Cable providers like Comcast carry Fox News and other channels that feed conspiracy theories and lies into Americans' homes.
Every day, the internet fills up with more and more dead people while our ability to reanimate them grows. The dead are more robust and more vulnerable — and we’re not ready for any of this.
Can schools discipline students for remarks made online? The answer is not entirely clear.
Social media platform Clubhouse is a buzzy Silicon Valley darling, but its core attribute – audio chat – is unlikely to be a flash in the pan.
Facebook's choice of profits over the people is difficult to reconcile with its commitment to free speech.
Misinformation isn't an inevitable product of social media. Proven techniques can help tech companies clean up their acts.
Our relationship with Facebook, Google and news is a classic case of the prisoner's dilemma. Cooperation may be the only way to get the best outcome.
The battle between media companies and foreign governments over who controls the news dates back some 150 years, to when European and US wire services dictated the world's headlines.
In China, a lot of news happens entirely inside the WeChat platform. Is this the future for Facebook?
If you're fed up with Facebook, there are many options to step away, from taking a deactivation break, to a digital spring clean of how the platform accesses your data, to a full divorce.
With regional news outlets long in decline, people have been increasingly turning to social media for information. Facebook's news ban places that under threat.
When far-right and far-left politicians get most of the media attention, it hurts democracy.
Deplatformed groups can all too easily flock to alternative platforms to coordinate.
Vaccine selfies are just the tip of the iceberg of doctor frustration over Canada's fragmented vaccine rollout.
Myanmar is increasingly connected to the world via social media, which will make it more difficult for the country's new military leaders to maintain social control.
Sophisticated fake social media personas created by North Korean hackers offered to collaborate with cybersecurity researchers. Several US researchers fell for it.
Schools are back, but NCEA level 1 media studies soon won't be — at a time when media literacy is more vital than ever.
Clubhouse offers a rare experience of spontaneity and intimacy online. But as the new social platform grows, it may face problems of moderation and abuse.
A small band of Reddit users have driven GameStop shares to incredible highs at the expense of multi-billion-dollar hedge funds.
The type and amount of misinformation closely tracks tensions in US-China relations. Effectively countering the misinformation comes down to who does the debunking.