Social media

By Dominic Ponsford 12 April 13:04
The Guardian has published research revealing that of the ten most abused writers in its online comments: eight are women and two are black men.
By John Reynolds 07 April 9:55
Storyful, which describes itself as a social news agency, is beefing up its operations in the UK by launching a dedicated news channel, as it looks to attract new publishers to sign up to its social media verification service.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 March 16:44
Economist deputy editor and head of digital strategy Tom Standage has revealed some of the secrets behind his title’s 35m-strong social media following.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 March 9:14
Twitter marked its tenth anniversary today and claimed that 59 per cent of UK Twitter users the site to follow news brands or journalists.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 February 8:55
A local news website with a focus on social media is to close with the loss of five jobs.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 January 14:14
Martin Belam is returning to The Guardian as social and new formats editor.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 January 9:20
Twitter has declined to explain why it has threatened a UK journalist with suspension from the network.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 October 10:41
Former Sun editor David Dinsmore said this morning that the last UK General Election proved to him that newspapers trump social media in terms of influence.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 October 13:41

Michael Jackson’s nephew has had an accuracy complaint against the Daily Mirror over a story headlined “Jacko’s £134m hush money” rejected by press regulator IPSO.

By Dominic Ponsford 01 October 9:46
Trinity Mirror has rolled back a policy of only allowing members of Facebook to comment on website stories.
By David Knowles 16 September 15:11
Facebook's launch of what is being described as a "dislike button" could be a "game-changer for the media", according to one expert.
By David Knowles 16 September 9:28
All four political parties in the Welsh Assembly have condemned Trinity Mirror's plans to give journalists individual audience targets.
By David Knowles 09 September 13:02
Hyperlocal publishers should have the opportunity to sell credited content to the BBC, according to a new report.
By Conori Bell-Bhuiyan 18 August 9:45
By William Turvill 24 June 10:34
A study has found that The Independent is the most talked-about UK newspaper on social media.
By William Turvill 16 June 12:57
A survey of more than 2,000 UK adults found that 75 per cent would not pay for online news at any price. (Picture: Shutterstock)
By William Turvill 03 June 11:09
A BBC journalist's Twitter account falsely reported that the Queen hospitalised.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 May 10:23
UK adults say they are now twice as likely to look at news websites on a smartphone than they are a desktop computer.
By William Turvill 24 April 16:00
A Johnston Press hashtag, #WhatMattersToMe, will feature as Twitter's top promoted trend all day on Monday in a joint venture.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 April 15:00
An as-yet unpublished investigation by Buzzfeed has harmed the business of a news agency which sees itself as the 'main competitor' for the website in the UK.