#BrusselsLockdown: a time for armed guards … and cat pictures.
As is distant wars, journalists in France are now kept away from areas where security forces intervene against terrorists. Should this be welcomed?
Blocking IS one click at a time?
Anonymous strives to bring down IS propaganda before it reaches the masses.
Anonymous wants to make sure militant Islamist propaganda video, like this being filmed in Syria, doesn’t make it online.
ISIS uses the internet, especially social media, to propagandize and recruit. Members of hacker group Anonymous have turned their sights on these accounts.
While firefighters battled widespread fires in New South Wales in October 2013, hundreds of thousands of people turned to social media and smartphone apps for vital updates.
AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts
When disaster strikes, more people than ever are turning to social media to find out if they're in danger. But Australian emergency services need to work together more to learn what works to save lives.
Esenna O'Neill’s dramatic departure from YouTube and Instragram was precipitated by her feelings of inauthenticity.
Essena O'Neill's dramatic rejection of her successful social media channels raises important questions about how advertising and sponsored posts are regulated on social media.
The all-seeing @
The £1m alleged fraud case of James Alan Craig is a salutary warning of the financial power of social media. Here's what we know so far.
The comeback kid.
Twitter's revenues are in good shape but its CEO needs to start securing more users to keep investors happy.
Maybe Moments is just the human helping hand new Twitter users need.
Twitter image via rvlsoft / Shutterstock.com
Twitter recently launched Moments, seemingly to solve a business problem. The cutting-edge technology it relies on isn't technology at all, but rather human curators.
Young people are natives to social media, but is that a bad thing?
The media often paints social media as a dangerous place for young people, but the reality is far more complex and nuanced.
‘Keep the beard or lose it?"
The relaunch of Twitter co-founder Ev Williams' blogging platform promises a revolution in online publishing. It's not there yet.
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.