‘Powerful manipulator’: Meme study finds origin of Facebook ‘likes’ can influence beliefs

If you were told the reaction to a simple social media meme could influence — and possibly even shape — your perceptions of truth, would you believe it? Researchers from the Australian National University say you should.

Blackmores chief pledges donation will not compromise university research

The man behind a $10 million donation to Southern Cross University says he will not try to influence what is taught in holistic medical courses.