the wi-fi password, and using your mobile phone at the dinner table have emerged as house rules guests break most regularly, it has emerged.
Sir Roger Scruton has been sacked from his post as a government adviser after he faced backlash over "unacceptable" comments on the definition of Islamophobia.
Facebook has updated how it deals with users who have died, including preventing their accounts being promoted to friends and family on birthdays.
Jeremy Wright has said that new online safety laws are about “controlling harms” on social media platforms, not restricting individuals’ freedom of speech.
A woman who said during a series of Facebook posts that her ex-husband tried to strangle her has won a libel battle against him at the UK’s highest court.
YouTube has clamped down on Tommy Robinson by putting a number of restrictions on his account, but stopped short of banning the activist completely.
BBC political show Question Time has been criticised for airing a debate over whether it is "morally right" to teach children about LGBTQ+ "issues".
MEPs have voted in favour of controversial changes to online copyright across the EU – which are designed to make tech giants more responsible for paying creatives, musicians and news outlets more fairly for their work online.
Twitter users have showed their support for three schoolgirls arrested for defacing photos of Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza – by also doodling on his photo.
Yellow vest protester James Goddard’s YouTube channel has been demonetised for violating the platform’s policies on "hateful" and "incendiary and demeaning" content.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the worldwide web, has called on the public and politicians to "come together" to end its misuse in a letter to mark the technology's 30th anniversary.
Diane Abbott has said it was “offensive” for Amber Rudd to call her a “coloured woman”, after the work and pensions secretary used the phrase during an interview on Thursday.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has urged YouTube to "reconsider their judgment" over hosting Tommy Robinson videos after Labour deputy leader Tom Watson called for them to be removed.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has said that she “does not see her party wanting to be part of modern Britain” after she described the Conservative party as being “institutionally islamophobic”.
The deputy Labour leader has called for Tommy Robinson to be removed from YouTube, following his ban from Facebook.
Police are receiving more reports of children being sexually contacted on Instagram than any other social-media platform, figures show.
A social media expert has described the hysteria around the viral “Momo challenge” as “a storm in a teacup”, saying a lot of the stories were based on “hearsay”.
‘Appalling’ mental health provsion is behind a sharp rise in the number of self-harming children, a professor has claimed.
Markus Meechan, who taught a dog to do a Nazi salute to “annoy” his girlfriend, has said that he feels he was convicted for “hurting people’s feelings” and now has a criminal record because he “offends people”.
A Labour MP has called for independent regulators to monitor social media companies, claiming they had been "beyond the law for far too long".
Nick Stace, the CEO of Prince’s Trust, has said that people need to find a way to use social media “in a way that does not harm” them.
Love Island’s Sam Bird has said that celebrities who post on social media selling fad diet products are giving their followers “false hope” because the products do not always work.
More than half of Brits admit their addiction to social media has hindered their ability to make friends in “real life”, a study found.
The College of Policing has dropped a job advertisement for external candidates to become senior officers after it was criticised for its attitude of believe they were “intellectually superior” to frontline officers.
Peter Bleksley, a former Metropolitan police officer has said that he does not have a problem with so-called ‘paedophile hunters’ but that he feels their need to live-stream confrontations as a “lust for likes and views” on social media.
Tech expert Guy Cocker has said that Facebook “needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare” after the social media platform was subject to a series of data protection scandals this year.
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published 234 pages of unseen documents, which it obtained in November this year from a company suing the social network.
Odeon has responded to criticism after it faced backlash over its £40 “hi-tech” cinema tickets being sold at a cinema in London.
A 16-year-old boy is to be charged with assault after footage was spread on social media apparently showing a Syrian refugee aged 15 being bullied at a school in Huddersfield.
An MP has claimed that Facebook knew about a possible cyber attack on the platform linked to Russia years before they were made public.
The Chief Executive of Get Safe Online, Tony Neate has said that “digital passports” for children to protect them from online porn, is a “measure that is long overdue”.
The founder of a journal allowing academics to publish controversial research anonymously has claimed social media is to blame for an "increasing intolerance" of ideas.
Psychologist Honey Langcaster-James says Twitter's 'like' function replicates the approval humans are 'hard-wired to seek out' from others in the real world.
Social media expert Adam Gray has said that people should stop engaging with trolls after social media users posted ‘disgusting’ comments about Leicester City owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha who died in a helicopter crash on Saturday.
Social media platform Gab is under scrutiny after the alleged synagogue shooter, Robert Bowers, used it to post antisemitic conspiracy theories. But what is Gab? And who else uses it?
Father Ted co-creator Graham Linehan was given a verbal harassment warning after being reported by a transgender activist over social media comments.
Facebook announced on Friday afternoon that 50 million Facebook accounts had been breached. Here is everything you need to know about the cyber attack.
Police are investigating a video which appears to show the world boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders offering a woman drugs.
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
Instagram is often blamed for making users feel inadequate when they see aspirational or unattainable images, but a community of mental health sufferers are creating images others relate to
The Shadow Home Secretary has been a frequent victim of abuse on social media
University wrote to CEO last month but is 'yet to receive a response'
Zuckerberg described as one of modern era's 'greatest entrepreneurs' but Facebook had 'moved too fast and broken too many things'
Some believe the sugar tax isn't the right step to take in the fight against obesity
Tinder users unable to log into dating app frustrated following changes to how Facebook links with the service
The MP reportedly included a quote which referenced killing people