World wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee also co-founded the Web Foundation

Earlier this year the world wide web – invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee – celebrated its 30th anniversary. This month the Web Foundation – also co-foun(...)

Irish users of social media platforms are already being targeted with ads online. Some ads are clearly attributed to registered campaigns, but many are devoid of information about who is behind them. Photograph: PA

Ads on social media are an effective way for companies to find customers. Platforms know each user’s age, location, gender, interests, family status a(...)