Bobi Wine in Uganda does it; so do the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary. Its power lies in a symbolism that combines art and politics.
For many gay men, social media and dating apps are hotbeds of body image struggles and rising toxic masculinity -- the recent '10-year-challenge' on Instagram showcases this femmephobia.
In this third "vision statement", the Labor leader has condemned online platforms for being unwilling to filter out false information.
Even established political parties are using a host of tricks to manipulate the news.
The cynicism of political lies and the fear of losing control by opening up the corridors of power can’t last.
Instagram has become a major battleground for the attention of young voters.
Efforts to mitigate the double edged nature of social media in politics must take into account local information environments
"Sadfishers" are people who post sensitive or emotional personal material online to gain sympathy or attention. But this behaviour might actually indicate a deeper psychological issue.
Can we make the web more inclusive or will our online reality always be a lawless wasteland of trolls and lies?
Members of the research team that wrote the software that unmasked thousands of Twitter bots explain the next phase of their work: getting the public involved in the fight against disinformation.
Does it seem like your friends have better lives than you do? Mathematics, in the form of the "majority illusion," can help explain why.
When news stories include a catchy hashtag, readers perceived the news topic to be less socially important and more partisan.
Many trendy 'Instagrammable' foods have a long association with poverty.
A close look at the way the parties are using video in the campaign can tell you a lot about their approach.
Privacy and fact-checking are still big issues but risks from bots and foreign influence have been overblown.
Americans truly value local news. But 71% think that their local news outlets are doing just fine financially – which might explain why only 14% paid for a local news source in the past year.
Increasing numbers of children, and adults, want to be social media influencers. They would be better off aspiring to be astronauts.
We asked five experts if social media was damaging to children and teens, and four out of five said yes.
In a recent survey, a majority of Chinese migrants said they rarely share negative stories about Australia on their social media platforms, and actually side with Australia more on human rights.
It looks as if the Conservative P\arty has learned from the way Labour targeted the youth vote in 2017.