Trending meets two men who appear to be on opposing sides in the war against fake news
The Faker and the Fact Checker
When The Faker Met The Fact Checker
The conclusion of our story about two men on opposing sides in the war against fake news
The Truth Behind a So-Called 'Suicide Game’
Hundreds of suicides were linked to the “Blue Whale Challenge” – but what’s the truth?
Killed Because of Fake News on WhatsApp
How a rumour led to the lynching of two innocent men in Mexico
The Sextortion Scammers
We investigate criminals who use your password to threaten to expose you on social media
The Shadowy Website Running Political Ads on Facebook
An anonymous website spent thousands on pro-Brexit political ads on social media
The Best of Trending 2018
BBC Trending’s highlights from the past year of covering social media
Do Instagram Hashtags Promote Eating Disorders?
The photo network’s filters don’t always halt posts that can promote anorexia and bulimia
What Will 2019 Look Like on Social Media?
The stories, trends, and conversations likely to shape social media in 2019.
The YouTube Stars Selling Cheating - Update
Some YouTube stars continue to encourage cheating by promoting essay-writing services
What Do We Really Know About Russian Disinformation?
We meet investigators looking into social media manipulation by Russia and others
Mystery Music ‘Forced’ onto Streamers
Why are many Spotify users claiming the music was forced onto them?
How an Online Video Shut Down a Multimillion Dollar Experiment
We investigate how and why a nutrition study spiralled out of control
Gardening advice from the county's top gardening team.
Dig it - the gardening phone-in with Joe Talbot. Call 0800 232 1045 for green advice.
David Attenborough introduces the Quetzalcoatlus: the largest flying animal ever to exist.
Anna Perrott sits in (20/01/2019)
Anna Perrott sits in. Nature, farming, food and gardening expertise and advice.
Chris Anderson talks to ‘godfather' of behavioural economics, Daniel Kahneman.