For a growing number of users and mental health experts, the positivity of Instagram is precisely the problem, with its relentless emphasis on promoting ‘perfect’ lifestyles. Should everyone just stop scrolling?
Instagram is supposed to be friendly. So why is it making people so miserable?
It is two decades since Larry Page and Sergey Brin moved their fledgling startup out of their dorms. With threats to its power growing, how long can the company dominate?
Firm changes initial ad for ‘news credibility specialists’ to ‘news publisher specialists’
Google Duplex, which simulates human speech with lifelike inflections, criticised as unethical
New portability tool will allow users to extract copy of own content posted on social network
The CEO’s privacy is as vulnerable as ours, and the social network faces a regulation battle
We’ve come a long way since the web was just a fun place to share cat gifs – now it’s a place mostly dedicated to finding and selling your personal info. Here’s what you need to know in this new era
Perhaps you think you can’t possibly replace the social network – but it can be done. Here’s what you need for a Zuck-free existence
Non-profit organisation behind Firefox browser announces move after Cambridge Analytica revelations
Information commissioner calls for more transparency over how individuals’ data is used for political ends