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.
Social media can have a damaging effect on body image, but the way to protect against that is learning how to view images critically.
Fashion weeks are becoming less about fashion cliques, and opening up to the masses.
Defamation law poses a considerable threat to freedom of speech in Australia, especially where social media is concerned.
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.
Social media feedback has made businesses think twice about what makes a good customer.
Hangzhou is hosting the G20 summit and China is anxious to present a positive picture of the country to the world, but the official attitude to non-compliant citizens isn't helping.
Zimbabwe's ruling party is facing a wave of online and offline protest.
Although the Olympics have come to an end, fans will continue to be gripped by the infinite micro-narratives that sports fixtures provide. But are these narratives comparable to literary creativity?
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.
Photographers can't pay the bills with Instagram likes – but it's pushing them to capture more spectacular images than ever before.
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.
What happens when games and social media infiltrate society to the point that we all become avatars and anonymous usernames?
The use of social networking sites by fast food companies to target children is a regulatory grey area.
Pressure from online comments can cause our democratically elected leaders to act in the strangest ways.
The mainstream media has knocked Brazil for the Zika virus, doping scandals and safety concerns. But citizen social media users, by revealing an alternate narrative, could even the score for Rio.