David Newlands was jailed for nine months after twice refusing to do community service
He later apologises, saying 'no offence meant'
'I hid behind my carefree caption failing to share the truth behind my overwhelming anxiety, sleep deprivation, physical pain and feeling of inadequacy,' explains May
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
'I haven't been a commuter for over two years but I remember this lovely, lovely man,' says one mother on Facebook
Prominent British Asians have a cultural history of debunking stereotypes by hyperbolically playing up to them in public spaces
The company is now far more than just a social network and has blown Wall Street away with its latest results. But should we be concerned about its growing power?
The Independent speaks to the blogger whose pictures sent followers disappearing from her page as she returns with a new app and book about anxiety and womanhood
Research comes as mental health-related issues are reportedly rising among students
Should social sharing be encouraged or is art now just a tool for our narcissism? Come for the photo-op but stay for the masterpieces, says Holly Williams
The app wants its users to share one-second 'moments'
The Chinese government has stepped up its offensive against online critics in recent years and citizens have drawn their battle lines
Business accounts on Instagram will now be able to stop offensive comments from appearing under their posts
Young people are increasingly falling victim to ID theft. Felicity Hannah has been finding out why
Social media can get you in a professional pickle. Use it wisely, says Jessica Moore
You don't need them anyway