Clinically speaking, you can't become addicted to a device, but you can develop behavioural addictions to smartphone functions.
While politicians argue endlessly over gun control, here are 10 practical ways the rest of us can work to prevent school shootings.
The Canadian author made the mistake of questioning the #MeToo campaign and was savaged on social media.
Facebook is unwittingly helping fuel a genocide against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. Does Cuba’s internet model provide lessons to manage social media amid political chaos?
Social media companies arose from libertarian, free-market origins but must embrace social benefits and democracy to survive.
Parents should ask their teens to show them how they use social media and how it works so they can have conversations about what the risks are and how to reduce them.
Companies and governments should do more to prevent 'revenge porn' without asking potential victims to send their nude photos to Facebook.
In a fight for the global flow of information, social media firms must be regulated. Their billions of dollars in revenue put their financial interests in conflict with truth and democracy.
Parents can cause privacy problems by oversharing their child's pictures online.
The online abuse of journalists is increasingly leading to self-censorship and websites abandoning the comment function altogether
Facebook has been used at times for antisocial behavior. However, such behaviors are neither unique nor new.