Rather than telling young people not to sext, we should encourage them to think about sexting as part of a broader negotiation of intimate relationships.
What harm could a simple Tweet possibly have on the performance of an Olympian? More than you might think. Social media can be a distraction that impacts the performance of some athletes.
It is no accident that practices of meditation and mindfulness have become so ubiquitous in our neoliberal times.
Social media posts since Gerald Stanley’s acquittal have been saturated with vitriolic rants and myths. If reconciliation is to be more than an aspiration, settlers must acknowledge our culpability.
Clinically speaking, you can't become addicted to a device, but you can develop behavioural addictions to smartphone functions.
The law around 'sexting' needs to be overhauled as the way young people communicate changes and evolves.
Cyberbullying has become destructive and feels unstoppable. Here is a five-step technique for dealing with it.
Thirteen Russians were charged Friday with using social media to interfere with the 2016 election. A media expert explains why this should not lead to government regulation of social media.
The mozzies are coming! A mosquito emoji will be available on your devices in mid 2018, providing a new angle for communicating the science and health implications of these very dangerous insects.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
As politicians grapple with the fall-out from social media missteps, the public turns back to traditional media for trustworthy news.
Seven rules for break up in the digital age.
New, extreme levels of censorship in Turkey could lead to waves of digital activism by tech-savvy generations.
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.
After the hashtag #MeTooInChina was blocked by Chinese authorities in mid-January, social media users made creative use of nicknames and emojis to evade censorship and highlight harassment.
Shaming your child for bullying behaviour won't help stop it.
More and more, news items, adverts and posts by friends are blurred in Facebook's interface. This all merges into a single stream of information.
Bots, brand jackers, big shots, as well as traditional businesses all bossed the Super Bowl social media space.
Companies are now tracking how consumers react on social media to Super Bowl ads. They’re also studying how the brain responds to them. Could personalized Super Bowl ads be on the horizon?
It's widely accepted that young people living in children's homes or foster care are vulnerable to mental illness, but new research shows that social media can actually help.