Worried relatives, generous volunteers, frantic neighbors, even medical providers are turning to social media now that Hurricane Irma wiped out electricity and cell service to communities across Florida, cutting off most ...
If you thought that media coverage during the 2016 presidential election seemed, more often than not, to boost Donald Trump and criticize Hillary Clinton, you didn't imagine it, a new report says.
Frank Chen's e-commerce business has nothing to do with politics but he worries it might be sunk by the Communist Party's latest effort to control what the Chinese public sees online.
Swamped by too much raw intel data to sift through, US spy agencies are pinning their hopes on artificial intelligence to crunch billions of digital bits and understand events around the world.
Programmers from ITMO University created a computer algorithm that guides tourists to places of interest that are most popular with locals based on their Instagram posts. To test the algorithm, the team analyzed Instagram ...
Twitter is an unreliable witness to the world's emotions, according to University of Warwick sociology expert Dr Eric Jensen.
Social networks have made more gains as news sources for Americans in 2017, according to a study released Thursday suggesting more woes for traditional news organizations.
The Russian government has persuaded many of its citizens to avoid websites and social media platforms that are critical of the government, a new study has found.
From movies to magazines, traditional media has long been criticised for perpetuating unrealistic beauty standards—thin ideals that generate low self-esteem among women and girls.