The Supreme Court will hear five cases this term that will examine the nature of online discussion spaces run by social media platforms.
Whatever approach you take to managing your feeds, remain cautious and sceptical.
In the battle for Twitter’s followers, this may be the end game.
For some teens on social media, TikTok and Twitter aren’t all about selfies or the latest craze in online “challenges.” Some teens are using social media to advocate for social justice.
Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of Twitter reveals what we like and need from social media.
Thousands of Twitter users are jumping ship – and Mastodon might become their new home. But it’s not a clone of the ‘blue bird site’.
Digital activists are targeted for their work on intersectional issues. But they have developed strategies to deal with online and offline hate.
Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter is seen as a threat to the digital public square. International regulation is required to protect internet users’ access to democratic public spaces.
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.
The government’s plan to make social media companies hand over trolls’ details aims to make it easier for victims to sue their harassers for defamation. But this conflates two very different concepts.
We all have biases that impact what information we choose to accept and reject. But there are some ways we can train ourselves to become more discerning.
The changes do not stop Facebook itself from collecting young users’ data and keeping it.
Eating disorder ‘communities’ online can be dangerous places for young and impressionable teens. And social media algorithms further spread harmful content.
Have you ever been targeted with ads that are scarily specific to you, and wondered how the app or website could have known?
Selfie takers often choose to shoot the left side of their face, from above. But why exactly is that thought to make you look better?
Gen X is leading the way in kicking the social media habit. And concerns about an overall ‘internet addiction’ seem overblown.
Twitter has permanently suspended the account of the U.S. president, saying Donald Trump’s tweets glorified the violence of the siege on the Capitol.
As more comes to light about the money-making tactics of social media platforms we need to reevaluate our relationship with them.
It’s not just bots which spread misinformation on social media.
The documentary educates viewers about the problems social networks present to both our privacy and agency online. But it doesn’t really tell us how to fight the tide.