One of the social media company’s backers has made an apparently sudden exit of his own from his native Switzerland for St Kitts in the Caribbean
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Thursday 23 January 2014
Research says Facebook users will quit the site once they have 'recovered'
Monday 30 December 2013
Perhaps we should question social media more in 2014
Wednesday 13 November 2013
iOS-only app only lets users take photos with the front-facing camera and has disabled comments to curb insulting messages
Thursday 05 September 2013
Study of high school students in California suggests that peer pressure is as effective online as it is in person
Friday 30 August 2013
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Thursday 22 August 2013
Outlook Here's a question for Dawn Airey, the former Channel 5 boss who's just accepted the job of European boss at Yahoo. My internet-savvy 10-year-old has never heard of your new employer: what are you going to do about it?
Monday 19 August 2013
Rupert Murdoch has nothing to lose here. Only time will tell whether the Vice brand is damaged by being connected to a reactionary network like Fox News
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Shutting down one site won't combat the massive problem of cyberbullying
Thursday 08 August 2013
Speaker flouts convention with public claim that Parliamentary politics is becoming ‘irrelevant’
Wednesday 10 July 2013
New redesign focuses on music but cuts out loyal users
Thursday 13 June 2013
US filing by News Corp boss, 82, said 14-year marriage had broken down 'irretrievably'
James Moore: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer risks failure as she tries to buy her way out of a jam with Tumblr purchase
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Is Marissa Mayer riding for a fall? Or just a bit of a Tumbl(r)? It all depends on whether she can successfully generate a bit more than the pitiful $13m (£8.6m) of revenue that Tumblr, the blogging website she is going to use $1.1bn of Yahoo’s money to buy, has so far managed.
Monday 15 April 2013
Gideon Spanier meets Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, whose new book on how women can overcome inequality in the workplace has provoked controversy
Thursday 11 April 2013
The rising Labour star has complained about the comparison in the past
Thursday 10 January 2013
It is not only the most powerful flagship smartphone on the market, but also the most affordable. After living with it for a month, Alex Masters reviews Google’s latest Nexus handset
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'