A solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates in a TV debate has become the second man to be suspended from their job.
The BBC has defended itself after tweets from an imam who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate were revealed.
Essex police have been called in to investigate an Instagram account created to mock teachers at a local school.
Twitter has acquired a London-based start-up that’s developed artificial intelligence technology to understand fake news.
The average Briton shares the equivalent of over 92,000 social media posts in their lifetime, a study has found.
Facebook said it has taken action on "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" originating from Iran, which included accounts posting about the royal family and US President Donald Trump.
Israel Folau has had his contract terminated by Rugby Australia over homophobic social media posts.
Grumpy Cat, the feline that was famous for permanently frowning, has died aged seven, her owners have said.
Terrence McCorry from disability charity Leonard Cheshire has said that social media companies like Twitter and Facebook “absolutely should” do more to stop abuse towards disabled people.
Morrissey has been criticised and praised for wearing a For Britain party badge.
Media commentator Paul Connew has described Danny Baker’s tweet, in which he shared a photo of a monkey in response to the birth of a royal baby, as a “professional suicide note”.
A professor of psychology has said that the BBC "had almost no choice” but to sack presenter Danny Baker, after he posted a tweet in which he joked about the royal baby using a picture of a monkey.
The effects of social media on the life satisfaction of teenagers are "trivial" in size, a new study suggests.
A man dressed as the Big Ben tower who got stuck under the London Marathon finishing arch has smashed his fundraising target after his mishap went viral.
Facebook has expanded its use of independent fact-checking groups in Europe ahead of the European Parliament elections.
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.