• Wagatha Christie, social media and the intricacies of libel

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    It was a very steep learning curve for the Instagram-shy judge My jaw is aching slightly, from clenching through the bits of the Wagatha Christie trial that involved educating the judge in matters of Instagram. Whole days in an oak-panelled room turned on nuance previously reserved for teenagers at bus stops. What it means when someone unfollows you, for your ego, for your social standing, for who you are as a human. Who follows whom and why, the shade when someone messages you and you know they're only pretending to be a mate and on and on, millions of pounds turning to dust as the...
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