Facebook and Instagram are starting to detect drug dealers trying to sell on the social networks with the help of artificial intelligence.
A BBC journalist has given perhaps the most honest review of Brexit by a commentator yet, in a clip which has drawn plaudits on social media.
A politician has held up a pair of thong underpants in the Irish parliament chamber to protest against the treatment of alleged rape victims in court.
A video shows a deaf basketball coach giving his squad an impassioned team talk in sign language, in a superb piece of coaching which has gone viral.
Puppies have a tendency to do the silliest things, and French bulldog Karma proved she’s no exception as she accidentally plunged into a swimming pool.
Autumn has arrived in the northern hemisphere and the leaves are falling, but while other countries are revving up their leaf blowers, Japan has a novel way of dealing with it.
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has spoken about the possibility of adding an edit button to the social network in the future, but only when he is sure that such an option can be done “the right way”.
A remarkable video taken from a car driving through wildfires in northern California gives a terrifying perspective of the blaze which has seen thousands evacuated.
Twitter is well known for inspiring some of the internet’s greatest memes, but this bunny one might just be the cutest you’ve ever seen.
Saying something you shouldn’t have is a common problem, so a new meme is tackling verbal diarrhoea head on.
Sometimes humans ignore the sensible advice offered from one part of the brain in favour of the urge to say something they know they shouldn’t.
Leroy Sane has spent more than two years lighting up the Premier League with Manchester City, but what would you ask him if you had the chance?
The creator of short video looping app Vine has confirmed a reincarnation of the service will launch next year as an app called Byte.
Ellie Delgado, a student from Houston, Texas, has gone viral for a dramatic hand gesture caught on camera at an election party on November 6.
This writer has come up with a novel way of finding a date, by buying people he admires a coffee before he even meets them.
It can be easy to forget what the generations before us looked like in their youth, so when an author encouraged people to share pictures of their grandparents from the past, the results were stunning.
Tesla founder Elon Musk’s old Tesla Roadster and its dummy ‘Starman’ astronaut have passed Mars on their orbit of the sun.
An audience member at a TV Brexit debate has gone viral after being caught on camera performing a dramatic eye-roll behind Nigel Farage, despite having voted to leave herself.
Another week goes by, another hilarious meme goes viral on Twitter; this one features an emoji you will have definitely used before.
What do you do when your partner pops the question but you haven’t had your nails done for that big Instagram post? This woman found the perfect solution with the help of a heroic cousin.
This is the touching moment a 96-year-old received a new puppy for her birthday, months after her previous dog had died.
Have you ever wondered what your slogan would be if you ran for political office? Well, have no fear, because a Twitter user has come up with with a rather clever way for you to find out.
With more than 2,800 emoji available to smartphone users, it’s not surprising a few – like the infamous eggplant – have caused a stir over the years.
Twitter has revealed a range of new features that will enable football fans to follow matches more closely on the social media site.
A Japanese sculptor is turning famous animals of the internet into tangible works of art.
A farmer has found an ingenious way to herd his cattle, with the cows following him rather than than running away.
A Tesla driver has found an ingenious way to utilise his car’s remote control feature to save some money.
Now Halloween is over, social media users are already fully embracing Christmas, whether some people think it’s too early or not.
Twitter’s decision to increase the character limit from 140 to 280 last year has not only provided more room for tweets but also appears to have made us politer and using fewer abbreviations.
A two-year-old girl from Manila in the Philippines has made an impression with her scarily realistic “headless” Halloween costume.