Digital video

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Pass the green screen, granny! The comics pushing homemade videos to new heights
Comedians’ old YouTube skits are enjoying a revival in lockdown. And now standups are returning to online video – to push its possibilities even further

Rachael Healy

12, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Zumping: the rise of Zoom breakups
The search for love continues – and so does the ending of once-promising relationships. Now, though, all this is happening via videoconference

13, Apr, 2020 @4:06 PM

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Do you know how Zoom is using your data? Here's why you should | Arwa Mahdawi
The video-call provider has apologised for sending data to Facebook without users’ permission, showing that we must be vigilant about the tech we use, says Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

01, Apr, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Zoom booms as demand for video-conferencing tech grows
Estimated net worth of founder has increased by more than $4bn since coronavirus crisis started

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

31, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Zoom: the $29bn video-call app you’d never heard of until coronavirus
The digital conferencing tool has taken off thanks to physical distancing across the globe. Just watch out for the 40-minute limit and pornography trolls

25, Mar, 2020 @12:20 PM

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The cultural pioneers bringing oral storytelling to the next generation
With an immersive show now open at Carriageworks, Bangarra dance company is one of many Indigenous groups harnessing the power of digital art

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

04, Dec, 2019 @5:00 PM

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What do we do about deepfake video?
Deepfake – the ability of AI to fabricate apparently real footage of people – is a growing problem with implications for us all

Tom Chivers

23, Jun, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone
Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studio

Dan Hett

23, May, 2019 @8:00 AM

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BBC, ITV and Channel 4 in talks to create UK streaming service
NBC Universal also believed to be involved in discussions on how to combat Netflix and Amazon

Mark Sweney

07, May, 2018 @2:47 PM

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Video evidence is taking over – and damaging the credibility of our courts
The technology has become widespread in the UK. But it is notoriously unreliable – and the testimonies can be misleading


17, Mar, 2018 @10:20 AM

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Facebook faces calls for greater transparency amid 'fake news' row
The social media company has angered advertisers after admitting it made errors in the way it measures ad activity

Mark Sweney and Jasper Jackson

17, Nov, 2016 @3:59 PM

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Vine stars mourn the app that brought them their six seconds of fame
The constraint of the format fostered a new type of creativity for comedians, actors and artists, who have to move on to new platforms now that Vine is dead

Olivia Solon in San Francisco

28, Oct, 2016 @11:00 AM

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