How do all the different pieces of digital technology you use every day – weather apps, online banking, games and so on – talk to each other? Via application programming interfaces, or APIs.
While President Joe Biden has low approval ratings, few other American presidents − with the exception of FDR and Warren Harding − have experienced such a run of good media luck.
Training AI systems with more focused data sets can target them to a specific use.
Antisemitism on X recycles ancient tropes falsely blaming Jewish people for a wide range of social and political ills, and for their own victimization.
Two recent studies shed light on how seemingly simple social media features can have complex effects on user attitudes and beliefs.
Some users fear an uptick in hostile content following the removal of the feature.
The move could jeopardise users’ safety and might even get the platform banned from the Google and Apple app stores.
An analysis of tweets posted by the Ukrainian national government and the Kyiv city government in the early days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022 shows a national resilience.
‘Performances of virility’ tend to coincide with beliefs that masculinity is either in crisis or under attack.
Everything apps offer a wide range of features, combining social media with personal finances. But creating the perfect everything app is no easy task.
Prosecraft creator Benji Smith believed he was honouring copyright laws, while using more than 25,000 books without authors’ consent. What does the law say? A copyright expert explains.
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.
Consumers relate to brands and logos on an emotional level. The response to Elon Musk’s rebranding of Twitter has revealed the emotional connections people have to the brands they use.
A rebranding expert on what may lie in store for the transformed social media platform.
A scholar of design who researches brand campaigns critiques the social media platform’s new look.
Musk has completed the ultimate act of disruption to Twitter by rebranding the platform. Here’s what that means for the future of the company and its users.
Twitter has been officially rebranded to X, in a process many would deem chaotic. But we can still try to make sense of it.
In the marketplace of ideas, for an app or product to be considered successful, it must be widely adopted for it to represent an innovation.
Donors’ sentiments expressed on Twitter became more cheerful before they made a gift to support Wikipedia, researchers found.