The power of players extends well beyond on-field actions.
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NFL players, historically losers in power struggles with team owners, can retake control of the kneeling-protest issue if they use social media to connect with the public.
Roseanne Barr’s eponymous show was cancelled because of a racist tweet.
ABC's cancellation of the hit reboot Roseanne because of its star's racist tweet raises complex questions about freedom of speech and the line between public and private selves in the age of social media.
So long Roseanne?
Incidents that may have been mere hiccups a few years ago can go viral in an instant today. ABC seems to have learned from the mistakes of others.
Populists like Donald Trump have used Twitter to his enormous political advantage. But the popular social media platform is failing to bring to heel the bots and fake accounts that can and have interfered with democracy.
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Bots and fake accounts on Twitter helped sway the U.S. presidential election in 2016. Here's how the social media platform has purportedly tried, and failed, to combat threats to democracy.
Omega-3 fats can be found in many food sources, including salmon, flax seeds and walnuts as well as over-the-counter supplements.
A new study shows that most young adults know about the connection between omega-3 fats and brain and heart health. Despite this, only two out of five reported buying or eating omega-3 foods.
The president uses his Twitter feed to make official announcements.
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A Twitter account used for official purposes is a public forum protected by the First Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled.
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How social media is beginning to shape the way the public commemorates tragedies like the Manchester attack.
The data you create when using the internet can actually be used to discriminate against you.
Facebook has released the first batch of data about how many abusive or violent posts it has removed.
Information warfare in cyberspace could replace reason and reality with rage and fantasy.
Simulation models show just how effectively fake news and propaganda can shift opinions.
The link between exposure to online content and radicalisation to violence is ambiguous.
The internet may provide the forum, but radicalisation remains a social process.
Nathan Trent from Austria performs Running On Air during the Grand Final of the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest in 2017.
Eurovision Song Contest fandom on social media is giving LGBT issues a global platform.
Social media platforms have given a new generation voice and influence for civic good.
The activism of the Parkland teens is a reminder of where social media gets it right. We mustn't forget them in our rush to regulate.
Being in a park tends to make people feel more positive, although the time of day and the season also affect their moods.
The positive mood of tweets varies with time of day and season, but it's consistently higher in parks than in built-up areas, where people are more likely to express anger and fears.
Six things you can do to control your social media addiction.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a hearing on Facebook: Transparency and Use of Consumer Data on Capitol Hill in April 2018.
Facebook grapples with balancing the privacy needs of users with needs of the research community.
Personalisation has made decisions easier and quicker – but it is still large corporations, rather than individual users, who benefit most.
Most mental illnesses begin before or during young adulthood, and a quarter of young Canadians have both a mood or anxiety disorder and a substance-abuse problem.
Today's students are at increasingly high risk for mental health diagnoses. Universities need to step up.
Facebook is not just in the business of providing you with a service. It is also in the business of farming your data.
Urban Light by Christ Burden at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Rabbit Town displays a similar installation that allegedly copies Burden’s work.
Travelling will never be the same with the advances of communication technology. The recently opened theme park Rabbit Town shows this.