State of the Digital in 2022 (and the future) with Simon Kemp
This week: don’t believe the hype – the surprising truth about what is really going on online.
Instagram, are you TikTok?
This week: as Instagram tries to become more like TikTok, small businesses protest.
‘Transparency reports’ from tech giants are vague on how they’re combating misinformation. It’s time for legislation
Recently, concerns have been raised over the harm caused by misinformation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and federal elections.
Big tech – how big is big enough?
How big can big tech be despite raking in some of their biggest ever annual revenue increases amidst the ongoing pandemic and market problems?
Can regulators think like Google?
People are looking to governments to protect them against the undemocratic power wielded by internet platforms.
Facebook: a troll’s paradise
What does it mean when a social network's algorithms favour anonymous groups bearing propaganda and misinformation?
Facebook relaunches itself as Meta in a clear bid to dominate the metaverse
Facebook’s parent company is now called Meta, as part of its move to embrace the metaverse.
COVID-19 misinformation spread by just 12 people
What are the disadvantages of individual connectivity at scale?
Ray-Ban Stories let you wear Facebook on your face. But why would you want to?
Facebook is adamant its new “smart glasses” won’t be a privacy nightmare. But it is clearly bidding to normalise the use of wearable tech.
Here’s what the High Court decision means for your favourite Facebook pages
Today’s ruling may inspire many social media account managers to more tightly restrict comments — or, where possible, switch them off completely.
Facebook’s failure to pay attention to non-English languages is allowing hate speech to flourish
What does Facebook need to do to strengthen enforcement of their community standards to protect persecuted minorities?
All work and no play in the future of virtual reality
Does treating VR only as a gaming technology underestimate its potential impact on society?