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.
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.
Five years ago Ashleigh wouldn't have dreamed of sharing a selfie on Instagram.
But then she discovered Instagram's recovery community - other people like herself who posted about the highs and lows of living with an eating disorder.
Rumours of child abductors spread through WhatsApp in a small town in Mexico. The rumours were fake, but a mob burned two men to death before anyone checked.
Facebook has said that 8.7 million images of child nudity were removed by its moderators in just three months.
The social network said that it had developed new software to automatically flag possible sexualised images of children.