End-of-life storytelling is the process of telling stories and documenting death and dying – and many people find it confronting on a medium like TikTok.
The TikTok beige flag refers to the odd quirks your partner may have – which bother you, but you are also willing to accept – and you probably have one yourself.
It’s a surprisingly difficult question to answer – which makes sense when you consider what this long-term research would involve.
Social media algorithms can use millions of different parameters to decide what kind of content is shown to users.
Social media child influencers are increasingly marketing products normally targeted at adults, such as beauty and skincare items.
Paid blue tick status could make it harder to tell if information is coming from a legitimate source.
Pranking your intimate partner to gain clout online is not as innocent as it might seem.
With the proliferation of social media platforms, smart devices and apps, the demands on our attention have never been greater. But how is this affecting our ability to process and retain information?
My research reiterates the roles of TikTok in fostering hate speech in elections
New research shows that antisemitic posts surged as the ‘free speech absolutist’ took over the social media giant. And it has settled at a higher level since.
Signalling theory tells us lots about the way paid-for verification has disrupted the blue tick system.
New technologies are often surrounded by hopeful messages that they will alleviate poverty and bring about positive social change. History shows these assumptions are often misplaced.
Using a code helps distinguish youth sexual culture from that of adults and authorities.
The US surgeon general says 13 is ‘too early’ to be on social media. But an expert on parenting and digital media cautions against a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach.
Facebook and Instagram were recently told by their parent company, Meta, to overhaul their policy on nipple exposure. But the change may not be as radical as people hope. Here’s why.
We can all learn from high-profile frauds that have reeled in experts and celebrities alike, such as FTX and Theranos.
Social media and publishing platform users have generated vast amounts of data. This data remains online long after people have stopped using the platforms, and can impact people’s lives.
School officials are becoming increasingly wary of TikTok amid concerns that the app poses a risk to student safety and privacy and makes the nation vulnerable to spies.
A new experimental task reveals distinct styles of engagement on social networking sites associated with different perceptions of social connectedness.
Research using the records of offenders shows a shift online but also towards less committed adherence to extremist causes among offenders.