Social Media Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 2, 2018

“Norse gods were creeps”: Tim Schafer on Grim Fandango, folklore and Kurt Vonnegut

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 2, 2018

Creepy or nostalgic? Facebook wants to turn photos from your childhood into 3D memories you can explore in virtual reality

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 1, 2018

Facebook F8: Facebook launches dating service and Clear History tool at its annual developer conference

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 1, 2018

Oculus Go review: Proof VR really is the future of entertainment

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 1, 2018

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

Facebook Workplace adds new partners
Posted by Adam Shepherd on May 1, 2018

Facebook Workplace adds 50 new partners in an attempt to shake its Slack comparisons

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 1, 2018

Yoku’s Island Express is a charming, Studio Ghibli-inspired pinball platformer

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 1, 2018

Facebook’s facial recognition is being used to find missing people

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Posted by Edward Munn on May 1, 2018

WhatsApp’s Jan Koum cuts ties with Facebook amid claims of clashes over data privacy and encryption

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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

Watch Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk age from kids to tech titans in seconds

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Posted by Emma Sims on April 30, 2018

Sex robots: The end of empathy and love or a force for good?

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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 Victoria Woollaston on April 27, 2018

Amazon Prime is about to get more expensive: Prime price rise comes despite Jeff Bezo’s firm doubling profits

Snapchat Spectacles 2
Posted by William Stanton on April 26, 2018

Spectacles 2.0: Snapchat Spectacles V2 are now available from Amazon in the UK

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Posted by William Stanton on April 26, 2018

UK government announces £1 billion AI Sector Deal

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Posted by Edward Munn on April 26, 2018

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new lightweight version of Windows 10 (again)

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 26, 2018

What privacy scandal? Facebook posts record revenues for first quarter

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 25, 2018

High temperatures make us hotheads: Study finds the weather impacts how we “talk” on Twitter and Facebook

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 25, 2018

This chatbot could help you become Instagram famous by predicting the success of your next post

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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 Vaughn Highfield on April 25, 2018

WhatsApp is raising the minimum age for its users in the UK and Europe because of GDPR

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 25, 2018

Google follows Apple, Twitter and Samsung in changing gun emoji to water pistol

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 24, 2018

The Nintendo Switch has been blown wide open by an unfixable hack

Gmail and Google Search
Posted by Bobby Hellard on April 24, 2018

Gmail and Google are being blocked in Russia over the Telegram fiasco

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Posted by Gabriella Buckner on April 23, 2018

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis to sue Facebook over Bitcoin ad ‘scams’

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Posted by Emma Sims on April 23, 2018

Tesla fails customer complaints test, but gets Kanye’s seal of approval

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 23, 2018

Iran bans banks from cryptocurrency trading

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on April 23, 2018

TSB customers are now being targeted by phishing scams following last week’s IT collapse

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 23, 2018

BMW teases all-electric iX3 ahead of Auto

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on April 22, 2018

LinkedIn plugin flaw left members open to attack

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Posted by Bobby Hellard on April 22, 2018

Amazon should be “broken apart” for the greater good

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on April 22, 2018

What does 10GB of data REALLY get you?

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 20, 2018

London Marathon 2018: Strava has some interesting insights ahead of race day

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 20, 2018

Pregnant smokers find online ads more effective than some direct medical interventions – and it’s cheaper too

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 20, 2018

UK goes 55 hours without coal for the first time in 136 years

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 20, 2018

Chat is Google’s answer to fix text messaging

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 19, 2018

Reddit is “more engaging than porn” apparently – but we’re not so sure

facebook-profiles-leaked
Posted by Edward Munn on April 19, 2018

US data firm leaks 48 million profiles built from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

facebook_chip
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 19, 2018

Facebook is quietly working on building its own chips

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on April 18, 2018

Watch: This robot can build IKEA furniture in under 10 minutes without human help

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Posted by Emma Sims on April 18, 2018

Facebook just unironically signed this pledge to “protect all of our users and customers everywhere”

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 18, 2018

Amazon has a super light browser for Indian Android users

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 17, 2018

The Burst app wants to get Reddit enemies talking – and that’s a good thing

better_than_facebook_social_media_alternatives
Posted by Robert Irvine on April 17, 2018

The best Facebook alternatives: Five ways to get your social fix without FB, Instagram or Twitter

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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 Thomas McMullan on April 17, 2018

Facebook could be forced to pay out billions to users over the use of its facial recognition tech

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 17, 2018

Welsh police used fingerprints from a WhatsApp photo to nab a drug dealer

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 16, 2018

Sega unveils the Mega Drive Mini, reviving the console battle

jd_wetherspoon_is_mysteriously_killing_the_facebook_twitter_and_instagram_accounts_of_its_900_pubs_citing_trolling_etc_-_1
Posted by Alan Martin on April 16, 2018

JD Wetherspoon is mysteriously killing the Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts of its 900 pubs citing “trolling, etc”