social media podcasts

Is Facebook spying on you?

It is one of the most widely held conspiracy theories in tech: could Facebook be listening to its...

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Going viral: fake news and Covid-19

An avalanche of misinformation, fake news and hoaxes are being shared widely online as people...

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Bernie Sanders' digital director talks strategy – Chips with Everything tech podcast

We speak to Kenneth Pennington, digital director for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign

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What's up with WhatsApp? Why millions of users are shifting to new platforms

A routine update to WhatsApp’s privacy policy resulted in a public relations fiasco earlier...

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The people's memes: how social media and populism are changing our lives – tech podcast

How social media and populism are coupling in new and powerful ways – and changing our lives in...

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10 years of Instagram: how it has transformed our lives

This October marks 10 years since the launch of Instagram. Tech journalist Sarah Frier looks at...

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Inside Hillary Clinton's social media campaign for the White House – tech podcast

Hillary Clinton’s former deputy social media director, Emmy Bengtson, opens up about her...

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In conversation with Jia Tolentino

Jia Tolentino, described as one of the world’s greatest young essayists, discusses how the age of...

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The reality of reality TV - podcast

Following the death of Love Island’s Mike Thalassitis, Jonny Mitchell, a friend and former...

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Why has the Brazilian butt lift become so popular? – podcast

The Brazilian butt lift (BBL) has become the world’s fastest growing cosmetic surgery,...

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Is it possible to make the internet safe for children? – podcast

A new design code for websites, aimed at children, will soon come into force. How much difference...

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The whistleblower who plunged Facebook into crisis

After a set of leaks last month that represented the most damaging insight into Facebook’s...

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Going viral: the victims of online conspiracy theories

What is it like to be the focus of an online conspiracy theory that goes viral? Four people whose...

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The first social media suicide – audio Long Read podcast

In May of last year, a teenager in a dreary suburb of Paris live-streamed her own suicide – and...

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Instagram Success Story - Photographer Ron Timehin

Ron Timehin thought he would work in the music industry, but he went a completely different...

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Building a Community - Social Media Consultant Tia Myers

After being made redundant Tia Myers didn't just take her experience of social media and start...

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How technology disrupted the truth – podcast

Social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and...

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Using comedy to engage your audience with Jack Kester Milner | #46

So on this weeks episode I am joined by Jack Kester Milner. Jack’s career history includes an...

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123 Hani Mourra - Softwarepreneur

Hani Mourra is a Dad, Softwareprenuer, and the Founder of Simple Press Plugins. He is the...

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Why the free content era has to end – tech podcast

Author Tim Wu on how the early utopian potential of the internet gave way to naked capitalism

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