How Much Sex, Violence And Hate Speech Can Facebook Control?
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has been in charge of providing damage control for his company, and finding ways of filtering out questionable content and preventing a situation like Cambridge Analytica from happening again.
Yanny Or Laurel? Your Brain Decides, Not Your Ears
As a speech scientist, I never thought I’d see so much excitement on social media about one tiny little word.
This Instagram Influencer Literally Does Not Exist
Lil' Miquela is a social media influencer who, like most tween influencers, has social media feuds, thousands of followers, and hundreds of portraits.
This Video Captures An iPhone Exploding For No Apparent Reason
We all have our phones on us at all times, so it's easy to forget that they're complex devices filled with circuits and electricity, which means that sometimes things can go really wrong with them.
How Technology Is Helping To Wipe Marijuana Convictions Off The Books
As more and more states jump on the cannabis legalization bandwagon, one sticky problem is...
‘Cricketing’ Is The Rude Texting Habit That’s Killing Your Relationship
It's the incredibly unsophisticated and downright rude behavior—intentionally or not—you exhibit when you do this.
It’s Complicated: Why We Can’t Seem To Break Up With Facebook
Lately I can’t log onto Facebook without being asked to consider my own motivations for using the site.