A new study reveals a correlation between the passive use of social media and depression symptoms such as loneliness and fatigue.
Researchers say memes may seem harmless, but they have the potential to spread damaging messages. A new study found memes that spread prejudiced messages are more likely to be believed if they are paired with endorsements from like-minded people.
Researchers have managed to find a way to measure social 'jet lag', a mismatch between circadian rhythm and the realities of daily schedules, by analyzing patterns of activity on Twitter.
According to researchers, social media use in young women can have a negative impact on the way they view their own bodies and appearance. The study reports women who engage with photos of friends they consider to be more attractive than themselves feel worse about their own appearance directly after viewing.
Researchers report Russian trolls and bots are significantly involved in promoting discord and spreading false information about vaccines on Twitter. The study reports these accounts shared anti-vaccination messages 75% more than average Twitter users.
A new study reports women who make hateful remarks on social media are more likely to be judged more severely than men who make the same comments.
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Using AI to examine over 800 million tweets, researchers reveal how our mode of thinking alters during the course of the day. The study reports early morning tweets tend to be correlated with more logical thinking patterns, while middle of the night tweets tend to exhibit more existential concerns.
A new study links increased time spent on social media by 10 year old girls to a decline in wellbeing at the age of 15.
Researchers look at the impact smartphone use and technology is having on teen mental health.