Many people spend hours a day on social media. What makes it so addictive? Researchers are looking into the tricks used by the likes of Facebook to keep users scrolling on ... and on.
How is the internet changing art? What about social media? A museum in the eastern German city of Leipzig explores the issue in an exhibition with a title that refers to a typical Instagram phrase — "Link in Bio."
Slack safeguards for kids on social media, video and games portals have been slammed by parents in a German survey. 55% said their children had been hurt by 'excessive' consumption, bullying, violence and pornography.
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology had long warned of "highest" bushfire risks driven by climate change. Online scammers have also been trying to capitalize on the disaster, either for money or to deny climate change.
German companies and political parties paid for an online popularity boost. Who bought likes on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube usually remains hidden from the public, but poor programming brought the details to light.
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