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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?
Fri 24 Aug 2018
Why are people spending real money to buy land that only exists in virtual reality?
Fri 17 Aug 2018
The online conspiracy theory that is firing up supporters of President Trump
Fri 3 Aug 2018
JD and Arabella Daho have huge followings online – but how has that affected their lives?
Fri 10 Aug 2018
An update on the people behind a paranoid conspiracy theory
Fri 27 Jul 2018
We continue to look at the global effect of #MeToo
Fri 20 Jul 2018
It has changed the conversation about sexual assault - but what’s ahead for #MeToo?
Fri 6 Jul 2018
The world of funny viral images and videos is being hacked by fringe groups.
Fri 29 Jun 2018
Five Swedish pensioners test their aim at a professional eSports tournament.
Fri 22 Jun 2018
One short message led to a Twitter ban – and highlighted a much bigger online battle
Fri 15 Jun 2018
One man who’s made hundreds of thousands of edits has riled up anti-war activists.
Fri 8 Jun 2018
Anna Scanlon found a home on vegan YouTube. But suddenly it all changed.
Fri 25 May 2018
Who is spreading fake news in advance of elections in Mexico?
Sat 18 Mar 2017
Nigeria’s transgender community speak to us about secret online groups
Sat 18 Feb 2017
We investigate the dirty tricks used online by Antifascists and the Alt.Right in the US
Sat 11 Feb 2017
Explaining the stories the world is sharing
Sat 3 Sep 2016
Happy couples in Shanghai are getting divorced to buy homes more cheaply
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