Tech companies are beginning to recognise that there is an ethical dimension to their work, and that they have some responsibility for the well-being of their users.
Social media can act like an online CV, so be careful what you share.
Emmanuel Macron is the latest to talk about reining in fake news. It can't be done.
Footballers and other sports stars are the giants of social media, amassing millions of followers. But does it provide value for money and will the relationship last?
Social media companies arose from libertarian, free-market origins but must embrace social benefits and democracy to survive.
Social media sites should face tougher laws, but education is also key to tackling online abuse.
The term "social network" has become commonplace, but those who use it to designate Facebook or Instagram often ignore its origin and true meaning.
The world's loudest hater of 'fake news' is also a brazen peddler of insidious misinformation.
Citizens of Oman can now find every government department on Twitter, reporting issues and ensuring public servants are kept on their toes.
Companies and governments should do more to prevent 'revenge porn' without asking potential victims to send their nude photos to Facebook.
With Labor having largely defused the Adani issue, debate on Twitter in the final weeks of the 2017 Queensland election campaign has come to focus chiefly on the role of One Nation.
Twitter can be a useful tool in trying to predict what people think on an issue. So why did a study of almost half a million tweets on the same-sex marriage survey get it wrong?
Twitter activity over the first two weeks of the Queensland election campaign shows good support for Labor and a slowdown of the Adani debate.
Longer doesn't always mean better. But it's not the end of the world, either.
In a fight for the global flow of information, social media firms must be regulated. Their billions of dollars in revenue put their financial interests in conflict with truth and democracy.
A scholar asks whether democracy itself is at risk in a world where social media is creating deeply polarized groups of individuals who tend to believe everything they hear.
There has been a 600 per cent increase in online hate speech since Nov. 2015. The solution to stop the tide lies in both anti-hate laws and self-awareness education for audiences.
Plenty of debate on Twitter about the marriage reform survey, and data from that can be crunched to predict the result. So what is it?
Evaluating behavior using the elements of addiction can shed light on the president's – and anyone else's – tendencies to use social media.
The Canadian news industry is in a crisis. Rather than providing a way forward, the Liberal government suggests that Facebook, Twitter, and Google will "jumpstart digital news innovation."