As algorithms take over, YouTube’s recommendations highlight a human problem

YOUTUBE is trying to get you to spend as much time there s they can, no matter what it takes and how they deceive you. YouTube is a supercomputer working...

‘Success’ on YouTube Still Means a Life of Poverty

Do your children dream of YouTube stardom? Do them a favor: Crush that ambition now. New research out of Germany billed as among the first to review the chances of making it in...

How Many Friends Do You Need?

GOOD News is Friends make you happy and healthy We're social creatures by nature who rely on one another, so we automatically seek out people to create substantial relationships. But how...

Strange social norms from around the world

But what is normal in your country may not be in others, and vice-versa.So we invite you to check out this gallery where we will explain some things which...

Artists and artworks at The Glass Room

What is personal data in an age where data is everything but personal? The Glass Room is a space for reflection, experimentation and play that provides different ways of...

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He’s Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. A few weeks before...

How low-paid workers at ‘click farms’ create appearance of online popularity

Dispatches found one boss in Bangladesh who boasted of being "king of Facebook" for his ability to create accounts and then use them to create hundreds or thousands of...

The man with 16 million fans

Yemeni influencer Hashem Al-Ghaili has created a massive online following by spreading his love of science with followers around the world.   READ MORE HERE  

Google Chrome’s now blocks dodgy ads by default. Which is great for Google

Chrome's ad blocker launches today. It's aim? To clear the web of annoying adverts. In reality it may help to grow Google's ad revenue further Online advertising is broken. Pop-ups...

Information Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? I’m going...