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.
Should reality stars be warned that everything they say can and will be used against them in a court of law? Turns out, it's complicated.
Social media provides many emotional, health and social benefits for young people.
It is easy for non-Muslims to forget that there are places where Muslim women lead lives full of frivolity and fun. But on social media Indonesian hijabers are challenging the stereotypes.
To post or not to post? Colleges and employers are increasingly checking social media to get a sense of their candidates. Here's what you should (and shouldn't) post in order to secure your future.
As companies strive to take advantage of the selfie phenomenon, they're also realizing that consumers' self-portraits constitute a whole new form of brand co-creation.
Are we really filtering out our ability to cope with our own imperfections?
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
In a year with demands of writing and editing a memoir, inspiration can be found in photography.
The jailing of the two men shows the government of President Nursultan Nazarbayev well understands that it can no longer underestimate the power of new forms of civic activism.
When Facebook accidentally listed millions of users as "dead" in an embarrassing glitch it was a reminder that everyone needs to plan for their own digital death.
The #bookstagram hashtag on Instagram is changing the way the world looks at reading.
Photographers can't pay the bills with Instagram likes – but it's pushing them to capture more spectacular images than ever before.
It costs multiple millions to sponsor a global sports event. Why bother when non-sponsors cleverly associate themselves for next to nothing?
Forget about Snapchat, WhatsApp and Facebook, for the Edwardians it was all about the picture postcard.
Whether it’s through Facebook or Snapchat, images and videos are changing how we communicate. But as words become more trivial, our attention, our creativity, and even our empathy may be at stake.