A consensus says that something must be done with the all-powerful tech platforms. But how far do governments go?
What should be done with Facebook – break it up, or regulate it?
Company posts first-quarter profit of $61m on revenues of $665m, comfortably ahead of analysts’ expectations
The perfect @ identity is a must-have accessory for big companies and brand-conscious celebrities – at any cost
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
Digital campaigns have evolved from banner ads 20 years ago to Cambridge Analytica harvesting our Facebook data. Has the rise of micro-targeting become a threat to democracy?
UK arm – which earns about 10% of app’s global ad revenues – is forecast to bring in £181m
The inventor of the world wide web warns over concentration of power among a few companies ‘controlling which ideas are shared’
A small number of companies have become extraordinarily rich by harvesting our data. But that wealth belongs to the many
Belinda Parmar was a passionate advocate of the digital revolution – but has started keeping her family’s smartphones and laptops locked away to protect her loved ones. Is she right to be so worried?
Thinktank that helped ministers draft rules to verify ages says it is unlikely site would be blocked