The fake ‘kitchen hacks’ with billions of views

Videos showing off “kitchen hacks” and baking ideas have clocked up billions of views – but do all the tips featured actually work? BBC Click’s Chris Fox tried out recipes

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New Twitter filter deletes naked pictures from messages

Image copyright Twitter A new social media filter has been launched to prevent users from receiving unsolicited naked pictures. On Friday the plugin – called Safe DM – which blocks

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Facebook say influencer memes are not political ads

Image copyright Instagram Facebook will not include sponsored political posts by social media stars in its political ad library, the company has confirmed. The company currently updates a public list

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Huawei labels US call intercept claims as ‘utter nonsense’

Image copyright Getty Images Huawei has hit back at allegations that it has secret “back doors” into mobile networks around the world, labelling it as “complete and utter nonsense”. US

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Redcar cyber-attack: council using pen and paper

Image copyright Getty Images More than 135,000 UK residents have been without online public services for nearly a week, as their council struggles with a cyber-attack. Redcar and Cleveland Borough

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Fortnite boss says game loot boxes ’cause harm’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fortnite’s “loot llamas” offer players random items for a price Epic Games’s co-founder has called for the end of pay-to-play “loot boxes” in video

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Facebook removes ‘foreign interference’ operations from Iran and Russia

Image copyright FACEBOOK Image caption Facebook said both operations acted “on behalf of a government or foreign actor” Facebook has removed two separate networks of fake accounts originating in Iran

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Consumer contract changes ‘could save customers money’

Image copyright Getty Images Broadband, TV and phone customers will be given the chance to avoid hefty price hikes when their contracts end under rules taking effect on Saturday. UK

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Would you trust a vet to diagnose your pet by video?

Image copyright Michelle Keith Image caption Michelle Keith and Dinah Michelle Keith was distressed last April when her basset hound puppy ate some of the big chocolate Easter eggs she

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Amazon wins injunction in US ‘Jedi’ contract fight

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Pentagon contract will be worth $10bn over the next 10 years A judge has hit pause on a major US government contract in

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