Social networks cover every topic imaginable. Understanding which social networks are safe and which ones aren't is an important step.
As Twitter melts down and long-standing issues with social media platforms boil over, many people are flocking to the new "fediverse" of Mastodon. But how will it be different?
There's a lot of bad news on the internet and social media. And maybe you can't stop looking at it. Why is that and what can you do about it?
Will Elon Musk's plans for Twitter make its misinformation problems worse, or will he implement real changes on the platform that will be for the better?
While creating online accounts, you're often given the option to sign up via your preexisting social media. But should you be worried about doing this?
By Talon Homer
It's easy to take online comments out of context. Is it serious, or is it satire? That's where Poe's law (and a winking smiling emoji) comes into play.
Need ways to stay in touch with your family and friends while you're quarantined during the coronavirus pandemic? We've got several simple apps so you can reach out virtually.
By Wendy Bowman
Whether you love or hate Facebook, the Cambridge Analytica scandal exposed major flaws in the online platform. So where do we go from here?
By Diana Brown
The popularity of neighborhood social networks keeps exploding. But building community comes with some unintended consequences.
By Dave Roos
Do we portray a consistent self across different social media platforms? A new study examines the faces we share.
By Chris Opfer
The caustic tone of the 2016 presidential race is powerfully affecting ordinary social media users. Will that destroy a lot of social media relationships?
Some couples have a shared Facebook account, even though Facebook frowns on the practice. What does it say about their relationship?
By Alia Hoyt
Failbook is set up to showcase all the wins, fails and facepalms that haunt the spidery halls of Facebook (and other social networks). So what is a "fail," and how do you know if you're committing one?