Trending topics garner plenty of likes, comments and shares on social media. They appear on our timelines thanks to special algorithms. But often, they’re the result of social media bot manipulation.
Rights campaigners say new cybersecurity laws regulating social media in Southeast Asia are allowing increased data surveillance and a crackdown on dissent under the pretext of fighting "fake news."
The anti-Semitic attacker allegedly acted alone, but he was part of a digital community. Via the internet, hatred and agitation are spread across borders. DW takes a look at the digital world of right-wing extremism.
Facebook's CEO has said that while fighting a government-led breakup of the social media giant would "suck," he expects to win any legal battle. US lawmakers have been calling for stricter oversight and accountability.
While some Insta-influencers try to keep it real, others set impossible standards that can leave us feeling dissatisfied and inadequate. But why is it so hard for us to take a step back? A brain scan offers some answers.
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