For all their good intentions, accidents happen when fallible humans intervene in complex systems they don't understand.
Data from England has found no link between increased social media use and a rise in diagnosed eating disorders.
In order to reach younger audiences, social media apps must get past the gatekeepers of preteen online engagement: the parents.
Just 5% of US adults say using social media is good for their mental health. A psychologist offers some tips to help the other 95%.
Shutting down or controlling access to the internet has become a go-to strategy among some African states who want to control the political narrative.
New media platforms have changed the way people create, consume and relate the news.
Many of us complain about the stress of being 'always on' – here's what life could be like, if you actually disconnected.
The strengths of social media are also its weaknesses. Facebook must acknowledge that it has transformed from a startup company into a powerful social force.
Obesity and malnutrition now coexist across sub-Saharan Africa thanks to a transition to Western diets. "Gamifying" nutrition programs can help nudge youth towards healthier eating patterns.