Social media is here to stay and gives a platform to companies as well as consumers who hold the power to bring about change.
Apps inviting anonymous comments play upon our desire to know our social standing, but are an open goal for bullies.
It is only when disaster strikes that a community and its problems are truly rendered visible.
Social media is complicating Australia's implied constitutional right to political speech. Bernard Gaynor's case could offer more clarity.
Mining social media posts from tourism hotspots such as coral reefs could turn tourists into environmental citizen scientists without them even realising it.
Facebook's new video platform, Watch, suggests the social platform may have given up on copying Snapchat.
ABC News' investment in long-form journalism is generating strong take-up on Twitter.
The Gupta email leaks have exposed the involvement of some big private corporations. in the unfolding corruption scandal thus challenging the private sector to do some introspection.
Each individual act of posting, linking, commenting and liking may look insignificant up close, but they add up. There is enormous power here for mass persuasion, one viral share at a time.
Every Facebook profile comes with a profile picture, but how can we prevent these often personal photos from being stolen?
In Turkey, Twitter has become a dangerous platform, with some seven people detained daily for posting anti-government messages.
Should reality stars be warned that everything they say can and will be used against them in a court of law? Turns out, it's complicated.
The rise in student-on-student sexual assaults at school has been linked to the sexualisation of kids, and their easy access to online pornography.
The court ruled unanimously that access to social media is an essential right.
We're living in an alternate political universe of brazen lies and grotesque online spectacles of incivility. Who - or what - is to blame for trolling going mainstream?
Social media provides many emotional, health and social benefits for young people.
If children and teenagers are comfortable with social media, we should use it as a means to reach them and ensure they understand the do's and dont's.
Faced with the prospect of constant online attack, why would anyone want to get into politics?
The term “meme” was coined in 1976. Today, these cultural artefacts have gone viral, and are redrawing the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.
A co-operative project that maps services in Dhaka shows how communities of citizens can be more than passive users of the digital platforms that increasingly shape our daily lives.