Trying to figure out if Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam or other would-be penitents are sincere? A scholar who analyzed dozens of recent apologies offers a user's guide.
Some Australian Facebook users are more worried about over-sharing by friends than the privacy and security of their personal information.
Research shows that the sense of belonging provided by platforms like Facebook trumps our distrust of social media.
For those who still consider memes like the #10yearchallenge as harmless and innocent information sharing perhaps it's time to reconsider.
Algorithms used by social media networks expose users to divisive content separating them into bubbles. But the ways in which they are trained amplifies the effects of the filter bubble.
Parents have engaged in forms of 'sharenting' for generations. The digital age has complicated things, but while critics make some valid points, they're not seeing the forest for the trees.
Consuming too much social media when users end up comparing their lives to others more glamorous can leave one with bad feelings say researchers. But pretending or fantasizing is not all bad either.
Facebook's focus on personalizing ads has created new tools for businesses to interact with customers and to connect coworkers.
New activist communities are fighting back against haters to make the world safer for LGBTQ teens.
After 15 years of Facebook, the ways brands use it for marketing and advertising have changed – right alongside the way people make decisions as they scroll through a never-ending feed of information.
Facebook has been acting irresponsibly and selfishly, and promising to do better without actually improving. But that's not the whole story: The company has some positive qualities, too.
Facebook users no longer see the site as a confidant. They're struggling with how to deal with a messy codependence – and whether to just break up and move on with healthier friends.
Until last December, Internet service providers were required to respect the principle of web neutrality. This is no longer the case in the United States. What are the consequences?
Monopolies are bad for innovation and dismantling them would help the US economy compete.
Regulation of the internet is inevitable and governments, rather than businesses, should seek to regulate it.
If you're worried your phone is recording your private conversations, look closer at the data you've already agreed to give away.
Don't swear off social media. Use it to your advantage.
Social media promised to be a democratising platform for citizen journalists – but now its limitations are becoming clear.
Academic research highlights the dangers – personal and societal – of giving too much time and attention to social media.
Young people are spending more and more time in digital environments – isn't it time that support was embedded?