This week: don’t believe the hype – the surprising truth about what is really going on online.
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.
How big can big tech be despite raking in some of their biggest ever annual revenue increases amidst the ongoing pandemic and market problems?
People are looking to governments to protect them against the undemocratic power wielded by internet platforms.
What does it mean when a social network's algorithms favour anonymous groups bearing propaganda and misinformation?
Facebook’s parent company is now called Meta, as part of its move to embrace the metaverse.
What are the disadvantages of individual connectivity at scale?
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.
Today’s ruling may inspire many social media account managers to more tightly restrict comments — or, where possible, switch them off completely.
What does Facebook need to do to strengthen enforcement of their community standards to protect persecuted minorities?