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    1. February 3, 2016

      Hike app aims to disrupt data providers

      Indian chat app Hike faces an uphill battle to catch up with WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging service owned...

    2. January 29, 2016

      Is it time to unfriend social media?

      The Shrink A reader writes about the general obsession with social media and would like to know when it’s OK to delete...

    3. January 28, 2016

      Beware of the ‘blitzscalers’

      The race to a $1bn market capitalisation is getting faster and faster. It took the typical S&P 500 firm 20 years to...

    4. January 24, 2016

      Twitter faces management shake-up

      Twitter is facing the greatest upheaval in its top ranks since Jack Dorsey returned to lead the internet company last...

    5. January 21, 2016

      Twitter: MySpace 2.0

      Even the fire-and-forget world of social media can spark a sense of déjà vu. For a surreal couple of hours on...

    6. January 20, 2016

      From Obama to ‘troll farms’: how social media is changing politics

      Hundreds of Russians plug away at keyboards, spreading pro-Kremlin propaganda on social media sites and masterminding...

    7. January 19, 2016

      Sorry, kids, all the good usernames are gone

      After five years of receiving emails not meant for me, I finally met my digital doppelgänger in December. I was on a...

    8. January 19, 2016

      It’s #Twitterdown as site suffers global outage

      Twitter experienced a technical problem that resulted in millions of the social network’s users around the world being...

    9. January 18, 2016

      Facebook attempts to counter extremist posts

      Facebook has answered criticism from German officials that it has not done enough to remove racist commentary with an...

    10. January 18, 2016

      Social network pioneer Friends Reunited closes down

      Friends Reunited, the dotcom survivor that was once one of the world’s most popular social networks, is closing down....

    11. January 14, 2016

      Personal brands turn up the volume

      Donald Trump has a strong personal brand. The candyfloss comb-over and permatan are instantly recognisable. But beyond...

    12. January 12, 2016

      ‘Free Basics’ row presents India dilemma for Facebook

      India’s Narendra Modi exchanged an enthusiastic bear hug with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on a trip to Silicon Valley...

    13. January 10, 2016

      Office pranks are no laughing matter to younger workers

      The other day a fellow Financial Times columnist told me that not long ago he had sneaked up to a workmate’s unattended...

    14. January 7, 2016

      Twitter sues over ‘terrorist propaganda’ fine in Turkey

      Twitter has filed a lawsuit in a Turkish court to try to annul a fine levied by the communications watchdog over...

    15. January 6, 2016

      Twitter: for and against longer tweets

      Twitter, the social network known for forcing its users to express themselves concisely, began its latest attempt at...

    16. January 5, 2016

      Twitter reconsiders 140-character limit

      Twitter is considering abandoning its 140-character limit on the length of tweets, as chief executive Jack Dorsey plays...

    17. January 5, 2016

      Social media is for pictures of breakfast, not milestones

      A couple of weeks ago my boyfriend and I moved into a new flat. We’ve been calibrating our ages ever since. Are we old...

    18. January 5, 2016

      Gustavo López: Selling influence online in Mexico

      Before building one of Mexico’s most promising start-ups, Gustavo López has already had what sounds like a classic...

    19. January 4, 2016

      Mark Zuckerberg rejects fears of rogue artificial intelligence

      Technology leaders such as Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and venture capitalist Peter Thiel have warned that rogue AI, or...

    20. December 30, 2015

      Year in a word: Ghosting

      Verb — The act of abruptly cutting all contact with a person in whom you have had a romantic interest, without warning...

    21. December 29, 2015

      A 2016 guide to minding the technology generation gap

      Do you send emails in literate, properly spelt English, broken down into crisp, relevant paragraphs, signed at the end,...

    22. December 22, 2015

      Pope and Kim Kardashian help turn emojis into marketing phenomenon

      What do the Pope, Pepsi, Playtex tampons and reality-television star Kim Kardashian have in common? They all exist in...

    23. December 17, 2015

      WhatsApp reinstated in Brazil after court suspension

      Brazilians made light of the communications chaos created on Thursday after a São Paulo court suddenly suspended the...

    24. December 17, 2015

      New Twitter — for misogynists, bigots and social-justice warriors

      Fearing it is losing ground to other social media platforms, Twitter is modifying its service and even launching pages...

    25. December 17, 2015

      Career advice? Talk to a millennial

      House prices, ambition and over-involved parents. These are a few of the reasons that millennials, born after the early...

    26. December 16, 2015

      Facebook Messenger in transport move with Uber ride ordering deal

      Uber has agreed an alliance with Facebook Messenger that will allow users to order a ride from within the Messenger...

    27. December 14, 2015

      Europe’s tech-mad teens face tighter parental controls

      European teenagers face having to secure parental permission to join the likes of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat...

    28. December 14, 2015

      NHS matches with Tinder to boost awareness of organ donation

      It has built its reputation on identifying romantic compatibility. Now Tinder has trained its sights on finding the...

    29. December 10, 2015

      Twitter targets users who never log in

      Twitter is to give companies the ability to advertise to the 500m people who visit the messaging site to read tweets...

    30. December 6, 2015

      Marketers still need to learn how not to annoy potential customers

      How many brands do you have in your kitchen, bathroom and office? The answer is probably somewhere between 500 and...

    31. December 6, 2015

      From ‘Yes we can’ to #JezWeCan victory

      Is Jeremy Corbyn Britain’s first digital party leader? The bearded 66-year-old Labour leader is more likely to be...

    32. November 26, 2015

      Social media is capitalism with a human face

      In 2012, the blog Gizmodo acqxuired a copy of Apple’s Genius training manual. There was a section on teaching...

    33. November 25, 2015

      Why everyone, including the jihadis of Isis, loves Telegram messaging

      I discovered Telegram on a recent trip to Saudi Arabia. Activists told me they had been migrating to the messaging site...

    34. November 24, 2015

      Bring back the dumbphones

      The mental tug to check my phone came as I was relaxing, feet up on the couch, after a long day at work. This normally...

    35. November 24, 2015

      UK watchdog examines insurers’ use of big data

      The use of big data by general insurers has drawn scrutiny from the UK financial watchdog, which is requesting...

    36. November 23, 2015

      Twitter tally at People’s Daily does not add up, say researchers

      The People’s Daily is one of the most successful broadsheets on social media but it turns out that the Communist...

    37. November 18, 2015

      Retail enters third phase of digital evolution

      A battle is raging between technology giants and retailers over who has the most compelling relationship with the...

    38. November 12, 2015

      Making news for the new world — Lionel Barber’s Polis Lecture at the LSE

      This is the text of a speech delivered by the editor of the Financial Times at the London School of Economics on...

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