While every other social media platform seeks to tie users in through content-rich profiles, the transient nature of Snaps means the company needs to find a new hook.
Apps inviting anonymous comments play upon our desire to know our social standing, but are an open goal for bullies.
Facebook's new video platform, Watch, suggests the social platform may have given up on copying Snapchat.
It hasn't been a good round of earnings for Silicon Valley's big names.
The court ruled unanimously that access to social media is an essential right.
Social media provides many emotional, health and social benefits for young people.
To post or not to post? Colleges and employers are increasingly checking social media to get a sense of their candidates. Here's what you should (and shouldn't) post in order to secure your future.
Tech firm CEOs keep control by holding investors at arm's length. It is damaging corporate governance.
Simply copying Snapchat might not be enough to keep the biggest social network relevant.
As the New York Stock Exchange marks 200 years since its official formation, investors are wondering whether the surging stock market is a 'Trump bump' or more like a lemon.
Demand has surged for Snapchat's stock but the loss-making company's long-term success is far from certain.
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
Investors in Snapchat's upcoming initial public offering could find themselves without voting power. Research shows these kind of share structures end badly.
Social media can be an effective tool in mobilising people for social change, as demonstrated by the Bersih movement in Malaysia.
Social media is creating an archive that will shape the way we see our past.
Forget about Snapchat, WhatsApp and Facebook, for the Edwardians it was all about the picture postcard.
Whether it’s through Facebook or Snapchat, images and videos are changing how we communicate. But as words become more trivial, our attention, our creativity, and even our empathy may be at stake.
A growing number of young men are using steroids, but there are few public services to help this vulnerable group.
The ephemeral social media platform Snapchat is a hit with young people. And while it can lead to risky behaviour, it can also encourage creative experimentation and socialisation.
Researchers got 128 students at a middle school to use Twitter to further their science learning. And what happened? These students learned how to connect science to real life.