Social media

Social media

20 September 2018

The stupidity of modern anti-racism

Smearing everyone who disagrees with you as far right only helps the far right.

14 September 2018

Westminster’s war on the web

The spiked team talks online hate speech, Tory Brexit divisions and the Serena sexism row.

30 August 2018

We must defend internet freedom

The internet helped to democratise political debate. That’s why the elites want to tame it.

10 August 2018

The elites vs social media

Why our rulers lost faith in the digital dawn.

8 August 2018

No, we are not addicted to smartphones

The idea that we’re at the mercy of Silicon Valley is an elitist myth.

23 July 2018

We shouldn’t rely on Facebook to tell us what is true

The truth is forever being contested – big corporates shouldn’t play referee.

11 July 2018

The myth of social-media addiction

No, we aren’t all slaves to our timelines.

26 June 2018

No more memes? The EU’s latest threat to the net

The EU’s new copyright laws will destroy the web as we know it.

5 June 2018

Who’s afraid of the MuskBros?

Feminists’ fear of Elon Musk’s fans smacks of a moral panic.

4 April 2018

Let Tommy tweet

The problem with Twitter’s ban on Tommy Robinson.