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Three government agencies lead crackdown on popular software which can be used to violate internet regulation Chinese authorities will question Apple over live-streaming video software available on the companys app store, amid an increasingly hostile business environment for foreign firms in the worlds second largest economy. Police, cyberspace administration and cultural law enforcement team will […]

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Singer whose case against her former producer Dr Luke exposed her to online abuse said she avoids the web and wants to raise awareness of eating disorders Pop star Kesha spoke about the internet abuse she has suffered, which has seen the singer pare back her online presence dramatically, and her struggles with eating disorders […]

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After Trump suggests a non-existent terrorist attack took place in Sweden, supporters claim the media is covering up migrant crimes Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/20/jesuisikea-trump-sweden-terrorist-attack-confuse-supporters-cover-up

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Spokesmans denial of New York Times report that included claim Trump watches television in a bathrobe subjected to comprehensive take down Photographs of Donald Trump wearing a bathrobe have been shared on social media in response to his press secretarys assertion he definitely doesnt wear one. An article said the story was so riddled with […]

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Since Trumps election win, his online footsoldiers are ever more emboldened. Heres how to fight back Last weekend, I flew to Berlin to speak at a seminar. I found myself relieved to be off American soil but worried about leaving my family behind. I wasnt concerned about their safety, at least not as things stand. […]

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Cartoon for How to become a congressman tutorial was based on photo taken after a fundraising event but website says illustrator got the skin colors wrong The how-to website WikiHow has apologised for a disgraceful cartoon showing Barack Obama, Beyonc and Jay-Z as white people on an article about how to become a congressman. Billed […]

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Conspiracy theorists are flocking to outlandish websites, warns lecturer A new generation of Holocaust deniers is emerging through a clutch of popular gateway conspiracy theories, according to one of the UKs leading experts on the subject. As Denial, a film about the disgraced historian and notorious Holocaust denier David Irving, hits cinemas later this month, […]

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President-elect mistakenly retweets praise for a Brighton council worker with the same first name as his daughter, leading to Twitter storm A woman from Brighton is waking up to chaos on Twitter after having been singled out by Donald Trump as his daughter. The president-elect quoted a praiseworthy tweet directed to him by Lawrence Goodstein, […]

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Site posted documents about his purported behaviour in Russia with a warning that they contained errors and were unverified and potentially unverifiable BuzzFeeds decision to publish an intelligence report filled with salacious and unsubstantiated claims about posted the unredacted documents on Tuesday, just 10 days before Trumps inauguration, with a warning that the contents contained […]

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Two women recently reported their abuse on Twitter. The difference in how the company responded raises questions about the way it protects its users Over the weekend Teen Vogue journalist Lauren Duca. Today, the company briefly suspended Alexandra Brodsky, a fellow at the National Womens Law Center, after she retweeted screengrabs of antisemitic abuse she […]

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