Politics Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by William Stanton on January 16, 2019

Eleven things women in Saudi Arabia cannot do

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Posted by Emma Sims on December 18, 2018

Women receive abuse every 30 seconds on Twitter

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Posted by Emma Sims on December 18, 2018

Trump “specifically” supported by Russian hackers, Senate report confirms

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on December 17, 2018

The Brexit divide in the UK’s tech industry

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Posted by Emma Sims on December 17, 2018

Met Police roll out controversial facial tech recognition in London

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on November 22, 2018

Facebook fights £500,000 ICO fine over Cambridge Analytica

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Posted by Tom Bedford on November 19, 2018

Google could close Google News thanks to EU rulings

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Posted by Tom Bedford on November 7, 2018

YouTube will disclose when videos are government-funded

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Posted by Clare Hopping on October 31, 2018

Google, Apple, BBC and others join UK Council for Internet Safety

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Posted by Tom Bedford on October 23, 2018

The Welsh government has a plan to make smart home devices speak Welsh

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on October 19, 2018

Facebook has hired Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs

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Posted by Tom Bedford on October 16, 2018

Facebook now lets you see who’s funding the political ads on your feed

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on October 12, 2018

Why Facebook removed over 800 political accounts

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Posted by Tom Bedford on September 26, 2018

Twitter expands its definition of “dehumanising language”

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 21, 2018

Facebook to stop sending employees to assist with political campaigns

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 20, 2018

EU targets Amazon in new antitrust investigations

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 17, 2018

377,000 people’s data used to predict child abuse

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on September 3, 2018

UK government threatens mandatory backdoors into encrypted systems

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on August 29, 2018

Donald Trump’s latest attack on Google is full of lies

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Posted by Emma Sims on August 2, 2018

Twitter just permanently banned Alex Jones’ account

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Posted by Adam Shepherd on July 23, 2018

How Russia hacked the 2016 US election

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 20, 2018

How WhatsApp is outshining Facebook in the fight against fake news

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 19, 2018

Zuckerberg won’t kick Holocaust deniers off Facebook – but Infowars’ Alex Jones just got a 30-day suspension

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 17, 2018

Amazon employees reportedly treated like “robots”

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 11, 2018

Facebook could be forced to pay out £500,000 in data breach fines due to Cambridge Analytica

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 2, 2018

Check out which companies benefited from Facebook’s data extension

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 25, 2018

A prankster has bought up TrumpHotels.org to openly troll the president

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Posted by Emma Sims on June 25, 2018

Western company tried to shift surveillance tools to oppressive governments, leak suggests

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 22, 2018

This dog is political: Facebook is having some teething problems with its election advertising fix

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 14, 2018

US needs to cut its nukes by 98% if the world is to avoid a nuclear winter

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 12, 2018

Trump’s border wall could be a virtual one, designed by Oculus founder Palmer Luckey

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Posted by Edward Munn on June 1, 2018

Google blames Wikipedia “vandalism” for search results linking California Republican Party to Nazism

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Posted by William Stanton on May 31, 2018

Article 13 approved: What are the EU copyright law amendments?

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Posted by Joe Curtis on May 29, 2018

Facebook and Google are ‘forcing users to give them data’, GDPR privacy case claims

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 24, 2018

Trump is banned from blocking people on Twitter, and the world should be very worried of the consequences

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Posted by Edward Munn on May 17, 2018

Campaigners “delighted” by government decision to slash betting machine stakes to £2

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Posted by William Stanton on May 17, 2018

This lone House Republican wants to force a vote to restore net neutrality

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Posted by Alex Lee on May 15, 2018

Google employees quit over controversial Project Maven

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 8, 2018

Melania Trump’s anti-cyberbully guide is one giant passive-aggressive subtweet for Donald

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 3, 2018

Who should I vote for? Digital tools to help you vote in the 2018 local elections

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 3, 2018

Is Cambridge Analytica really dead? A similar firm with familiar faces is now trading under Emerdata Ltd.

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 1, 2018

The UK’s ultimatum to Zuckerberg: Answer MPs or face summons

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 1, 2018

Donald Trump reportedly offered Bill Gates his science advisor role. Gates turned him down

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 30, 2018

Amber Rudd is gone — but what does Sajid Javid as home secretary mean for tech?

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 25, 2018

North Korea’s internet elite has abandoned Facebook, Google and Instagram for Chinese alternatives in just six months

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Posted by Alex Lee on April 17, 2018

The French government is building its own messaging platform after Russian-owned Telegram runs into issues

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Posted by Dale Walker on April 16, 2018

House of Lords: UK must “lead the way on ethical AI”

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 12, 2018

Zuckerberg leaves Washington unscathed, despite these fine efforts to make him sweat

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Posted by Alex Lee on April 11, 2018

Amber Rudd sets aside £9 million to clamp down on the dark web

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 11, 2018

Four moments where Congress made Mark Zuckerberg break a sweat