Whether on Twitter or Tumblr, Facebook or Reddit, people use many strategies to express their sexual selves.
Using the law - or changing it - to stop the spread of dangerous disinformation should be a last resort.
We're supposed to suppress feelings of envy. But what if the kind spurred by school shutdowns, frontline work and cramped apartments are worth exploring – and acting upon?
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.
Small groups of fringe activists pushing online disinformation are a growing threat to Australian democracy.
Russian-affiliated Twitter accounts changed what they posted about, and used both text and images in ways that shed light on how these information warriors work.
Research that measures the public mood based on Twitter posts shows that it's currently at its lowest point in a decade. One exception: when people visit parks and green spaces.
Grime artist is among many who don't seem to see anti-Jewish views as racism.
Research shows one in five Australian women experience degrading content online. This is not 'harmless' or 'normal'.
QAnon conspiracists think Trump's 'secret war' against an elite celebrity 'deep state' network will eventually lead to a day of reckoning where his opponents will fall.
Young people continue to find new ways to connect on social media, in spaces that are increasingly hard for governments to regulate.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social networks say they are targeting hate, but they're overlooking a major source of hateful content: gun talk.
Hackers demonstrated they can take over Twitter's technology infrastructure, a brazen move that hints at how such an attack could destabilize society.
Twitter's 'blue tick' club of influential users was locked out after financial scammers hacked celebrities' accounts. But with ever more trust placed in social media, we stand to lose more than money.
Here’s what you need to know about the largely right-wing social media platform creeping into headlines.
A tale of two leaders on Twitter in the age of COVID-19.
From its beginnings as a geeky tool to deal with a fragmented information stream, Twitter made the hashtag a new and powerful part of the world’s cultural, social and political vocabulary.
The study examined patterns of Twitter rage in hot and cold weather. Given anger spreads through online communities faster than any other emotions, the findings are important.
A social media researcher explains how bots and sock puppet accounts manipulate and polarize public debate.
Aboriginal people have been calling for non-Indigenous Australians to listen to what they are saying. One great way to do that is via Twitter