Is Social Media Turning People Into Narcissists?

Social media has revolutionised how we communicate. In this series, we look at how it has changed the media, politics, health, education and the law. There has been a massive increase in the use of social media – from being almost non-existent 15 years ago, it now takes up a major part of our livesContinue reading “Is Social Media Turning People Into Narcissists?”

Hacked By Your Fridge

The past few weeks have seen a remarkable and somewhat alarming development in cyber security. It comes in the wake of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that has forced a rethink of how we can deal with attacks of this nature in the future. The attack was aimed at the Krebs on SecurityContinue reading “Hacked By Your Fridge”

Don’t Feed The Trolls

Almost half the population of the planet now has access to the internet, with about one in three of those people regularly active on social media. But this increased opportunity to socialise and communicate in a virtual environment has offered new avenues for antisocial behaviour. The problem of cyberbullying has received considerable research attention. However,Continue reading “Don’t Feed The Trolls”