Russian users of Facebook and Twitter - but *not* Russian social media sites vKontakte and Odnoklassniki - were more likely to think the 2011 parliamentary elections were fraudulent.
What role does social media play in the individual decision to participate or not in protest?
The FCC's Ajit Pai is propagating a conspiracy theory claiming that the National Science Foundation is funding an Orwellian political surveillance program. In fact, the Truthy research project is a scientific effort to study how both political and non-political communication happens on the Internet.
The backlash against Facebook's recent "positive vs. negative content" experiment highlights a double standard applied to commercial, versus academic, research.
"Free culture" advocates promised that the Internet would liberate art and culture. Instead, it's undermining them.
This Persian Blogosphere, or “Blogestan,” is not what it used to be.
The political controversies of the last few years are a big reason why Turks have taken to Twitter.
Turkey's internet shutdown doesn't look Tahrir's. But that doesn't mean it won't matter.
Detailed description of the different stages of Ukraine's protests and what we can learn from these events
The frequency of tweets regarding nuclear plants in the run up to the 2014 Tokyo mayor elections helps explain the election result.