Many of us spend hours pointlessly surfing the net, but only one man has run a university course on it. Abby Ohlheiser hears how he has revealed some paradoxes in digital culture
The Arnold family was falsely accused of internet scams, harbouring runaways, and producing child pornography for five years
It has changed the lives of millions of people around the world - and today, the web marks 25 years as a publicly available service.
The digital disappearing act follows a week of intense scrutiny of the potential first lady
A computer glitch left thousands of people waiting to check in and get through security
It'll be the highest-capacity cable in the Atlantic once it's completed at the end of 2017
A court order blocking a fresh batch of streaming sites has just come into effect
Reddit's new image uploader could take traffic away from Imgur
FALL CITY, WASH. -- It was group discussion time at reSTART, a woodsy rehabilitation center about 30 miles outside Seattle. Four residents sat around the living room and talked about their struggles with addiction, anxiously drumming their fingers on their legs and fidgeting with their shoelaces. One young man described dropping out of college to seek treatment for the crippling problem that brought them all here: compulsive Internet use.
The study claims the army of commenters exists to distract other internet users from news critical of the Communist Party
Google believes France's data protection regulator has overstepped its mark, and is appealing its ruling
The addictive live map lets you view broadcasts from all around the world
FindFace has racked up 500,000 users in only two months
The US government survey found almost half of all internet users had cut back on their online activity due to cybersecurity concerns
You're now served with lovely, readable, mobile pages, but sometimes you just need the desktop version
Our data is already vulnerable to hackers and may soon be under government surveillance, too. So how do the web-savvy keep themselves to themselves?