Social media

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An as-yet unpublished investigation by Buzzfeed has harmed the business of a news agency which sees itself as the 'main competitor' for the website in the UK.
By Matthew Gilley 16 April 10:39
A new book about online research techniques - The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting - was released yesterday.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 April 14:29
A London-based news agency now has the biggest video news channel in the world on Youtube with more than 1m subscribers.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 April 9:47
A new report suggests that consumers are willing to pay little for news online – but that digital advertising is booming.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 April 9:25
The Oxford Mail used the new Twitter-owned app Periscope for the first time to live stream the bomb squad detonating an old mortar shell.
By Robert Griffiths 01 April 11:41
Press Association has partnered with Facebook produce its 2015 UK general election page, starting this week.
By Jon Bernstein 17 March 11:34
Last week Jay Lauf, the publisher of business news site Quartz, invited us to engage in a thought experiment. What would you do, he asked, if no one came to your site to read what you had written, watch what you’d filmed or listen to what you’d recorded?
By Dominic Ponsford 12 March 9:48
The Guardian has clarified a front-page story which claimed social media app Whisper was tracking the location of its users and sharing their data with the US government.
By William Turvill 09 March 16:39
Buzzfeed is to stream a live interview with the Prime Minister (pictured, Reuters) on its Facebook page.
By Jon Bernstein 30 January 10:11
Each January, the social media team at the New York Times takes a look back at the past 12 months on Twitter and shares some of the lessons learned.