The fight against online stalking and bullying is getting some legal teeth in Japan, where the government has amended an existing law to make these behaviors punishable with jail time.
Twitter has had a rough couple of years, but 2016 was arguably the worst.
An Iowa woman is accused of murdering a romantic rival and then impersonating her on social media to make everyone believe she was still alive.
"Shopping mall fights 'organized on social media' break out in 11 states. Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers looking for post-holiday deals scrambling for the exits..."
Young adults who use multiple social media platforms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression than peers who user fewer, according to a new study.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has begun asking visitors from abroad to voluntarily provide details of their social media accounts.
Social media analytics outfit ListenFirst Media has added Twitter data for television programming to its syndicated measurement products for TV.
Liberals are far more likely to dump their online friends because of their political beliefs, according to a survey by the Public Religion Research Institute.
A study conducted in Great Britain shows that social media use appears to result in lower life satisfaction among tweens and early teens.
The WaPo fact checker, called "Real Donald Context," is available as an extension for Google Chrome and provides the newspaper's take on Trump's statements within the Twitter feed.