Social media stars seem to pay little attention to how influencer culture can affect other people’s lives. So it is with Facebook, which, it’s been revealed, knows its photo-sharing app Instagram is “toxic” for teen girls.
The right stokes fears around immigration, and the left refuses to acknowledge that it has any drawbacks. The truth is that immigration is both inevitable and occasionally problematic, but nuance doesn't sell papers.
Vaccines are a medical miracle. Vaccine mandates are also a massive infringement on personal choice. We need a proper and public cost benefit analysis to work out the best way forward; instead, we just have tribal yelling.
Following the chaos in Afghanistan, the hashtag activists of the world kicked into gear. They may genuinely care, but vapid posts about ‘togetherness’ bookended by bikini pics and brunch snaps aren't going to change anything.
Noor Mukadam was beaten, shot and decapitated by her partner after she ended their relationship. I live in Britain, but it was the misogyny in the land of my fathers that made me think twice about gender equality back at home.
A test of a new feature that asks users to report friends they suspect may be becoming an extremist has been greeted with horror from Facebook users. It’s a bizarre precedent that we should all be concerned about.
How we look – even though it is superficial and immutable – has a huge influence on whether we succeed or fail in life. So why is no one raging about lookism, rather than obsessing about racism or sexism?