The social network giant is developing new software that could be used to help personalise learning in schools. It's a move that should have some worried they could lose business.
The EU’s highest court invalidated a key data sharing agreement between the union and the US, exposing the deep cultural clash over privacy and surveillance.
Online advertising is out of control: are Facebook's Instant Pages, Apple News, and Accelerated Mobile Pages the answer?
The media often paints social media as a dangerous place for young people, but the reality is far more complex and nuanced.
People with 'fake' identities can do harm but how widespread is so-called catfishing on social media?
While the timing of the planned forum is not ideal, it continues a long tradition of Chinese leaders engaging with US tech leaders and may prove beneficial to overall relations.
Social media like Twitter could help improve politics by providing 'government in public'.
The social media giant says it takes online abuse seriously. But there are calls for it to do more amid reports it's not doing enough to deal with threats or abuse.
At long last, Facebook looks on the verge of releasing an alternative to the ubiquitous 'Like' button. After years of users clamoring for one, here's why the time might be right.
For millions of South Africans, access to data for the internet is a luxury.
A web obsessed with gathering data about our habits becomes less valuable to us, showing us only more and more of the same.
What does Facebook's new AI digital assistant bring to the party that rivals haven't got? Humans.
Libraries are warm, dry and safe spaces with free Internet, which many people need. But academics and researchers in the 21st century can get along very well without them.
The data tell the story: mobile ads work.
While the case of Lyudmila Savchuk might have highlighted a major push by the Kremlin to control online opinion, the reality on the ground does not look good for Putin.
Baseless claims about the damage done to kids' development create needless panic. And they distract from legitimate, evidence-based concerns with which parents need to engage.
To understand the wide array of information in today’s world, we need a different kind of literacy. Some researchers call that 'metaliteracy.'
Did you know Facebook is cosponsor of Thursday's debate? It's part of a trend that started with YouTube in 2007. But while users can submit questions -- Fox will still decide which ones get asked.
Services like Facebook and YouTube may have the upper hand when it comes to getting people to give up cigarettes.
We need political and civil society leaders to reflect on the language that they use, and to strive to shape a civic narrative with which we can all engage.