Explorer came at the dawn of the public internet. For millions of people, it will always be their first experience of the World Wide Web.
Online communities are increasingly reshaping the virtual spaces they call home. Their worlds are purpose built, but they are also fit for purpose.
People used social media to connect with others, but after the pandemic, social media is increasingly fractured. Users adopt closed media spaces where they feel safe to express personal values.
Dating on apps is the new reality, but do they really make dating easier? A Cape Town study finds Tinder complicates it further.
It appears that the rhythms of your brain waves get in sync with the speech patterns of the person you’re conversing with. Videoconferencing throws off that syncing process.
Parents who spy on their children’s online activity run the risk of doing more harm than good, an expert says.
Empowering older adults to become digital citizens will not only help them stay connected, but help them access essential services like housing.
IP addresses serve a similar function to postal addresses. Postal addresses allow our mail to circulate, while IP addresses allow network traffic to move around the internet.
Victoria’s Secret learned a lesson other leading fashion brands and the industry at large are coming to realize: diversity sells. But when it comes to disability, brands aren’t quite there yet.
Online abuse is often dismissed as “just online.” But the rise of QAnon and similar groups demonstrates the very real consequences of online speech.
As online retailers like Boohoo and ASOS mop up some of the biggest high street brands, shops are increasingly under threat.
The Irish retailer is one of the few high street fashion retailers without an online store.
While internet penetration is increasing in Nigeria, State Houses of Assembly have little or no online presence, this ought to change.
More than 70% of college students engage in some form of procrastination, research shows.
Twitter pile-ons, online celebrity bashing, or knee-jerk reactions are part of an increasingly toxic environment children are being exposed to that risks normalising hate.
From setting passwords to cultivating patience, a mindful approach to virtual working, studying and socializing can make life online manageable.
Three experts weigh in on how college students will be taking activism from the streets to online this fall.
Self-regulation by the technology industry has failed to keep people safe online. That’s a job for government.
A great deal still needs to be done to ensure that Kenyans have proper access to the justice system.
While the internet and social media have changed young Nigerians’ communication styles and even language, they have not reduced communication.