Facebook is to clamp down on anti-vaccination groups on the site, announcing it will reduce the ranking of pages that “spread misinformation” on the subject.
The Queen passed another social media milestone by posting an image on Instagram for the first time as she announced the Science Museum’s new summer exhibition – Top Secret.
O2 Academy venues across the UK will now accept mobile tickets in a bid to simplify the experience for concertgoers and reduce fraud.
Companies including Nestle and Fortnite maker Epic Games have suspended advertising on YouTube over claims their ads appeared next to offensive content on the video platform.
Social media platforms are behaving like “digital gangsters” and should be forced to comply with a regulated code of ethics to tackle harmful or illegal content on their sites, a Commons committee has demanded.
One of Huawei’s most senior executives has accused the United States of a “geopolitical campaign” against the company in an attempt to gain leverage in trade negotiations with China.
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has admitted that the social network needs to do more to help victims of abusive behaviour online.
Strategies to help trade unions adapt to the modern economy will be developed at a technology conference being held in Glasgow.
Facebook has bought an AI furniture shopping startup called GrokStyle, as the social network continues to broaden its technology with greater focus on artificial intelligence.
Advice to parents and carers on the use of screens and social media by children and young people has been issued by the UK’s chief medical officers.
Too much time spent watching TV and playing computer games can hold back the development of young children, new research suggests.
Social media giant Facebook has backed the Government’s new online safety lessons to help school pupils recognise online dangers.
An innovative system to reduce delays affecting smart devices has been designed by computer scientists in the UK.
New technology will cut the number of false “on time” train descriptions, the rail industry has claimed.
Children across the country will unwrap a vast range of electronic gifts this Christmas – raising safety concerns for parents.
The Metropolitan Police has started new trials of controversial live facial recognition technology in parts of Westminster in a bid to reduce crime around the area.
Spotify has released a feature which allows its users to see a breakdown of the music they have listened to in 2018.
Twitter has released a collection of 10 of the most-liked tweets in the UK in 2018 so far.
A German artist has used 228 spring door stoppers to create a fluorescent interactive artwork.
Facebook is to lodge an appeal against the £500,000 fine issued against it over the Cambridge Analytica (CA) scandal.
A revolutionary electronic aircraft propulsion system inspired by Star Trek has been tested on a working model for the first time.
Some 10% of the UK’s 13 to 18-year-olds have spent their pocket money on gambling “skins” – virtual items bought within video games – and a third think it is a major problem, research suggests.
British shoppers are turning away from DVD players and desktop PCs in favour of smart televisions and smart watches, Ofcom figures show.
Engineers have used a drone to fly broadband cable across a river for the first time to reach a remote property in a Highland glen.
Many things changed because of the First World War, but the range of technological advances ushered in by four years of fighting was among the most dramatic.
An artist has come up with a brilliant solution for cyclists on dark, wintry nights by creating Bristol’s first LED light-powered mural.
A Tesla driver has found an ingenious way to utilise his car’s remote control feature to save some money.
British and Canadian politicians have joined forces in calling on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to explain “failures of process” regarding the spread of propaganda on the social network.
New York-based company Solgaard Design has launched a backpack made from recycled plastic recovered from oceans around the world.
A company has found a creative way to make environmentally conscious clothing for kids, with a line made from off-cut fabrics and threads that would otherwise end up in landfill.