Picture is forwarded over 2m times on Twitter, highlighting a phenomenon becoming increasingly popular in Britain
Getty Images attempts to seize its place in the social web – to the chagrin of its photographers, writes Alex Hern
Leo Benedictus: One in every 13 tweets contains a rude word. But what are people's favourites – and which ones do women use more than men?
ITV show notched up 4.17m Twitter comments with One Direction's Harry Styles getting 155,000 retweets. By Mark Sweney
Police inspector's account was suspended following allegations that he had made inappropriate use of social media
Mary O'Hara: Mental illness and policing is an extremely sensitive area, and social media can play a positive role
Food blogger who won fame with her cheap recipes speaks about why she resisted the overtures of Hollywood
The blogger behind A Girl Called Jack on food poverty, bullying and standing up to Richard Littlejohn. Interview by Tim Adams
Collaborative publishing website Medium, which aims to reinvent the blog, secures first external investment. By Ben Cardew
International Studies Association considers blog bar on its journal editors
Professors criticise the International Studies Association's suggested ban as 'antithetical to the entire academic enterprise'
Dave Winer, Megan Hourihan and Justin Hall share their thoughts on the transformation of the web from 'small village' to 'megalopolis'
Mary O'Hara: Charlotte Walker, aka the Bipolar Blogger, on why the government's good intentions on mental health aren't enough
Daniel Maier knows what he doesn't like on the social network and has taken the time to compile it. If you really want to RT hard, you need to avoid the following cliches. #justsayin