Stephen Fry has backed a junior doctor’s petition calling for the NHS to be kept out of any future trade deal with the United States.
Sir Nick Clegg has been asked by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee to explain contradictions in Facebook evidence given by senior social network executives to MPs.
Piers Morgan has reignited a long-standing feud with rival presenter Dan Walker after Walker posted a digitally-aged selfie to Twitter.
The way social media platforms handle violent content has come under renewed scrutiny after a man in the US allegedly killed a woman and posted images of her body online.
Social media users are being urged to give up platforms such as Instagram and Twitter for an entire month, as part of the second annual Scroll Free September campaign.
Increased social media use and television viewing are linked to worsening teenage depression, researchers say.
An international technology expert and academic has claimed that the social drive to spread misinformation online is eroding humanity.
Twitter is broadening its rules against religious hate speech by banning posts that contain dehumanising language.
Instagram has unveiled an anti-bullying initiative following high-profile cases such as the death of British teenager Molly Russell.
Removing extremist groups from major social media platforms such as Facebook is an effective way to limit their impact and reach, new research suggests.
Singles matches may be given pride of place at Wimbledon, but the mixed doubles drew the attention of social media when Andy Murray and Serena Williams paired up at SW19.
Facebook is taking action against bogus health content and sensational miracle cures on its platform by reducing their visibility, the company has confirmed.
MPs have accused the Government of ignoring urgent calls to protect future elections, in the face of growing fears around online interference from foreign players and the way campaigns are funded in the digital age.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for people to “put the truth out” as the Church of England issued its social media guidelines for the first time to try to tackle online abuse and misleading content.
Social media guidelines have been published by the Church of England for the first time in a bid to tackle online abuse and misleading content.
Parents have been sharing stories of how England’s success and visibility at the Women’s World Cup has inspired their daughters to take up the sport.
From skateboarding without a helmet to attempting any exercise at all without stretching, some activities that seemed totally safe in childhood can be downright dangerous in adulthood.
Facebook is to provide digital skills training to more than 300 armed forces veterans when the social network holds a community event in London on Wednesday.
Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt conducted a Twitter Q&A session on Tuesday after rival Boris Johnson declined to take part in a televised debate.
Facebook will not have a long-term future if it does not tackle the harmful material which can be found online, the father of a 14-year-old who took her own life has warned.