We might lap up the spectacle of two high-profile women fighting publicly, but when do you ever hear about men having 'cat-fights'?
Research shows that hiding the popularity of posts can change what people consume, and even improve the overall quality of content.
Interruptions are inevitable – but how they happen matters.
Mark Zuckerberg's recent meetings with US lawmakers suggests his company is worried about the growing number of investigations, regulations and fines it faces.
Because large organizations have bigger budgets, they can more easily afford to excel at online fundraising through social media.
Every day, new "alternative facts" are peddled in the public realm. But misinformation is not solely a modern problem - its origins are as old as humanity.
Stigma can make people who self-injure reluctant to disclose their experiences and seek help. One way to combat the stigma is to debunk some of the most common myths that surround self-injury.
Anti-vaccine info online might have foreign roots and political aims.
Fake videos pose a risk to democratic representation, participation, and discussion. Canadians need to be mindful of their existence as we head towards the federal election.
A philosopher argues that people in today's world are not paying attention to others' views because they live in echo chambers, where they do not trust contrary evidence.
Claims that tweets on the Canadian election are the work of bot accounts, without empirical evidence or verification, need to be taken with a grain of salt.
Social media make it easier to push information out quickly during disasters, but also create challenges for public information officers, who have to judge which reports are credible enough to share.
When the organization of a social network impacts political discussion on a large scale, the consequences can be enormous.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.
Looking for a short-term fix from the very thing that is causing you long-term problems is a symptom of addiction.
Political campaigns and journalists often turn to social media to see how voters feel about an election. But the numbers they see there may not accurately reflect the electorate's views.
Parents should have conversations with children from a young age about cybersecurity if they're to develop the skills needed to be safe online.
A historian says that critics get the past wrong.
You might see a headline from The Onion or The Babylon Bee and, for a split second, think it's true. But many social media users don't get the joke – and share these articles as if they're real.
Unicorns are a staple of social media. Today we might think of them as all magic and rainbows, but their past is one of ferocious beasts, religion, and mistranslation.