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In a battle of AI versus AI, researchers are preparing for...

John Sohrawardi, Rochester Institute of Technology and Matthew Wright, Rochester Institute of Technology An investigative journalist receives a video from an anonymous whistleblower. It shows...

Why our screens leave us hungry for more nutritious forms of...

mc schraefel, University of Southampton COVID-19 has seen all the rules change when it comes to social engagement. Workplaces and schools have closed, gatherings have...

Why gender reveals have spiraled out of control

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Over Labor Day weekend, two expectant parents didn’t get the viral hit they had hoped for. During a gender reveal party...

Twitter posts show that people are profoundly sad – and are...

Joe Roman, University of Vermont and Taylor Ricketts, University of Vermont The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is the deepest and longest period of...

Twitter hack exposes broader threat to democracy and society

Laura DeNardis, American University School of Communication In case 2020 wasn’t dystopian enough, hackers on July 15 hijacked the Twitter accounts of former President Barack...

How fake accounts constantly manipulate what you see on social media...

Jeanna Matthews, Clarkson University Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram started out as a way to connect with friends, family and people of...

Out-of-context photos are a powerful low-tech form of misinformation

Lisa Fazio, Vanderbilt University When you think of visual misinformation, maybe you think of deepfakes – videos that appear real but have actually been created...

Even after blocking an ex on Facebook, the platform promotes painful...

Anthony Pinter, University of Colorado Boulder ...

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The other opioid crisis — people in poor countries can’t get...

Luke Messac, University of Pennsylvania There are two opioid crises in the world today. One is the epidemic of abuse and misuse, present in many...