Chastened by the negative effects of social media, Mark Zuckerberg says he will tweak his service and upgrade society in the process. Should any company be that powerful?
What will it do to kids to have digital butlers they can boss around?
We are beset by—and immersed in—apps and devices that
are quietly reducing the amount of meaningful interaction we
have with each other.
Russia’s reinvention of war exploits old techniques
for a new century. Open-source citizen investigators are fighting back.
The Chinese government likes to control social media and what people do with it—but Facebook looks willing to launch in China anyway.
Zeynep Tufekci’s new book shows how social networks have empowered mass protests—but also made them more fragile.
Though the messaging app dominates in China, few Americans have even heard of it.
The Islamic State is an Internet phenomenon as much as a military one. Counteracting it will require better tactics on the battlefield of social media.
A hero of the Egyptian revolution laments the limits of social media and hopes to improve online dialogue.