Social Media

Researchers from MIT prove lies spread faster than truth.

Posted 11 March 2018

Facebook and YouTube continue to dominate the landscape.

Posted 09 March 2018

Google releases information on three years of requests and its responses.

Posted 02 March 2018

No need to like a tweet in order to save it.

Posted 02 March 2018

Researchers in Spain set out to estimate the amount of sensitive, personally identifiable data held by Facebook.

Posted 25 February 2018

Safer Internet Day is celebrated annually in over 100 countries worldwide. 

Posted 09 February 2018

First cases in English court scheduled.

Posted 26 January 2018

Redesign means some content will be made available outside the app.

Posted 24 January 2018

Phil Bradley thinks we should commit to some simple new year resolutions.

Posted 15 December 2017

A complete ban on mobile phones will be introduced in 2018.

Posted 14 December 2017

Humans and AI will combine to tackle extreme and violent content.

Posted 13 December 2017

How will research and scholarly communications be impacted by blockchain technology?

Posted 30 November 2017

The European Commission has published its latest benchmarking report on the digital transformation of European eGovernment services.

Posted 30 November 2017

Budget committee approves plans to introduce levy.

Posted 27 November 2017

New set of transparency standards to help readers assess the quality and reliability of journalism.

Posted 20 November 2017

Instagram continues to grow; Snapchat plans changes and two libraries battle it out over Instagram.

Posted 16 November 2017

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism held focus group discussions in Finland, Spain, the UK and the US. Here's what people said about fake news - and more.

Posted 02 November 2017

A new report from the Society of Chief Librarians says both adults and children benefit from family learning activities.

Posted 08 October 2017

EBSCO publishes its Serials Price Projection Report for 2018

Posted 05 October 2017

The EU has ordered Amazon to reply €250m it received in a sweetheart deal in Luxembourg.

Posted 05 October 2017

A study by Pew Research Center explores how citizens access science news.

Posted 18 September 2017

When it comes to metrics, an analysis of tweets suggests that 77% of tweets referencing academic articles are mechanical in nature.

Posted 07 September 2017

People in the US who Google depression will see links to a mental health self-assessment quiz.

Posted 25 August 2017

People fact-check less often when they are in a collective setting.

Posted 24 August 2017

In the USA the youth market for Instagram and Snapchat continues to grow and Facebook loses out.

Posted 22 August 2017