Social media

29 March 2017

Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse. Some worry this will hurt the open exchange of ideas and compromise privacy, as this report...

Audio program
25 March 2017

Twitter is considering a paid subscription service for some of its high-level users.

Journal article
23 March 2017

This article argues that the astonishing uptake of both reflects and amplifies the self-branding imperatives that many academics experience.

21 March 2017

We Feel is a project that explores whether social media - specifically Twitter - can provide an accurate, real-time signal of the world's emotional state.

Journal article
19 March 2017

This paper discusses the potential role of Internet communication technologies, including social media, in the integrated reporting process.

Blog post
7 February 2017

Since November’s US presidential election, the issue of fake news stories spreading on social media has been under the spotlight. The Media Policy Project’s Emma Goodman looks at how governments...

31 January 2017

People affected by crisis or conflict are increasingly reliant on messaging apps for communication with loved ones and for accessing information. How can humanitarian organizations use these tools...

25 January 2017

This report summarizes how NGOs worldwide use web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media.

17 January 2017

This report finds that social media is one of the biggest opportunities that companies across industries have to connect directly to consumers.

Fact sheet
12 January 2017

This fact sheet highlights the patterns and trends shaping the social media landscape over the past decade.