The lives of others as shown on sites like Facebook can often look virtually perfect. In his animated short 'Infinite Scroll', British illustrator Peter Henderson looks at the bigger picture behind this beautiful world.
The UK, supported by France and Italy, has urged social media companies to speed up the removal of "terrorist content" from the internet. Several websites list ingredients for making bombs, for example.
Germany is taking on an important, pioneering role to combat the worst of abuse on social media. Facebook may hate it, and some legitimate concerns apply, but doing nothing is not an option, says DW's Jefferson Chase.
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.
A US digital agency has analyzed the time that users spend on social media.
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