Facebook: catfish’s lair.
People with 'fake' identities can do harm but how widespread is so-called catfishing on social media?
Ah, Twitter. So quick to bear arms in righteous indignation. But so quick, too, to forget. This week “the internet”, which term has usurped what used to be known as “public opinion”, is upset about some…
Can Twitter improve students' engagement with course materials?
Lauren Ann JImerson
Academics are using Twitter in classrooms and finding that it leads to some real results.
Why Twitter went wild for stories from David Cameron's university days.
Social media like Twitter could help improve politics by providing 'government in public'.
Rupert Murdoch is nothing if not a prolific tweeter.
Why would a man with so much media power at his fingertips, and political power on three continents to match, choose to expose himself to the raw landscape of the Twittersphere?
Yes, libraries have a place and function - but academics and researchers can get along just fine without them.
Libraries are warm, dry and safe spaces with free Internet, which many people need. But academics and researchers in the 21st century can get along very well without them.
The Face of War by Ukrainian artist Daria Marchenko.
While the case of Lyudmila Savchuk might have highlighted a major push by the Kremlin to control online opinion, the reality on the ground does not look good for Putin.
Google is now just one block among many.
Google's rebranding to become just one company under the umbrella of Alphabet could complicate things for the tech giant.
Haters gonna Hate.
How a social media campaign is revealing more about the good, and bad, in the industry.
Jim Carrey might mean well, but his Twitter rants against vaccines only make him look dumb.
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Jim Carrey's anti-vaccination tweets employ a number of techniques used by anti-science cranks. By understanding them, we can shield ourselves from well-intentioned but ill-informed voices.
Should mobile devices be encouraged in class?
From the look of it, the millennials appear to be very comfortable with technology. But are they as immune to the effects of digital distraction as some might assume -- especially in the classroom?
A mob of keyboard warriors is not so different from the pitchfork-wielding variety.
When what Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt intended as an after dinner speech was made public he suffered the consequences, as have several others before him.
Who am I? Better check the stats.
As social media slices and dices us into profile view rankings, numbers of likes and retweets, and follower engagement data, we constantly reflect on and recalibrate our digital selves.
Many Facebook users view ads as a violation of their personal space.
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Facebook earned $3.6 billion in ad revenue last year. According to recent research, for advertisers this might not be money well-spent.
Journalists are often expected to engage with social media.
The recent sacking of an SBS journalist for controversial statements made on social media could inspire self-censorship amongst journalists.
Strong emotions mean you’re losing. Sorry, Ed.
If people are emotional about your party on Twitter, you're probably losing the election.
‘Hands up who’s voting for me? Well that’s doubled the last count.’
With one week to go, how are the parties standing? According to Twitter analysis, it's an emotional rollercoaster.
Return to the old ways of doing things?
Broadcast anything, anywhere is the new mantra of Periscope, Meerkat, Livestream and others.
No longer flying so high.
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Twitter's stock took a tumble this week thanks to some bad PR and lower-than-expected results. But their business strategy is reassuring.