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.
According to Facebook, billions of emojis are sent online every day. The UN applauded the pictograms' ability to convey diversity. Others just liked the happy faces of smiling cats.
Populist politicians set the tone on European social media, while hate speech on Facebook and Twitter is less prevalent than you may think. We analyzed 40,000 comments, and that's what we found.
Despite a flood of sexism on social media, a large majority of Germans are positive about having a female commentator at the World Cup. Claudia Neumann is the first woman to narrate a men's World Cup game on German TV.
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