Social media is changing the way we travel, with people increasingly eager to visit Instagram-worthy destinations. Has a place's visual appeal become more important than its history and authenticity?
From a social media post that cracked open a decades-old abuse scandal in the UK and Australia, through to tracking asylum seekers, social media can be vital in breaking investigative news stories.
An abundance of natural resources has helped Kazakhstan attract billions in investments. Despite its booming economy, the government is unlikely to move towards democracy any time soon.
Changes that would widen the gulf between Australian practice and international standards should be avoided at all costs.
Think it's a mere coincidence the first two letters of "algorithm" hint at Artificial Intelligence?
We now find ourselves in a 'post-truth' environment, trying to find meaning in dumbed-down democracy. How did we get here?
Threats to humiliate an intimate partner by sharing explicit photos or video is an old problem with a new digital twist, a new study finds.
The narrative Donald Trump has played during the campaign is that the elites who have abandoned him or disagree with him are all part of the establishment he seeks to destroy.
Despite its negative aspects, investigative journalists globally are using social media to collaborate and uncover important stories.
Indigenous people make up small percentages of the population in many countries – but using social media, Indigenous voices can be heard worldwide. Here are a dozen deadly Australians worth following.
Like many other advancements in communication technology, social media has a good, a bad and an ugly side when it comes to its relationship with crime, criminal justice and the law.
Children and adolescents relate to each other through social media, for good and for bad.
Four years after her famous 'misogyny speech' attacking Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard reflected this week on her experience as a woman at the top.
Despite persistent myths that sexual violence and harassment are rare, two recent cases – and the subsequent online response – expose their commonality.
Only a small percentage of people actually contribute to online social discussions.
We need better surveillance systems to detect epidemics early. But while social media has been flagged as a potential solution, we're not quite there yet.
Social media does not eradicate the line between personal or private. Instead, it shifts the line in ways that require thought rather than unreflexive condemnation or celebration.
Social media trolling, which is disproportionately aimed at women, is a sign of a much deeper malaise that must be redressed.
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.