Only a small percentage of people actually contribute to online social discussions.
Social media does not eradicate the line between personal or private. Instead, it shifts the line in ways that require thought rather than unreflexive condemnation or celebration.
Facebook has already proved it can increase the number of people who vote in elections. But what if it tries to influence how they vote?
Changes in news media distribution and the impartiality of news sources provide good reason to be concerned. However, digital inequality is not the way to understand or measure it.
We shouldn't scoff at the Facebook founder's goal of eradicating disease.
Making decisions about what people do and don't read is the traditional role of an editor, no matter what Facebook claims.
The social media site must be free to make its own editorial decisions – right or wrong.
Attempts to model your web experience led to fears of an echo chamber effect, but rather than reinforcing your sense of self, the process might be altering it.
Companies seem obsessed these days with getting you to 'like' them. But what does that really mean?
Unlike their counterparts in Europe, U.S. antitrust regulators and courts have tended to view 'free' products as outside their purview for enforcement.
Very few organisations in the field of civic technology are choosing the right tools for the job.
Psychological distress among teenage girls has risen by 4% in the past decade.
Social media can be an effective tool in mobilising people for social change, as demonstrated by the Bersih movement in Malaysia.
Television is dead; long live the Olympics.
There's a concern that images posted on social media run the risk of disrupting the accurate identification of people allegedly involved in a crime.
A large number of adult learners are going back to community colleges to acquire new skills. Are they acquiring the skills necessary for today's technology-rich job environments?
Pressure from online comments can cause our democratically elected leaders to act in the strangest ways.
A case in Sydney is the latest instance in which the powers-that-be contribute to the widespread victim-blaming and perpetrator-exonerating in relation to cyber violence against women and girls.
Research suggests how your online friends experienced the housing collapse affected how you perceived your local real estate market.
Scholars studied every tweet sent and Facebook post made by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump since before the primaries. Here's what they learned about issues and negativity.