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Will Ireland’s corporation tax rise see tech companies leave Dublin?
Analysts question if Dublin’s reputation as a leading tech hub could be undermined by new 15% tax rate

Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

23, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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British Somali TikTok star delights in Nimco Happy’s viral success
Multilingual love song Isii Nafta has spread like wildfire on social media, cheering the Somali community

Aamna Mohdin

23, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Concetta Caristo: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
In this column we ask funny people for the best online ephemera to brighten our day. Concetta Caristo starts by casting her mind back to high school

Concetta Caristo

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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TechScape: From Friends to Squid Game – why Netflix viewing figures matter
Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: the problem with the streaming company’s outlandish claims

Jim Waterson

20, Oct, 2021 @10:44 AM

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Morgan Bullock: ‘I watched Riverdance and never saw somebody who looked like me’
The Virginia-born Irish dancer explains how posting a TikTok video on her mum’s advice led to an invitation to join the hit show’s 25th-anniversary cast

Hollie Geraghty

20, Oct, 2021 @9:52 AM

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Women on reality TV shows get far more abuse online than men – study
Analysis of posts on several social media platforms also reveals recurrence of gendered tropes

Rachel Hall

18, Oct, 2021 @4:54 PM

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‘It spreads like a disease’: how pro-eating-disorder videos reach teens on TikTok
Although the platform bans content promoting dangerous weight loss, hashtags such as #skinnycheck can still be found

Kari Paul

16, Oct, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Pearson and Simon Fuller join forces to set up Academy of Pop
Firm’s venture with ex-Spice Girls manager will launch in Hollywood in 2022, in person and online

Mark Sweney

15, Oct, 2021 @9:39 AM

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PinkPantheress: ‘Music’s been the same for so long. Can we get something else?’
After uploading her tracks online, the UK singer-producer thought the industry was a closed shop. Then she turned to TikTok ...

Christine Ochefu

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Extravagant eye bags: how extreme exhaustion became this year’s hottest look
Celebrities at the Met Gala bejewelled their fake dark circles – but a heavy work schedule and horribly late nights will do the business for the rest of us

13, Oct, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Snapchat outage leaves users unable to send or receive messages
Difficulty accessing app comes at bad time for platform in fight against TikTok

Ben Quinn

13, Oct, 2021 @3:43 PM

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Social media ‘bringing antisemitic ideas to new generation’
Antisemitism ‘allowed to flourish’ on platforms whose users are mainly younger people, says research

Ben Quinn

13, Oct, 2021 @2:02 PM

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