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The 23-year-old fixing the world of online debate
How do you get people to talk to each other politely on the internet?
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Wael Ghonim was behind a Facebook page that called people to Tahrir Square in 2011.
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“Sympathy scammers” are exploiting online support for Sudanese protesters.
The Emirati women fleeing their faith and family
Why are women from the United Arab Emirates fleeing their country?
Is YouTube to blame for the rise of flat Earth?
The social media giant is accused of promoting videos arguing the Earth isn't round.
How influential is a pro-Trump conspiracy theory?
We find out how QAnon may affect next year’s US presidential election.
What happens after you go viral?
Two stories about social media storms. What happened after the crowds moved on?
Can YouTube be trusted?
YouTube responds to accusations it has allowed harmful content to spread on its platform.
The people who want humans to stop having babies
Who are the “anti-natalists” and why do they want the gradual extinction of humanity?
Facebook’s market for illicit antiquities
Do platforms like Facebook facilitate the illegal trafficking of art and artefacts?
We were promised a baby on Instagram
How a scammer used social media to promise babies to adoptive couples.
Living with China’s social media censorship
How do Chinese social media users navigate government censorship?
The hunt for red mercury
A substance with allegedly magical properties is being sold online…only it doesn’t exist.
Algeria’s disinformation battle
Fake news and web trolls have been shaping the conversation about Algeria's future.
The problem with the viral celery juice ‘cure’
An influencer claims he can help cure chronic illnesses by getting advice from spirits.