Forgetting is beneficial for the human brain. But the internet has made it harder to let go of painful or problematic memories.
An examination of the Twitter activity after the Québec mosque murders reveal that the majority showed sympathy towards the victims, but Russian trolls worked to spread antagonism and fake news.
We can justify different standards for different Twitter users by turning to the philosophical ideas about public debate.
What is the impact of Instagram's recent decision to remove its 'like' counter?
Instagram's experimental move to hide the 'like' count on social media postings could lighten the mental strain for many users - or simply turn comments into the new likes.
The 'revenge body' was once the domain of celebrity gossip. But with the advent of social media, anyone can publicly display a 'new' body post break-up.
More than ten years since blockchains were developed, their usefulness is only just being discovered.
Warning about anonymous messaging app YOLO miss the potential benefits it could have.
A proposed bill would force tech companies to tell users how much their data is worth. But how can a single number capture data's power to predict your actions or sway your decisions?
The show – and the public's reaction – can tell us a huge amount about how ideas about love and romance have changed over the centuries.
In order to reach younger audiences, social media apps must get past the gatekeepers of preteen online engagement: the parents.
Because professional athletes are thought to be paragons of physical and mental toughness, their psychological health has long been a taboo topic. That's starting to change.
Journalists are not happy about a decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales finding that media companies could be liable for defamatory comments made under news stories on their Facebook pages.
Collaborations between the government, communities, and social media platforms are essential to establish a successful national digital literacy movement
A blue boat shed in Perth, Western Australia, shows the power of social media and the rise of unpaid influencers in marketing.
Participants of clinical trials can easily communicate online, which poses a big problem for medical researchers.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
Telegram enabled protesters in Hong Kong to evade surveillance, but a DDoS attack and the arrest of a group administrator undermined the ability of protesters to organise and communicate.
Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you're a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.
Is 'social influencer' a real job? It's all about work-life balance.