Browse recent news stories from the University of Michigan, as well as from respected outlets around the nation, about the most popular social media platforms, tools and trends.

  1. Social Responsibility: A Michigan Minds Special Series

    As social media platforms, websites, and online forums are widely accessible to the public, rules and regulations become a matter of contention—how can we filter disturbing content and prevent misinformation to create safe spaces while still practicing freedom of expression? There are many ethical dynamics to this conversation, including how children use digital platforms for…

  2. Social Media’s Impact and Path to Improvement

    In this episode of Michigan Minds, Cliff Lampe, PhD, professor of information at the U-M School of Information, joins U-M director of social media and public engagement Nikki Sunstrum to discuss social media, online behavior, and digital citizenship.