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11 July 2018

The myth of social-media addiction

No, we aren’t all slaves to our timelines.

26 June 2018

No more memes? The EU’s latest threat to the net

The EU’s new copyright laws will destroy the web as we know it.

5 June 2018

Who’s afraid of the MuskBros?

Feminists’ fear of Elon Musk’s fans smacks of a moral panic.

4 April 2018

Let Tommy tweet

The problem with Twitter’s ban on Tommy Robinson.

29 March 2018

The Cambridge Analytica story is looking thinner by the day

The Observer thinks it has a smoking gun – it’s more a damp squib.

27 March 2018

No, Amnesty, women don’t need protection from words

Amnesty International’s war on ‘Toxic Twitter’ is an insult to women.

21 March 2018

The Cambridge Analytica scandal: an elitist delusion

Voters didn't need a 'mindfucking machine' to reject Washington and Brussels.

5 January 2018

Logan Paul: the sharp end of a detached culture

We live in an age when we’re more likely to film tragedies than intervene.

4 December 2017

Using social mobility to bash Brexit

Milburn's resignation reveals the elite's pity-the-poor condescension.

23 November 2017

Twitter has turned its back on free speech

The platform plans to exercise ideological control over its users.