Using the same frameworks to engage bigoted individuals and groups may not be the most effective way to dismantle oppressive systems.
As newspapers’ financial woes deepen, most revenue from online news in the US is going to five big tech companies.
Netizens around the globe took to social media to express their astonishment with the #Brexit outcome, and they did not disappoint.
I felt like an alien when I logged back in after a four-year hiatus. Now I post clickbait like the rest, says Rebecca Davis.
When death goes viral: Q&A with Tarryn Crossman on the multifaceted ways grief mixes with social media
Filmmaker Tarryn Crossman’s second documentary film, Timelines, is a story about death in the digital age.
Twitter is driving real pan-Africanism - in absolute terms, Egypt actually tweeted more on #FeesMustFall than SA, and Biafra was big in Gabon.
The Mail & Guardian's health centre, Bhekisisa, joins the World Health Organisation in raising awareness about TB on World TB Day on March 24.
For the first time, online and social media texts are being regulated alongside printed material
Certain tactics win. Short and fast beats long and detailed. The headline becomes incredibly important, especially the one that appears on Facebook.
Sparrow received threats after her "monkey" comment on Facebook went viral. What does the law say?
Social media lesson 101: If you post something bigotted you will be digitally sjambokked by the Twitter backlash. This is not obvious to everyone.
There are a number of trends, attitudes and phenomena that we could quite happily do without this year, thank you very much, writes Gus Silber.
US presidential candidate is using TV coverage and the power of the social web to publicise his campaign.
With the potential for retribution and exposure comes an increased potential for retraumatising the victim.
Here's a handy 10-point etiquette guide to "liking" stuff on social networks.
Opera Software’s latest State of the Mobile Web report has revealed that the Philippines is the most active country on social media.
Empathy from the council? The City of Johannesburg's social media man gives service delivery gripes a human touch.
User-generated content can be both a media boon and a minefield, with hoaxes and propaganda competing with bona fide eyewitness accounts.
Virtual communities need to realise that the tweet can be more powerful than the bullet in this world of cyberterrorist realities.