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article 16 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Facebook and its role in Ukraine's unrest (Getty)
by Why Ukraine's interior minister is on Facebook

It is not just protest groups using social media nowadays: governments are getting in on the act - and in unstable eastern Ukraine, Facebook has become a tool of conflict.

article 11 April 2014 UK
News
Women Who Eat On Tubes: the fightback begins

A "battle against feminism"? Campaigners tell Channel 4 News about the counter-attack to the controversial Facebook group.

post 08 April 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Did UK spooks use NSA data to spy on Britons?

A new report on how GCHQ and the UKs other spy agencies used NSA data is published - but it leaves many questions still unanswered.

post 29 March 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Google and Facebook fight for web supremacy with drones and balloons

Pilotless drones and high-altitude balloons are some of the ideas being mooted by the internet giants keen to dominate the infrastructure of the web.

article 20 February 2014 World, United States
News
Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19bn - is it worth it?

Facebook acquires instant messaging service WhatsApp in a $19bn deal that Mark Zuckerberg describes as "extremely valuable". But is it?

article 04 February 2014 World, United States
Facebook Mark Zuckerberg interview
Facebook at 10: Mark Zuckerberg interview - video

As Facebook celebrates its 10th brithday, founder Mark Zuckerberg talks to NBC News about losing teen users, the NSA, and what the next decade holds for the site.

article 04 February 2014 World
A 'NekNominate' Facebook page banner
From 'NekNominate' to 'donominate': the backlash begins

NekNominate is the drinking game that happens online instead of the pub. But after being linked to two deaths in Ireland, the backlash has already started.

article 04 February 2014 UK
Facebook turns ten (Getty)
by Ten reasons we should quit Facebook for good

As Facebook turns 10, Channel 4 News asks if the social media giant's power is dwindling and wonders if we should all be logging off before it reaches the terrible teens.

post 09 December 2013
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Tech giants versus the spooks - snooping row goes on

A number of the world's biggest technology companies are pushing for limits on how far the government can snoop on them. But there's a bigger problem at the heart of all of this.