I know theyve seen my message so why haven’t they replied?

Read receipts are emblematic of all thats wrong with communication in the digital age but there are ways you can navigate the minefield What are read receipts and how can I stop them destroying my life? Ah, the tyranny of read receipts enough to put you off digital communication for good. Most platforms tell you … Read more

I’ve been sent an unsolicited photo of a penis. How do I respond?

Are you the unhappy owner of an unwanted dick pic? There are a few next steps for you to choose from, ranging from ridicule to revenge How do I respond to creeps on social media? Last month I received a Facebook message from a man twice my age with whom I had not had any … Read more

India’s leading party ordered online abuse of opponents, claims book

Former volunteer for the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) says she was told to criticise journalists, actors and political figures online Social media trolling against Indian public figures including journalists and actors has been directly co-ordinated from inside the countrys ruling party, a new book has claimed. An Indian former troll has alleged the 2014 prime … Read more

10 of the best virtual reality apps for your smartphone

Get started with VR on your iPhone or Android phone with these 100 apps, spanning films, games, news and 360-degree photo-sharing You dont need to spend hundreds of pounds on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset to give virtual reality a try. The Android or iPhone handset in your pocket is a VR device … Read more

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