Vlogging has emerged as a new source of intimate entertainment, and for creators, potential income. However, they also raise serious questions about exploitation and the privacy rights of children.
Taffy Theman and Bustop TV are YouTubers who use comedy to criticise the ruling elite.
Foreign interference campaigns have targeted every major social media platform in Australia. But to date, nobody has been prosecuted for this.
YouTuber Colleen Ballinger recently posted a video to her YouTube channel “apologising” to fans in response to recent allegations made against her - and she did it through song.
Social media has become a mainstay in everyday life, particularly among younger generations. And some are even willing to make trade-offs to stay online.
The person with the most YouTube followers calls himself ‘YouTube’s biggest philanthropist.’
Social media child influencers are increasingly marketing products normally targeted at adults, such as beauty and skincare items.
Scrolling TikTok or Instagram causes mental fatigue, which can lead people to purchase items based on how many ‘likes’ an ad has instead of how much value the product will bring them.
What do YouTuber influencer videos about being ‘cancelled’ share with 17th-century texts? Both were crafted directly in response to audiences in new social spaces.
The Ugandan orphans stole headlines after performing on Britain’s Got Talent - but have been an internet sensation for years.
As social media becomes more prevalent in our lives, a career as an influencer may seem enticing. But those interested in this new career should be aware of the challenges.
The Youtube stars have created something of a commercial blueprint by harnessing the platform’s algorithms to maximise Prime’s exposure.
An expert on adolescent sexuality weighs in on how technology has changed the amount and type of pornography that teens can consume – and what that means when it happens at school.
Here are the trends on the cusp of transforming the online world.
This strategy has been around since the birth of influencer marketing.
Some of the now-adult children of influencers are pushing back.
What’s true and what’s not? An expert in media literacy explains how to evaluate information.
Digital activism can be fruitful if it is followed up by practical and strategic offline actions.
Citizens’ social media is a form of alternative media that challenges both mainstream media and right-wing propaganda.
Misinformation has bedeviled social media companies for years, and the problem is especially consequential during elections. Are the companies up to the job as the 2022 midterm elections approach?