There are obviously better ways the Toronto Police — and other police services — could enhance public trust than through a social media campaign.
Studies of online echo chambers don’t paint the full picture of Americans’ political segregation. New research shows that the problem is more Fox News Channel and MSNBC than Facebook and Twitter.
Dissociation can be a healthy part of cognitive functioning, provided it doesn’t get in the way of your goals.
Instead of complacent acceptance of misinformed beliefs, we need institutional moves to cultivate trust between experts and the public.
Parental controls and surveillance have their place but internal safeguards like empathy, resilience and values serve children throughout their lives, whether online or offline.
Since 2017, the FBI has warned US Congress that the rise of white nationalism and the violence of extremist militia groups is a dangerous domestic terrorism threat.
Reality shows can be a psychological minefield for both participants and fans.
A legal expert explains the risks and costs of a libel case like Wagatha Christie.
As well as abuse, many Australian have also experienced threats of harm and harassing behaviour.
Researchers suggest it is important to build daily habits that support mental well-being and seek care when necessary.
The grammar of persuasion can be subtle – but pro-lockdown tweeters tended to be more direct and less conciliatory than those they opposed.
The ongoing battle between Twitter and Elon Musk is hurting shareholders the most so both sides should get to the negotiating table.
Antisemitism today does not always appear in the form of traditional hate speech. It manifests in GIFs, memes, vlogs, comments and reactions on social media platforms.
Our research found that Kenyan students dislike ethnic-based politics in principle, but feel the pressures of tribalism.
It’s pretty common to find people who are apathetic about their data being harvested and funnelled into unknown corners. But that’s usually because they don’t know what’s at stake.
Four of Labor’s reform pledges are linked to the urgent issue of democratic reform
Crowdfunding has become a go-to means of raising money for political causes, but the monetary show of support can cause opponents to double down on their opposition.
Anyone who has trawled through an internet forum will have seen how anonymity can change people. What happens when young people are thrown into the mix?
Social media content that positively represents body size, shape and weight diversity may help to address the negative psychological effects of ‘fitspiration’ that depicts narrow body standards.
An expert explains the issues that influencers and content creators are up against.