A new study of 'clean eating' posts on Instagram has found that men - and muscles - feature more prominently than women.
There's a psychological reason why it's so hard to switch off from the Kardashians – they are master media manipulators.
Six things you can do to control your social media addiction.
Several critical Canadian elections are ahead. Here's what governments and social media companies must do to assure Canadians that their online personal data won't be used to manipulate results.
Parents – stop panicking. Teens use secondary Instagram accounts not to be sneaky, but to show their "non-polished" selves and connect with small groups of true friends.
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.
Cyberbullying is everywhere and is not going away - so what do bullies specifically do?
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
Eating laundry detergent capsules online is not the fault of the younger generation. In modern society, attention is power.
Social media can act like an online CV, so be careful what you share.
Technology has changed the way we travel. While social media can be a useful tourism tool, we need more education to ensure 'selfie tourism' doesn't become the norm.
We often hear reports of the effect of social media on teens' mental health. So what does the science say about it?
The term "social network" has become commonplace, but those who use it to designate Facebook or Instagram often ignore its origin and true meaning.
The 'bikini bridge' may have been a hoax, but its damage to women's body image was real, demonstrating yet again the disturbing set of pressures social media places on young women.,
The UK has the highest rates of self-harm in Europe.
While every other social media platform seeks to tie users in through content-rich profiles, the transient nature of Snaps means the company needs to find a new hook.
Parents can cause privacy problems by oversharing their child's pictures online.
Business Briefing: the ‘get rich quick scheme’ influencing what you buy.
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Even though online influencers might not be overtly endorsing a product, advertisers will still pay a lot to have something featured, even subtly, in a post.
Mining social media posts from tourism hotspots such as coral reefs could turn tourists into environmental citizen scientists without them even realising it.
Facebook's new video platform, Watch, suggests the social platform may have given up on copying Snapchat.