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BBC reports rise in fake news, with no sense of irony


The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee has warned that democracy is under threat from online fake news; as opposed to the legitimate fake news in our print or … Continue reading

August 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Wetherspoon bans reading


Following their decision to withdraw from social media, the pub chain has signalled its intention to roll back on the industrial age, medieval agrarian reform and ‘washing in winter’.  A … Continue reading

May 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Facebook still can’t get you to ‘like’ your niece’s photo


While data-mining has been used to influence voting habits, consumerism and ‘the colour of rainbows’, Facebook has admitted that no one really cares about your cousin’s week long birthday celebration.  … Continue reading

April 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Kids’ Facebook ‘ideal’ for imaginary friends


The social network has announced it intends to target under 13’s who have friends that are ‘as fictitious as Facebook’s own tax returns’.  This lucrative market would allow a kid … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

126m Facebook users check out Russia’s relationship status


Evidence has emerged that millions of Americans are now stalking Russia online, desperate to know who they are dating and when they attended Novosibirsk State University.  Just like a creepy-ex, … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

 Facebook trademarks the word ‘book’


Having used its brand of Instagram to sue makers of the app Littergram, Facebook has demanded naming rights to any book-related suffix; including scrap books, match books and cheque books.  … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

CIA criticised for ‘sexting’ Bin Laden


Having provoked outrage by live-tweeting the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the CIA have now had to apologise for series of explicit ‘d@$k pics’ from the early 80s – when … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Facebook taxed £1 for every sincere comment


Today HM Revenue & Customs (HRMC) defended their decision to levy £4,327 from Facebook in 2014, based on the social network giant’s contribution to the ‘sum of human kindness’.  HRMC … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tories blow £1m on FarmVille‏


It has been revealed that the Conservative Party is paying £100,000 a month to Facebook in order to subsidize David Cameron’s addiction with growing virtual crops. So engrossed in developing … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

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