The online abuse of women by men is underpinned by the same gender norms and power structures as rape and sexual assault.
The problems high-profile defendants pose in receiving a fair trial are hardly new. But they are more pressing today than ever.
These attacks do not involve direct contact with terrorists in the Middle East. Instead, individuals already living in the US are learning the “how-tos” of jihad online.
After facing the US Congress the Facebook chief will have learned the easy part is over. From now on things will be tougher.
Facebook says it's going to continue to respond to widespread concerns about its practices and role in society. Researchers of privacy and online trust offer ideas for immediate action.
Not on Facebook? Well the social media giant could still have created a shadow profile for you, without your knowledge or permission.
Concerns that regulation could cement Facebook's market position don't account for the unique features of social media business models.
Experts reviewed more than five hours of testimony Facebook’s notoriously reserved CEO gave to Congress, searching for nonverbal clues to understand what he’s really thinking.
Twitter provides a low-cost, easy to access platform for teachers to connect with other teachers, gain support and find resources that fit their specific professional development needs.
For years, watchdogs have warned of the potential problems of sharing data with online companies. The Facebook data crisis has made these concerns much more real. What should be done now?
Voters can no longer check all the posts sent out by political parties in the past. That makes it harder to hold them to account.
Personality tests played a central role in the recent Facebook scandal over corporate harvesting of personal data. Why are businesses so interested in them?
Scholars discuss the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal: what happened, what's at stake, how to fix it, and what could come next.
A new report unpacks the complex role social media play in the lives of Indigenous Australians.
While often lumped with other European populist parties, Beppe Grillo's M5S is a movement of activist fans mobilized by the messages of his "celebrity brand".
Facebook must confront deep challenges if it's to become a force in the global fight against false narratives.
Electric vehicle racing is slower and quieter than conventional car racing. To make it interesting, organisers are allowing fans to choose by popular vote to give some drivers a power boost.
The Indonesian presidential election is almost here. What should we do to keep our relationships intact with friends and families with different political views.
A trend of defamation cases going digital has led to a review of defamation law in New South Wales.
Human rights abuses might be embedded in the business model that has evolved for social media companies in their second decade.