Until the conditions that led to the Nigeria-Biafra war are resolved, the debate on the viability of one Nigeria will continue to arise.
Nigeria risks losing its recent status as Africa's most attractive tech hub following its decision to suspend Twitter's operations.
Journalists should be permitted to express themselves on social media. As this week illustrates, though, doing so can lead to a dilemma for their employers.
If you want to give and get help from your online network, new research suggests keep your "friend" count low.
A gentle nudge to rethink our social media posting could significantly reduce online abuse.
Social media algorithms are akin to a licence to promote junk food or tobacco to children.
Both at home and internationally Modi is facing intense scrutiny and criticism as the COVID death toll mounts.
Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
As India's COVID crisis deepens, the government is taking a harder line with any social media content it finds objectionable.
Tech companies' use of dual-class share structures to keep control in the hands of founders and other insiders gives a handful of people power over enormous swaths of American life.
After an Indian politician disparaged a woman for her lack of morals because she was wearing ripped jeans, an online protest erupted, reviving the original protest-culture of the ripped jean.
If it hosts the same violent rhetoric that saw Parler forced offline, Trump's platform may be a short-lived adventure.
When social media platforms banned Donald Trump they acknowledged that sometimes social good is more important than shareholder profits.
Canada needs to think carefully about our approach to regulating online harm. Rather than going it alone and taking aim at social media companies, Canada should work with other democracies.
Indonesian gay communities dispel stigmas by using four strategies on social media.
People appear to victim-blame celebrities for the abuse they suffer on Twitter.
News organizations are in low repute. To enhance their credibility, they've encouraged interaction between their journalists and audience members. Is that the best way to build the public's trust?
Cable providers like Comcast carry Fox News and other channels that feed conspiracy theories and lies into Americans' homes.
Social media platform Clubhouse is a buzzy Silicon Valley darling, but its core attribute – audio chat – is unlikely to be a flash in the pan.
Google, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter have all agreed to a voluntary code of conduct targeting misinformation. But the only real commitment is to appear as though they're taking action.