New research has tracked how quickly Twitter accounts linked to extremism are being suspended.
Mining social media posts from tourism hotspots such as coral reefs could turn tourists into environmental citizen scientists without them even realising it.
Locals laws and norms are breaking up the internet as we know it.
ABC News' investment in long-form journalism is generating strong take-up on Twitter.
In Turkey, Twitter has become a dangerous platform, with some seven people detained daily for posting anti-government messages.
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.
Faced with the prospect of constant online attack, why would anyone want to get into politics?
The media is doing the public a disservice by using the word "trolling" to describe more serious behaviours that should be defined as online harassment and abuse.
Amazon's founder turned to Twitter to crowdsource ideas for his charitable giving. This populist approach and his preference for short-term results set Jeff Bezos apart from other mega-donors.
We must have open conversations with kids so they're able to identify reliable news online.
How much did social media have an impact on the campaigns of Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn?
When outrage is misplaced or excessive, it can have negative consequences for a healthy public discourse.
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.
There are four key things Donald Trump’s election tells us about the state of journalism today.
Tech firm CEOs keep control by holding investors at arm's length. It is damaging corporate governance.
It's a new constitutional question for the internet age: Should the president be allowed to block someone on Twitter?
The Schapelle Corby media circus wasn't reflected in Twitter stats and calls to boycott Fairfax during the staff strike show limited impact on this social media platform as well.
The US president's use of Twitter usually appears bonkers. But was there method to his madness?
Some may say it's far fetched to compare a 1970s African dictator with the President of the United States. But the similarities between Idi Amin and Donald Trump are quite startling.
A number of big new stories, from home and abroad, meant we didn't even shut Twitter off over the East long weekend.