Government regulation will never fix everything wrong with online discourse. The industry needs to develop professional norms—just as journalism once did.
Last year in Nova Scotia, after 3-year-old Dylan Ehler vanished, online sleuths descended on Facebook groups to help find him. Then they lost their way.
A new study finds that small groups of laypeople can match or surpass the work of professional fact checkers—and they can do it at scale.
The social media giant’s new transparency report mostly succeeds in showing the extent of its spam problem.
New research tracking people’s behavior on the platform found that most don’t go down those ever-deepening rabbit holes.
The company says privacy concerns forced it to block access for a team of academics. Whose privacy, exactly?
The pandemic and the George Floyd protests have made recruiters’ jobs tougher. Now they’re tapping the behavioral profiling power of social media.
Just a few days after ditching its invite-only status, the audio chat app had fewer than 500,000 new downloads.