The findings align with previous research that has shown extensive Facebook use can contribute to lower psychological well-being and the development of a compulsion to continually check social media.
The 2018 election is shaping up as the biggest one yet for digital political communication.
Staying off Facebook for just five days appears to reduce the amount of cortisol — a measure of stress — circulating in people’s bodies, according to a recent Australian study.
That bill hasn’t received formal committee consideration yet, but Facebook is implementing a lot of the legislation’s provisions on its own — and is also supporting passage of the legislation.
Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.
“Taking a break from Facebook has positive effects on two dimensions of well-being: our life satisfaction increases and our emotions become more positive,” writes the study’s author.
A fake Facebook application run by the Thai government tricked hundreds into disclosing personal information. It comes as Thailand’s military rulers increase media censorship.
Supporters say governmental discussions should move beyond the hearing room; opponents fear more decisions could be made out of public view.
VKontakte founder and CEO Pavel Durov says he was fired over his resistance to Moscow’s efforts to monitor and control access to the popular social media platform.
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A $70,000 settlement and a Minnewaska school policy change came after punishing a student for posting about a school staff member.
Posts that express either a positive or negative emotion can generate weather systems of their own.
The offending post against recently deceased leader Bal Thackeray resulted in two arrests, the latest in a string of crackdowns on Internet speech in the world’s largest democracy.
Despite what you may have heard, the app/program does not offer access to a database of individuals likely to vote one way or another.
WASHINGTON — The Minnesota senator challenged Facebook on the way it collects and stores its users’ facial data.
Bloggers and other social media influencers have picked one to support and are now rallying their followers on Twitter, Facebook, and blogs to donate.
By 2 p.m. on the first day, almost 100 new Minnesota donors had signed up online. That’s about 98 more than sign up on a typical day.
The major players in the new digital economy are attaining tremendous positions of dominance.