The law around 'sexting' needs to be overhauled as the way young people communicate changes and evolves.
Cyberbullying has become destructive and feels unstoppable. Here is a five-step technique for dealing with it.
Thirteen Russians were charged Friday with using social media to interfere with the 2016 election. A media expert explains why this should not lead to government regulation of social media.
The mozzies are coming! A mosquito emoji will be available on your devices in mid 2018, providing a new angle for communicating the science and health implications of these very dangerous insects.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
As politicians grapple with the fall-out from social media missteps, the public turns back to traditional media for trustworthy news.
Seven rules for break up in the digital age.
New, extreme levels of censorship in Turkey could lead to waves of digital activism by tech-savvy generations.
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.
After the hashtag #MeTooInChina was blocked by Chinese authorities in mid-January, social media users made creative use of nicknames and emojis to evade censorship and highlight harassment.
Shaming your child for bullying behaviour won't help stop it.
More and more, news items, adverts and posts by friends are blurred in Facebook's interface. This all merges into a single stream of information.
Bots, brand jackers, big shots, as well as traditional businesses all bossed the Super Bowl social media space.
Companies are now tracking how consumers react on social media to Super Bowl ads. They’re also studying how the brain responds to them. Could personalized Super Bowl ads be on the horizon?
It's widely accepted that young people living in children's homes or foster care are vulnerable to mental illness, but new research shows that social media can actually help.
You may not "like" it, but Facebook has an important role to play in education.
If you communicate carefully, big retailers will listen.
A scholar of digital trust evaluates Facebook's current efforts and proposes some improvements the company could make.
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
Posting on social media, reaching a group of friends all at once, can make connecting with others less threatening for people who experience social anxiety.