Data dealings: how social media treats people data

Mark Zuckerberg testifying in court after data scandal

People data from social media could further the understanding of economies and societies, but first we must explore why different motives for sharing data on various platforms may skew our insights

Computers with a sense of humour?

Computers are learning about sarcasm, spotting the difference between English and American, and getting to grips with previously undecipherable data, writes Charles Orton-Jones