People could be asked to prove their identity to continuing posting political content or adverts on Facebook.
Research into attitudes reveals some startling findings.
It's easy to legislate for new offences and more incarceration. It's harder – and more expensive – to ensure the community is safer in the long term. This involves addressing causes, not effects.
The major parties are focusing on social media like never before to get their messaging out – and finding more creative ways to do it.
How did we become so submissive to a condition of constant surveillance that – except in spy movies or paranoid delusions – would have been considered preposterous a few decades ago?
Software makers including Apple have been creating apps aimed at limiting how much time we spend using our smartphones. A behavioral scientist explains how – and whether – they work.
Simple math reveals some surprising facts about the underlying structure of Facebook and other social networks.
New regulations have been rolled out to counter the spread of misinformation during the campaign, but these steps will largely be ineffective in the fast-moving social media sphere
Social media manipulation is tearing societies apart – but it can help put us back together again.
Social media offers good conditions for wildlife trafficking to thrive.
A new idea for the slow movement: slow media – where users engage with quality information and communicate with more pause for thought.
In a country with a weak press, social media played a key role in exposing the truth and building bridges between Sri Lanka's different ethnic and religious groups.
Britain's Online Harms white paper was developed through public consultations and open, democratic processes. It suggests developing regulations that would be implemented by an arms-length entity.
Consumption has become the primary form of self-identity and self-expression.
It's all well and good for Facebook to shut down people like Faith Goldy, but it's critical we recognize that the far right’s culture war is diffusing more broadly within Canadian politics.
The rise of black comedy to explain Venezuela's chaos recalls an old saying in the crisis-stricken South American country: 'Laugh so you don't cry.'
Expecting internet platforms to regulate hate speech is a “worst of both worlds” approach to social media regulation.
Copious amounts of time spent looking at screens is likely affecting our health – so why aren't we doing anything about it?
Which political party in Indonesia has the most social media followers? Does it matter?
Google+ is the latest online community to shut down, forcing users to seek other options. So why are organisations pulling away from user-generated content such as reviews, comments and debates?