Netropolitan: the new Facebook for rich people?

Briefing Wed 17 Sep, AT 15:17

Your privacy is 'guaranteed' – but would you pay $9000 to talk to people about fine wines and classic cars?

Bolt app

Bolt app: what is it and how is it different from Snapchat?

Briefing Wed 30 Jul, AT 13:23

New messaging service from the makers of Instagram is trying to muscle in on a crowded market

Social media: creating propaganda in the Israel-Palestine conflict?

Gaza conflict: the social media front line

Talking Point Fri 18 Jul, AT 15:43

Israelis and Palestinians wage an online war of information, but is it just a 'minefield of propaganda'?

Buzzfeed homepage

Clickhole: what is the new viral news site all about?

One-Minute Read Mon 23 Jun, AT 15:06

The Onion's new social news site Clickhole lampoons BuzzFeed and wants your clicks

England fans look dejected after England's defeat by Uruguay

20 million watch England cup agony as Twitter erupts

One-Minute Read Fri 20 Jun, AT 13:36

Luis Suarez dominates on and off the field as millions follow game on Twitter

Facebook app on smartphone

Facebook blackout silences social network – for 20mins

One-Minute Read Thu 19 Jun, AT 09:49

Longest Facebook blackout 'in recent history' sends users flooding onto Twitter

 Instagram logo displayed on a smartphone

Which social media sites won't let you #freethenipple?

Summary Tue 3 Jun, AT 15:27

Instagram has strict rules on nudity – but not all social media sites are so puritanical

Joey Barton of Queens Park Rangers

Joey Barton's best and worst tweets

Briefing Fri 30 May, AT 13:16

QPR footballer Joey Barton apologises on Twitter for describing Ukip as the best of 'four really ugly girls'

Google search engine in China

China purges web porn - but is it an attack on free speech?

One-Minute Read Tue 22 Apr, AT 13:00

Western observers say crackdown on obscene material masks broader online repression

Turkey tries to ban YouTube after Syria leak – will it work?

One-Minute Read Fri 28 Mar, AT 13:46

Turkey's attempt to stop people using video-sharing website YouTube are doomed to fail, analysts say

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