The caption may say that only scientists and trained professionals should handle wild animals, but viewers remember the image, not the words.
As legislators rail against social media companies, the companies continue to put millions of young people at risk. Here’s how − and what can be done about it.
Social media companies have come under intense pressure to do more to protect teens, but there’s another concern – they could go too far.
Post-traumatic stress disorder can’t be diagnosed over social media.
New research shows that scrolling through Instagram can effect our processing and language capabilities. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
A photographer by profession, this year I decided to detox from photographing. The detox lasted two months. My aim was to get off my phone and be more present in my life.
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.
Camera rolls reveal how photography is transforming in the smartphone era.
Facebook and Instagram users in some parts of the world can now pay for an ad-free experience – but at what price?
The plaintiffs claims features such as ‘infinite scroll’ leave users less likely to be able to exercise self-control.
The content on social media platforms doesn’t always portray the locations accurately, setting unrealistic expectations and even luring tourists into trouble.
With identity the most lucrative commodity social media platforms trade in, their fetishization of authenticity remains ironclad.
Digitalisation offers a way to preserve indigenous knowledge of agricultural practices and connect new generations of farmers to knowledge and wisdom from the past.
It’s not always “worth it for the ‘gram”. People risk life, limb, and the environment for a selfie – and land managers can’t keep up.
Social media has been vital for disseminating information during crises, but with Facebook’s ban of news in Canada, old-school media, especially radio, is critically important.
During the pandemic, few of our life events felt worthy of a single Instagram post, inspiring users to celebrate the beauty in mundanity with ‘dumps’.
Interactive artworks are frequently seen in Montréal’s public spaces, providing sensory interactions. While these installations are entertaining in some way, there is a certain monotony in them.
There are different tactics that governments can use to block the internet, some more sophisticated than others.
Media outlets increasingly construct narratives about collective reality based on what’s happening on social media.
The recent declines of Threads and ChatGPT attest to the reality that rapid and widespread acceptance doesn’t necessarily lead to long-term success.