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.
A Twitter account used for official purposes is a public forum protected by the First Amendment, a federal judge has ruled.
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.
Simulation models show just how effectively fake news and propaganda can shift opinions.
The internet may provide the forum, but radicalisation remains a social process.
Eurovision Song Contest fandom on social media is giving LGBT issues a global platform.
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.
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 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.
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.
Travelling will never be the same with the advances of communication technology. The recently opened theme park Rabbit Town shows this.
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.