• Cyber-bullying relatively rare, says study

    12 July 2017 BBC News


    Cyber-bullying is far less common than "traditional" face-to-face bullying, according to an academic survey of more than 120,000 English 15-year-olds.

  • Continent risks fading from digital knowledge economy

    30 June 2017 University World News


    The rapid growth of internet use on the African continent has sparked hopes for the democratisation of knowledge production, but recent research suggests that connectivity is not enough to boost Africa’s position in the knowledge economy.

  • Moral Philosophy for the Internet

    28 June 2017 BBC Radio 4


    Mariarosaria Taddeo is a witness on BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze, discussing whether we need a new moral philosophy for the Internet.

  • Five ways politicians can win over young voters

    25 June 2017 BBC News


    Surveillance, misuse of data, privacy and hacking are all issues that Dr Huw Davies of the Oxford Internet Institute believes young voters of the future will be concerned about.

  • ‘Bots used to bias online political chats’

    21 June 2017 BBC News


    If you've been chatting about politics on social media recently, there's a good chance you've been part of a conversation that was manipulated by bots, researchers say.