A viral TikTok video is helping girls bear witness to the harassment they experience at school.
Social media isn’t just mirroring conflicts happening in schools and on streets – it’s intensifying and triggering new disputes.
Canada needs to think carefully about our approach to regulating online harm. Rather than going it alone and taking aim at social media companies, Canada should work with other democracies.
Once, the way we viewed celebrities was framed by the legacy press and the entertainment industry. Now fans and social media are rewriting the script.
Millennials' favourite 😂 is the latest casualty of gen z's emoji snobbery.
Google, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter have all agreed to a voluntary code of conduct targeting misinformation. But the only real commitment is to appear as though they're taking action.
TikTok has a high aptitude as a booster for grassroot political activism, even in regions where freedom of expression is limited.
There can be few more uplifting ways to stay connected during lockdown than singing together, which goes a long way to explaining the success of the Wellerman sea shanty on TikTok.
The falsetto virtuosity of the Weeknd, headliner of this year's Super Bowl halftime show, contrasts with popular ShantyTok singalongs. How do these both reflect masculinity in 2021?
Crews sang the songs to ease the fears, anxieties and loneliness of daily life on merchant ships.
The whaling story behind 'Soon May the Wellerman Come' reminds us of the crucial connections between Māori and Europeans that shaped early 19th century settlement.
People have questioned whether there’s darkness embedded in the song that many of us have missed
Gen Z have been collaboratively writing Ratatouille the Musical on TikTok – but what do the terms of service say about who owns the art?
Workers are increasingly making short videos of themselves on the job and posting them to TikTok, creating a new challenge for employers trying to police their behavior.
Communicators must listen to the frustrations, fears and concerns of young people about COVID-19. Then they need to speak to them like human beings, rather than talk at them.
COVID has shown us how powerful educational uses of digital technology can be informal, impromptu and conducted on the fly.
This new age spirituality has entered many workplaces under the guise of self-help.
Digital artwork has helped campaigns such as the #ClimateStrikeOnline thrive on social media. Through three examples, I explore why digital arts can sustain political engagement amid the pandemic.
Plot twists in the TikTok saga continue to emerge daily, with a proposed deal to secure its future in the US now in doubt. Here's what it means for TikTok users — and for geopolitics.
Despite efforts to wall off regional or national internets, social media companies will have to continue aggressively competing across borders if they are to grow.