Our unproductive 'zombie' screen hours can creep up – but they don't need to rule us. Here are four steps to help you use new tools to monitor and change your technology habits.
Many tech titans say they can self-regulate online hate speech and extremism with artificial intelligence, but can they?
Many factors can influence people to evacuate or stay in place when disasters loom. Research using Facebook posts suggests that people with broad social networks are more apt to get moving.
How likely are you to tune in to watch a streamed show at the same time as your friends, and chat in real time online? This is the goal of Facebook Watch.
Analyse the great quest of Odysseus with a little 21st-century know how and it's fascinating what you find out.
Facebook users may be flagging news as fake just because they disagree with it.
Although some social media users are able to monetize their social media "likes," much of the pursuit of popularity amounts to nothing and instead turns us into pawns for political and commercial uses
In a time of an overwhelming amount of music available, discerning consumers have to be even more strategic.
Technology companies have immense power over our lives. But why are so many of their employees and others concerned about the ethics of their behaviour?
In the information age, advertising is no longer needed to inform consumers.That means its primary role is to manipulate.
The strengths of social media are also its weaknesses. Facebook must acknowledge that it has transformed from a startup company into a powerful social force.
The social network is stopping researchers accessing its data – with significant consequences.
Research has shown that large social platforms like Facebook can reinforce problematic social hierarchies and prejudices around gender, sexuality and race.
Apple became the world's 'biggest' company because of its sky-high valuation. But in the past, the largest companies were known for more meaningful metrics such as revenue and number of employes.
The tasks of fatherhood are changing, but society's expectations haven't caught up. Many dads use online discussion groups, blogs and videos to explore their new identities.
Confrontational characters spouting conspiracy theories and fringe ideas have been around since American broadcasting began. With Alex Jones banished from the web, someone else will take his place.
Why some women choose to freeze their eggs.
The US tech giants are increasingly in the EU's regulatory crosshairs.
Data scientists mapped the online behavior of Facebook users in Brazil, the US and Argentina. The result is a startling visual portrayal of just how deeply polarized these nations have become.
We need to make monopoly tech firms more open like the internet itself.