Social media

Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke
Viral

Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke

Did God create Adam to look like Keith Richards?

Could a 17-minute phone call with a stranger help cure loneliness? A new app aims to do just that
Social isolation

Could a 17-minute phone call with a stranger help cure loneliness? A new app aims to do just that

A psychiatrist believes he has found the answer to loneliness, launching an app which encourages conversations with strangers

Social media may be the new religion, but it hasn’t made us better people
Opinion

Social media may be the new religion, but it hasn’t made us better people

With his takeover of Twitter, Elon Musk could help to change the face of social media – if he wanted to

Do the TikTok plant pot candle heaters work? We asked a thermodynamics expert
Energy bills

Do the TikTok plant pot candle heaters work? We asked a thermodynamics expert

People are sharing their favourite clips of the Queen’s most heartwarming moments
Queen Elizabeth

People are sharing their favourite clips of the Queen’s most heartwarming moments

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Calling all cash-stuffers: It’s time to use up those £20 notes
cost of living crisis

Calling all cash-stuffers: It’s time to use up those £20 notes

BetterPod: Sophia Smith Galer myth-busts the sex misinformation crisis
sex ed

BetterPod: Sophia Smith Galer myth-busts the sex misinformation crisis

Gen Z are turning to ‘cash stuffing’ to prevent overspending 
Personal finance

Gen Z are turning to ‘cash stuffing’ to prevent overspending 

As tech giants face a financial downturn, some new players are focusing on people over profit
Tech for good

As tech giants face a financial downturn, some new players are focusing on people over profit

The dark side of the influencer economy
Podcast

The dark side of the influencer economy

Nadine Dorries needed a ‘safe space’ to come up with her TikTok rap lyrics, says government
News

Nadine Dorries needed a ‘safe space’ to come up with her TikTok rap lyrics, says government

#Ready4Rishi: Sunak launched his election campaign with a hashtag
Tory leadership race

#Ready4Rishi: Sunak launched his election campaign with a hashtag

How social media has changed our world
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How social media has changed our world

Boris Johnson has joined TikTok – and it is not going very well
Social media

Boris Johnson has joined TikTok – and it is not going very well

Elon Musk has bought Twitter for $44bn: Here are better ways he could have spent that money
Social media

Elon Musk has bought Twitter for $44bn: Here are better ways he could have spent that money

Five things the government is doing to tackle rogue landlords
Housing

Five things the government is doing to tackle rogue landlords

Government will ‘name and shame’ landlords on social media for leaving tenants in dodgy social housing
Social housing

Government will ‘name and shame’ landlords on social media for leaving tenants in dodgy social housing

‘Ted Heath with an Instagram account’: Labour responds to Rishi Sunak’s Spring Budget
Spring Budget

‘Ted Heath with an Instagram account’: Labour responds to Rishi Sunak’s Spring Budget

Our leaders have failed us, but bitter and divisive public discourse isn’t helping
John Bird

Our leaders have failed us, but bitter and divisive public discourse isn’t helping

The Online Safety Bill still fails to reference women and girls
Seyi Akiwowo

The Online Safety Bill still fails to reference women and girls

Meet Ethical Unicorn, the Instagram activist making waves about climate change
Influencers

Meet Ethical Unicorn, the Instagram activist making waves about climate change

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American journalists covering COP26 are confusing Edinburgh and Glasgow and the internet is having a ball
Environment

American journalists covering COP26 are confusing Edinburgh and Glasgow and the internet is having a ball

Online harassment: ‘Society is blind to the hatred of women’
Film

Online harassment: ‘Society is blind to the hatred of women’

Vegan food, LED lights and staycations: hashtags reveal Brits’ eco habits
Environment

Vegan food, LED lights and staycations: hashtags reveal Brits’ eco habits

6 steps to improve your social media and mental health
Health

6 steps to improve your social media and mental health