With the tools to create photorealistic videos of people without their consent now readily available, governments and tech giants must consider how to fight this dangerous new frontier on...
President Macron's administration will embed several civil servants at Facebook for six months.
The number of young voters turning up to the polls is increasing, but if political activity is to continue to increase, blogging could be a useful tool to engage the next generation.
The spread of social media in Africa has brought many economic and political benefits, but it also equips terrorist groups with a tool for recruitment and propaganda
In a Pew Research survey, US adults were asked to categorize five factual statements and five not so factual - with younger respondents doing best.
A team from Stony Brook University has built an algorithm to analyse the connection between certain words in status updates and depression.
New research shows that using social media can fight the symptoms of depression that come from isolation.
New research shows that growth in internet users has remained the same since 2016.
Social networks have taught us to think in extremes - but we need to be more nuanced when it comes to policing content.
New research looks at the factors that can influence the decision to leave a disaster zone or stay put.
With disinformation now taking direct aim at scientific knowledge, the science community must take centre-stage in defending its values.
Teenagers need to understand the risks posed by cybercrime and learn more about cybersecurity.
A social media monitoring company has analysed the use of emojis on Twitter over two years, predicting they will begin to replace text as the key provider of content.
Facebook has announced an ambitious renewable energy target.
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