Just as teens are beginning to discover their individuality, social media swoops in with unrealistic expectations that can subvert self-worth and have lasting ramifications.
We've seen social media sell our personal data and spread misinformation and hate, and our personal data. But we still can’t break up with it.
The social media giant preaches “connection” as its ultimate goal, but we can’t forget that it has only ever been in business for itself.
The algorithms used to determine how to target ads are based on biased data that assumes most social-media users are white men. That’s not only wrong—it’s racist.
At times, it feels like the unrelenting onslaught of news is too much to process. Is there a way to remain informed, stay in the fight, and take care of ourselves?
Since the election, our social-media feeds have swapped adorbz animal pics and self-promotion plugs with stories about treason and travel bans and rallies. Is it wrong to want to post everything?
Saboteurs sneaking into social-justice movements is nothing new—social media has just made it even more difficult to detect them. Here's what to look out for.
The most divisive and toxic election in history may be permanently redistricting the map of our personal lives.
The writer’s father spent years on a project that helped create the internet. So why does he recoil at the thought of his daughter’s warm embrace of its innumerable virtues?
When an outpouring of social-media support for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks gives way to grief-shaming, are we losing sight of our humanity?