People are looking to governments to protect them against the undemocratic power wielded by internet platforms.
Wrong, Elon Musk: the big problem with free speech on platforms isn’t censorship. It’s the algorithms
There’s a tension between facilitating free and fair debate on social media, and businesses’ bottom line. And it must be resolved with the public interest in mind.
When social media companies employ opaque algorithms to capture and keep our attention, what power does the individual have to resist?
What does it mean when a social network's algorithms favour anonymous groups bearing propaganda and misinformation?
What are the disadvantages of individual connectivity at scale?
This week: Finfluencers - more and more young people get their financial advice on TiktTok and other social media platforms.
Today’s ruling may inspire many social media account managers to more tightly restrict comments — or, where possible, switch them off completely.
This week: a special episode with Marc Stears on the importance of relationships.
This week: we discuss how digital ownership through NFTs creates value and new kinds of assets, and what the GameStop saga reveals about new forms of spontaneous digital organising.
This week: we’re back with a breaking news special as Facebook goes nuclear, banning all news from its Australian platform.
This week: we dive into the complex shadow world of trading location data from innocuous apps.