Z is for Zynga

March 28th, 2014

Zynga, the company behind hit games such as Farmville, has faced a declining number of customers and a disastrous IPO.

Y is for Y2K

March 21st, 2014

The Y2K myth had the world clamouring for answers as the ‘Millennium Bug’ spread like wildfire across AOL chats, message boards, and early websites.

X is for XKCD

March 14th, 2014

Popular pop-culture laden comic strip XKCD began as a hobby and has become a mainstay in our internet culture.

W is for Wikipedia

February 21st, 2014

Many of us really wouldn’t know what to do without Wikipedia.

V is for Vine

January 31st, 2014

Vine, the six second video app, has become a global phenomenon and a platform for cats and narcissists.

U is for Unidan

January 24th, 2014

Meet Ben Eisenkop, a nitrogen biogeochemist and an internet megastar – known throughout the web as reddit user “unidan”.

T is for Trolls

January 17th, 2014

Trolling can be as diverse as the internet itself – from the people who do the trolling and what they do to get a reaction. Best not to feed them.

S is for Selfie

January 10th, 2014

Like it or not, the selfie is here to stay.

R is for Reddit

January 3rd, 2014

Reddit is home to some truly amazing communities, as well as photos of dead children and hardcore porn. Jeremy Wilson brings you up to speed on the front page of the internet.

Q is for Quora

December 27th, 2013

Quora, the much-imitated question and answer site beloved of Silicon Valley, has become the best place to find out what Ashton Kutcher considers the best hangover cure.

P is for Pokémon

December 22nd, 2013

Pokémon remans a global phenomenon, eighteen years after the original GameBoy game was released. Just as the comic books, cards and television shows have spread across the internet, so have rumours of Nazi symbols and racist imagery.

O is for One Direction

December 14th, 2013

One Direction rose to fame thanks to their insightful lyrics and complex personalities.

N is for Nyan Cat

December 6th, 2013

Nyan cat is an important web phenomenon.

M is for My Little Pony

November 29th, 2013

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic was supposed to be a cute cartoon for young girls. Then the internet ruined it.

L is for Ladyboners

November 22nd, 2013

It’s not just women who are being objectified online – men are also objects of desire, as the ladyboners prove.

K is for Kim Dotcom

November 16th, 2013

Kim Dotcom is one of the internet’s most extravagant personalities, collecting controversy at a similar rate to which he collects names and court cases.

J is for Julian Assange

November 10th, 2013

Now that Wikileaks is essentially dead and buried, Julian Assange is embarking on a new career as a friend to famous people and all-round celebrity.

I is for Illuminati

November 1st, 2013

The Illuminati control the world and are beginning to insert symbols into rap videos. Or at least, that’s what the internet says.

H is for Habbo Hotel

October 25th, 2013

Online children’s game Habbo Hotel was meant to a safe environoment. But, well, it’s not – at all.

G is for r/gonewild

October 18th, 2013

Reddit’s Gonewild community has become the place of choice for people to share their nude photos on the internet.

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