Many factors can influence people to evacuate or stay in place when disasters threaten. New research using Facebook posts suggests that people with broad social networks are more apt to move.
We used the latest techniques from artificial intelligence to study how support for or opposition to a piece of fake news can spread within a social network.
Instagram is in fashion, literally. Brands use it in a variety of ways, but some still have significant room for growth. And they're not necessarily the ones you imagine.
Facebook has released the first batch of data about how many abusive or violent posts it has removed.
Spoiler: NetzDG does not cover all hate speech and probably won't have a 'chilling effect' on users.
Google and Facebook reign supreme over digital advertising. Yet the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and when the effectiveness of this advertising seems limited, should we ban this model?
Do we really want to protect our privacy when we expose it on social networks?
The ongoing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal has generated big headlines, but consumer and marketing research have long questioned the actual effectiveness of psychographic segmentation.
Do you think you’ve set up your Facebook account so that only your friends can see your information? Think again…
Today's communications platforms and the algorithms that power them have led to a radical change in how public discourse is conducted and public opinion formed.
Tencent’s monetisation strategy so far has been counter-intuitive to the traditional way of doing business.
Winemakers call the ecological factors that define their product terroir. By redefining that idea to include history and social ties, New England craft brewers have grown an industry with local roots.
A robust and enforceable code is needed for online services to design sites and apps in a way that is appropriate for different age groups.
Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers has its season finale this week. Here a mathematician predicts the winner based on a network science study.
To counter the unbalanced effects of the digital age, reading literature is the key.
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 low share of women revealed in this data is problematic for two reasons: a lack of diversity, and what it shows about women's participation in the social network of informal collaboration.
Social media apps are becoming as important as water, food and batteries when communities face natural disasters. One key function is helping people connect with neighbors and support each other.
Facebook's new video platform, Watch, suggests the social platform may have given up on copying Snapchat.
Our research shows we keep going back to social media even when it infuriates us.