The first global study of third party web trackers reveals a hidden ecosystem of data gathering that spreads around the world.
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A study of 50,000 people in Italy concludes that online social networks have a significant negative impact on individual welfare.
If you share an on-line movie account with other people in your household, you probably receive some inappropriate recommendations. That may soon change.
Statisticians have boasted of the benefits of big data. Now they're discovering the weaknesses.
... in much the same way as mainstream readers consume ordinary news, say computer scientists.
Quarantine for Cyberbullies: The Latest Strategy in the Fight Against Offensive Social Media Content
If people post offensive content, cutting off their contact to the network can prevent their messages from spreading, say network theorists.
The surprising story of how an experiment to automate the creation of popularity and influence became successful beyond all expectation.
When it comes to research into Artificial Life, commercial projects have begun to outpace academic ones.
Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there's a tool to help identify them.
Hiding covert messages in plain sight is becoming an increasingly popular form of cyber attack. And security researchers are struggling to catch up.