In the U.S., teens are undergoing plastic surgery to look better on selfies. Selfies aren’t just an expression of a narcissistic generation – they’re also a testament to the insecurity many people feel in a world that’s obsessed by beauty.
Kenyans go to the polls on August 8 and both the opposition and the ruling government are trying to woo voters online. But could social media also be used to incite violence?
Desperate to break into the Chinese market, Facebook has discreetly developed and rolled out a photo-sharing app called "Colorful Balloons." The app has no Facebook branding and was released through a local Chinese firm.
Facebook posted an ad-driven profit increase of 71 percent, and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg wants more ads. He is eyeing a rollout in Messenger and WhatsApp.
The chancellor spent an hour on Wednesday answering questions from four social-media stars. DW watched the event with three first-time German voters. So, did the chancellor make the grade when talking to young people?
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