Girls’ much-higher rate of depression than boys is closely linked to the greater time they spend on social media, and online bullying and poor sleep are the main culprits for their low mood, new research reveals.
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Children as young as 14 are making thousands of pounds a week as part of a global hacking network built around the popular video game Fortnite.
About 20 hackers told the BBC they were stealing the private gaming accounts of players and reselling them online.
"The email said that my password had been changed and two-factor authentication had been added by someone else. It felt horrible," he recalled.
Two-factor authentication meant his account could only be accessed by entering a code sent to an email address or app registered by the perpetrator.
You can learn how to use two factor authentication for Fortnite here
A House of Commons committee has announced plans to investigate the growth of “immersive and addictive technologies”, to advise the government on how to create policy and regulation that can protect the public from the negative effects of digitisation and “gamification”.
Surgeons were forced to amputate the leg of a man who fell onto railway tracks while playing Pokemon Go.
An academy has apologised to parents and pupils after a 16-year-old logged into a school laptop and downloaded pupils' personal data and shared it.
The boy, who attends Ormiston Rivers Academy in Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, obtained the details of Year 11 pupils after using a teacher's laptop.
A bank customer was tricked into transferring money by fraudsters who pretended to be responding to his angry Twitter post about poor service.
Writer Mike Tinmouth was furious with the process and time taken to open a business account with Barclays.
He expressed his frustration in a public tweet - which was seized on by fraudsters who posed as the bank in an attempt to trick him out of £8,000.