The issues of accessibility, communication and connection are especially relevant when it comes to understanding why so many people vent their spleen on social media.
Social media is a great way to to share tips, knowledge and expertise - including about how to reduce the environmental footprint of your home.
What research says about why debates about faith get so heated online.
Since the 19th century academic librarians have helped students navigate the complex world of information. In today's unpredictable information environment, how might they rethink their role?
There's a huge divide in thinking between academia and international development on the role of the internet in economic growth.
The 'alternative-right' has used social media to become a hugely influential movement in global politics. Where is the left's version?
Researcher who has studied online news for 20 years says people fall for fake news because they don't value journalistic sources and consider themselves and their friends as credible news sources.
Researchers have found that today's students, despite being 'digital natives,' have a hard time distinguishing what is real and what is fake online. Metaliteracy might provide the answers.
Research shows the lack of diverse political views on your Facebook feed is more down to self-censorship than any algorithm.
If the site is increasingly where people are getting their news, what could the company do without taking up the mantle of being a final arbiter of truth?
Facebook's role is under scrutiny, a shift from earlier in the campaign, when the press was often blamed for Trump's ascendancy. Both played a part.
The jailing of the two men shows the government of President Nursultan Nazarbayev well understands that it can no longer underestimate the power of new forms of civic activism.
Online social networking technologies have been linked with increased risky sexual behaviour -- and Swaziland is no different.
When Facebook accidentally listed millions of users as "dead" in an embarrassing glitch it was a reminder that everyone needs to plan for their own digital death.
Our democratic edifice rests on the informed voter. Fake news is the concrete cancer gnawing away at the structural integrity of our society.
Even if fake articles could be curbed and filtered news modified, there's something built into Facebook's anatomy that foments partisan rage.
As the torrent of carefully created social media posts to sites such as Facebook grows, who is to say which is the 'real' you.
While online action alone can't solve a problem, it can be a very useful tool to mobilize people and focus attention on a crucial issue.
Facebook has banned insurance firm Admiral from using its data but research suggests it could predict if you're a risk taker.
I like you, but won't 'like' you.