Too rude for Facebook: the ban on Britain's historic place names

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The social network’s oversensitive hate speech filters have made it impossible to mention respectable locations like Devil’s Dyke and Plymouth Hoe. The residents are not amused … Name: British Läs mer…

Black images matter: Shade, the powerful podcast unpicking the tumult of 2020

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lou Mensah spent the 1990s working in PR but her favourite part of the job was not the to and fro with clients. What she really liked was meeting Läs mer…

‘I worry about their social skills’: parents on children's screen time in lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The worst part of the pandemic for 11-year-old Sandy is that he can’t see his friends. The best part is that limits on how much time he spends online Läs mer…

An anonymous hotline for crimes big and small – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week The Apology LineThe latest series from true crime powerhouse Wondery tells the story of a confessional hotline, and how it consumed the life of its Läs mer…

When film stars attack: Russell Crowe's reaction to criticism could set a trend

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One of the most surprising new avenues to have formed for celebrities over the course of the pandemic has been Cameo. For the uninitiated, Cameo is a service where Läs mer…

How Trump supporters are radicalised by the far right

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Far right “playbooks” teaching white nationalists how to recruit and radicalise Trump supporters have surfaced on the encrypted messaging app Telegram ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration. The documents, seen Läs mer…

Trump social media ban sparks calls for action against other populist leaders

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “I do not celebrate or feel pride,” the Twitter boss Jack Dorsey said this week after banishing Donald Trump. But for many around the world the decision brought hope: Läs mer…

TikTok photoshoot of car on UK level crossing – 'sheer stupidity'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; British Transport Police investigate ‘reckless’ video posted of car on working level crossing near Bolton Police are investigating after a video showing a car parked over a live railway Läs mer…

How to bring up children with joy and wonder – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week Brown Baby (out from 20 Jan)Writer Nikesh Shukla, editor of the bestselling Good Immigrant anthology among other projects, hosts this new series about raising children Läs mer…

Parler goes offline after Amazon drops it due to 'violent content'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon stops hosting social network, used as communication hub by US Capitol rioters The “free speech” social network Parler, popular with Donald Trump supporters, has been forced off the Läs mer…

Catfish is a problematic, compelling cocktail – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week Catfish: The PodcastThe acclaimed US indie doc turned ethical minefield of a TV series is now, as with 99% of existing intellectual property, also a Läs mer…

Guardian readers: the 10 funniest things (on the internet) this past year – according to you!

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; 1. Mask, Gloves, Soap, Scrubs by Todrick Hall Todrick Hall’s Covid cover of his own song, Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels comes front of mind. – ChrisR22 2. This song Läs mer…

There's a darker side to English businesses citing Magna Carta to defy lockdown | Hussein Kesvani

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Shops using the charter to bypass Covid laws may seem funny – but the online culture that spawns such misinformation is not As someone who writes about online culture, Läs mer…

Strictly sparkle delivered direct to your ears – podcasts of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Picks of the week How Did We Get Here?Claudia Winkleman and psychologist Dr Tanya Byron recently concluded the second series of their podcast, with another on the way. Focusing Läs mer…

Texts, tweets and posts have replaced letters. Is our history becoming transitory?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the process of removing the final vestiges of my things from my parents’ house this year I find a letter from my nana – Big Nana (because she Läs mer…