In-depth reporting on the world of social media.
The Christchurch shooter was inspired by extreme online culture. Where does it come from?
Fri 15 Mar 2019
An anti-fascist activist meets a far-right Proud Boy. Will they agree on anything?
Fri 8 Mar 2019
Who are the Americans taking their politics to the streets – even when it means violence?
Fri 1 Mar 2019
After she got a death threat, Ginger Gorman dove headfirst into the world of trolls
Fri 22 Feb 2019
Two men hacked printers and TVs in an effort to help their You Tube hero
Fri 15 Feb 2019
A Facebook page aims to cover one of the world’s most repressive countries: Eritrea
Fri 8 Feb 2019
After a teenager was murdered in Berlin, activists spread rumours and fake news online
Fri 1 Feb 2019
After an ex targeted her, Carrie Goldberg started a law firm to combat revenge porn
Fri 25 Jan 2019
How a viral thread caused big problems for Instagram influencer Caroline Calloway
Fri 18 Jan 2019
We investigate how and why a nutrition study spiralled out of control
Fri 11 Jan 2019
Why are many Spotify users claiming the music was forced onto them?
Fri 4 Jan 2019
We meet investigators looking into social media manipulation by Russia and others
Fri 28 Dec 2018
The stories, trends, and conversations likely to shape social media in 2019.
Fri 21 Dec 2018
BBC Trending’s highlights from the past year of covering social media
Fri 14 Dec 2018
Some YouTube stars continue to encourage cheating by promoting essay-writing services
Fri 7 Dec 2018
The photo network’s filters don’t always halt posts that can promote anorexia and bulimia
Fri 30 Nov 2018
An anonymous website spent thousands on pro-Brexit political ads on social media
Fri 23 Nov 2018
We investigate criminals who use your password to threaten to expose you on social media
Fri 16 Nov 2018
How a rumour led to the lynching of two innocent men in Mexico
Fri 9 Nov 2018
Hundreds of suicides were linked to the “Blue Whale Challenge” – but what’s the truth?
Fri 2 Nov 2018
The conclusion of our story about two men on opposing sides in the war against fake news
Fri 26 Oct 2018
Trending meets two men who appear to be on opposing sides in the war against fake news
Fri 19 Oct 2018
A protest against men on public transport goes viral – but is it Kremlin propaganda?
Fri 12 Oct 2018
In one city plagued by motorbike theft, volunteers are trying tracking down stolen bikes
Fri 5 Oct 2018
They decide what you can and can’t see. Who are Facebook’s content moderators?
Fri 28 Sep 2018
A BBC team used open-source info to find out who was responsible for a shocking crime
Fri 21 Sep 2018
Do dieting influencers and communities help or hurt when you’re trying to get in shape?
Fri 14 Sep 2018
Why are some Russians put on extremist watch lists for saving or posting memes online?
Fri 7 Sep 2018
How Facebook’s dream of a more open and connected world turned into a nightmare
Fri 31 Aug 2018
How do you know when someone’s selling you something on social media?
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