From its beginnings as a geeky tool to deal with a fragmented information stream, Twitter made the hashtag a new and powerful part of the world’s cultural, social and political vocabulary.
Ethical hiring practices should include a full disclosure by the company of any social media searches in advance of hiring a job candidate.
The US is also 'looking at' banning the Chinese social media app.
The NZ government's "Keep it real online" campaign has gone viral, so what was the secret of its success?
While the internet and social media have changed young Nigerians' communication styles and even language, they have not reduced communication.
Online organizing is vital to the success of offline social justice campaigns. Executing digital campaigns exposes activists to attacks, but there are steps they can take to protect themselves.
The platform also took down another 2,000 communities, including left-leaning groups. The move comes just months ahead of the 2020 US presidential election.
If teenagers organizing on social media can hamper a presidential campaign rally, how challenging is it to manipulate elections?
The study examined patterns of Twitter rage in hot and cold weather. Given anger spreads through online communities faster than any other emotions, the findings are important.
The likes of Katie Hopkins may be slowly disappearing from social media sites but less extreme and obvious racism is still widespread.
A social media researcher explains how bots and sock puppet accounts manipulate and polarize public debate.
The technology isn't the problem – conspiracy theories were around long before the internet.
Popular social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram fail to protect children from the marketing tactics of junk food advertisers. This needs to change.
Nigeria must give more attention to teaching of digital skills and issues surrounding digital life as digital technologies have come to stay.
How did one student's anti-BBC social media campaign take off so rapidly?
A largely wordless social media protest allowed many to take a political stand who might otherwise have stayed aloof
False news about 5G spread at breakneck speed on social networks, reinforcing the fears of people who already had suspicions about its effects on health.
The NSW Court of Appeal's Dylan Voller decision means the media may be liable for the hurtful things users write on social pages. This will have many media companies in a panic.
While more people are using the internet and social media during the pandemic, they aren’t entirely happy with what they see.
The US president is punishing Twitter for using a factcheck to point out that one of his tweets is incorrect.