Twitter users caught up in any emergency situation are usually quick to share their experience with followers. That information can be useful to authorities.
Researchers got 128 students at a middle school to use Twitter to further their science learning. And what happened? These students learned how to connect science to real life.
Government agencies are turning to social media as a new way to engage with their constituencies. Practitioners in the trenches are excited about the possibilities – while some academics are less so.
The visual is powerful within social media content. For politics, it allows additional commentary, more detail, and humour.
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are helping change the top-down nature of organised Christianity.
Apple faces numerous challenges in its bid to get more people using their iPhones to pay for things.
Social media is notoriously unsuitable for population studies, but these researchers have found a way to make the bias work in their favour.
How long should you keep a Belgian flag Facebook profile pic after a terrorist attack?
Tech companies play a growing civic role in how we operate as a society. We need to be sure we're happy with that.
According to the science of selfies, they seem to tap into some deep psychological desires.
The generation of designers broke out of their studios and took the business world by storm. Their skills could also be turned to bigger world problems.
Most people will be disgusted at attempts by the Brexit lobby to use the terror attacks for their own political ends.
In the decade since its founding, Twitter has built a disproportionately large influence over many aspects of society.
Glamour labor is a phenomenon of the digital age, which is radically changing the way we think about work, success and privacy.
The legal system is working out how much of an exclusive right you have to commercial use of your own name, image, likeness or identity – and online that doesn't just mean in an ad.
The jester of Twitter doesn't need traditional media or campaign war chests. Here's why.
The world famous author has found a novel way to keep casting spells over her audience of Potter-mad muggles.
Tech and social media companies that benefit from using news content should help support journalism.
As usage continues to grow in the region, what's the ongoing dynamic between the Middle East and social media? It's complicated.
Journalists are increasingly relying on social media rows for quick and easy stories.