Social media is rewriting patterns of communication in China.
Baseless claims about the damage done to kids' development create needless panic. And they distract from legitimate, evidence-based concerns with which parents need to engage.
A movement grew out of Michael Brown's death one year ago. The people in #BlackLivesMatter want us to fully witness violence against black youth. Their tools are cell phones and social media.
Palmer was publicly shamed to a degree that's only possible in a world connected by social media. Could any good come from it?
To understand the wide array of information in today’s world, we need a different kind of literacy. Some researchers call that 'metaliteracy.'
How a social media campaign is revealing more about the good, and bad, in the industry.
As the Calais crisis unfolds, social media is becoming an echo chamber for the preferences of the UK's powerful right wing.
Shouting past each other via different kinds of media isn't going to help researchers -- from éminences grises to new postdocs -- effectively work together on issues in the field of science.
Services like Facebook and YouTube may have the upper hand when it comes to getting people to give up cigarettes.
We need political and civil society leaders to reflect on the language that they use, and to strive to shape a civic narrative with which we can all engage.
Jim Carrey's anti-vaccination tweets employ a number of techniques used by anti-science cranks. By understanding them, we can shield ourselves from well-intentioned but ill-informed voices.
Hockey v Fairfax illustrates that recent legal and technological developments still pose challenges for defamation law, which has not been reformed to keep pace with these changes.
While the traditional media peddles sexist stereotypes, social media is leading the charge for equality.
Tackling extremist and terrorist propaganda online is vital, but must be done with safeguards in mind.
When what Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt intended as an after dinner speech was made public he suffered the consequences, as have several others before him.
Sir Tim Hunt's careless comments about women in the lab may have proven a boon to feminism in science by attracting attention to sexism in science.
On Human Experiments – behavioural research is now big online, and you're likely to be part of it whether you know it or not.
The rock promoter thinks festivals are on the way out. But he couldn't be further from the truth.
A war of words is being waged on social media by terrorist groups trying to recruit Australian teenagers to join the fight in the Middle East.
As social media slices and dices us into profile view rankings, numbers of likes and retweets, and follower engagement data, we constantly reflect on and recalibrate our digital selves.