Many ‘green’ claims on social media ads are claims only. We need legislation to ensure green terms are clearly defined and based on the truth.
The tragic case of a 12-year-old boy who experienced sextortion highlights the importance of practical advice for parents on having conversations about sex, sextortion and healthy device habits.
Social media platforms are abandoning news – which is bad news for traditional media organisations that have come to rely on them for consumers.
Host Vinita Srivastava explores why racist, homophobic and sexist attitudes are increasingly showing up in school-age boys – and what we can do about it.
Researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 17 Philadelphia parents about how their family uses digital media. Here they offer tips to promote healthy, balanced media habits for kids.
The Supreme Court will hear five cases this term that will examine the nature of online discussion spaces run by social media platforms.
Camera rolls reveal how photography is transforming in the smartphone era.
Deceptive content on social media is being monetised by digital platforms, advertisers, and influencers
Our study found abstaining from social media led to a reduction in positive emotions.
AI is one of many reasons the tech company mantra should be reconsidered, says an expert.
In my analysis of 12,000 Telegram comments posted after the October 7 Hamas attack, I found commenters talking about the two wars as part of the same antisemitic plots.
When people are pervasively disinformed, the very foundations of democracy can end up on shaky ground.
Can you be happy by simply accepting your fate? TikTok seems to think so
The rise of sports betting has made gambling addiction a bigger issue on college campuses, but there are steps universities can take to address it.
A meta-analysis of 34 studies has explored how disordered screen use may impact the cognitive performance of individuals.
‘Compassion fatigue’ may act as a coping mechanism to being exposed to the suffering of others.
A scholar of American religion explains how a new phenomenon of Jesus images on TikTok is tapping into the prosperity gospel, a Christian belief that God will reward faith with this-worldly comforts.
Even people with years of relevant training can’t always tell whether social content is evidence-based and trustworthy. We need a better approach for communicating research.
We found the number of “big lies” – also known as fake news – didn’t increase in 2023 compared to 2020. But we did spot more “small lies” this time. Here’s what to look out for in coming elections.
Social media is giving a new lifeline to Bhutan’s native languages, which do not have written script and lack proper documentation.