Although some social media users are able to monetize their social media "likes," much of the pursuit of popularity amounts to nothing and instead turns us into pawns for political and commercial uses
In a time of an overwhelming amount of music available, discerning consumers have to be even more strategic.
Our use of social media platforms such as Instagram is changing our relationship to nature, and – at least for now – not necessarily for the better.
Social media celebrities have an almost collaborative connection to followers, but that can cause stress and anxiety.
A recent study found that highly narcissistic people have thicker, denser eyebrows.
Instagram is in fashion, literally. Brands use it in a variety of ways, but some still have significant room for growth. And they're not necessarily the ones you imagine.
A new study of 'clean eating' posts on Instagram has found that men - and muscles - feature more prominently than women.
There's a psychological reason why it's so hard to switch off from the Kardashians – they are master media manipulators.
Six things you can do to control your social media addiction.
Several critical Canadian elections are ahead. Here's what governments and social media companies must do to assure Canadians that their online personal data won't be used to manipulate results.
Parents – stop panicking. Teens use secondary Instagram accounts not to be sneaky, but to show their "non-polished" selves and connect with small groups of true friends.
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.
Cyberbullying is everywhere and is not going away - so what do bullies specifically do?
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
Eating laundry detergent capsules online is not the fault of the younger generation. In modern society, attention is power.
Social media can act like an online CV, so be careful what you share.
Technology has changed the way we travel. While social media can be a useful tourism tool, we need more education to ensure 'selfie tourism' doesn't become the norm.
We often hear reports of the effect of social media on teens' mental health. So what does the science say about it?
The term "social network" has become commonplace, but those who use it to designate Facebook or Instagram often ignore its origin and true meaning.
The 'bikini bridge' may have been a hoax, but its damage to women's body image was real, demonstrating yet again the disturbing set of pressures social media places on young women.,