The damaging effect of social media filters is rarely taught in schools.
Nicholas Carah, The University of Queensland; Aimee Brownbill, The University of Queensland; Amy Shields Dobson, Curtin University; Brady Robards, Monash University; Daniel Angus, Queensland University of Technology; Kiah Hawker, The University of Queensland; Lauren Hayden, The University of Queensland, and Xue Ying Tan, Queensland University of Technology
None of the major digital platforms lets the public see what advertising they carry and how it’s targeted, according to a new report.
What can and should be done in light of response to the Facebook Files? The issues are undoubtedly complex, but solutions need to centre on children’s rights and prioritize what young people need.
Social media isn’t just mirroring conflicts happening in schools and on streets – it’s intensifying and triggering new disputes.
Children aged eight to 12 need to understand the dangers of social media aren’t just from online predators.
An app that young people use to share videos of themselves dancing might seem like a silly diversion, but it’s become a powerhouse social media platform.
New research has identified the main triggers of this psychological phenomenon, the contexts in which it happens and the types of fears involved in it.
No longer do we need to talk with shop assistants, receptionists, bus drivers or even coworkers, we simply engage with a screen to communicate whatever it is we want to say.
The use of the popular mobile application for multimedia sharing in a large laboratory class was shown to enhance the students’ learning experiences.
Teens – especially wealthier ones – are walking away from Facebook, towards picture-centric social media.
A recent study found that highly narcissistic people have thicker, denser eyebrows.
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
Teenage girls using social media for more than an hour a day face risks to their well-being as they grow up.
From asking a partner to pick up dinner on the way home to checking in on a neighbor with health problems, we frequently face the question, ‘What’s the best way to communicate?’
Seven rules for break up in the digital age.
Cyberbullying is everywhere and is not going away - so what do bullies specifically do?
While every other social media platform seeks to tie users in through content-rich profiles, the transient nature of Snaps means the company needs to find a new hook.
Apps inviting anonymous comments play upon our desire to know our social standing, but are an open goal for bullies.
Facebook’s new video platform, Watch, suggests the social platform may have given up on copying Snapchat.
It hasn’t been a good round of earnings for Silicon Valley’s big names.