Data analytics have played a role in elections for years. But today’s massive voter relationship management platforms use digital campaigning practices to take it to another level.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Report recommends several ways to revive journalism in the social media age, including A$50m in direct grants to local news services.
There's no way an independent assessor will be able to actually monitor how Facebook might violate or abuse users' privacy in key ways.
No regulation can fix the disruption of journalism by search engines, social media and digital content aggregators.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says the sheer dominance of Google and Facebook has distorted other businesses' ability to compete on their own merits.
Hardware could exploit the properties of scattered light so that computations happen at high speed and with low power consumption.
Facebook serves as a gatekeeper of the information diets of more than 200 million Americans and 2 billion users worldwide.
What is the impact of Instagram's recent decision to remove its 'like' counter?
Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
A proposed bill would force tech companies to tell users how much their data is worth. But how can a single number capture data's power to predict your actions or sway your decisions?
Facebook's cryptocurrency and digital wallet will give it unprecedented access to personal data, with the power to take on Amazon and eBay.
Iran has long recognised the benefits of using cryptocurrencies to counter US sanctions.
You can't fix financial literacy with digital wallets.
Australia's latest defamation ruling has made Facebook publishing a minefield, but there are strategies to ensure better social media outcomes for everyone.
We go back to the basics and look at what Libra is, how it compares to other cryptocurrencies and whether you should be concerned about using it when it eventually arrives.
Why the coming generation of cryptocurrencies could force us to rethink the entire monetary system.
Plenty of Western officials and media outlets have criticized Libra – but it's not meant for them.
Journalists are not happy about a decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales finding that media companies could be liable for defamatory comments made under news stories on their Facebook pages.
Tech giants like Facebook are at risk of joining the ranks of Compuserve and MCI Mail to be replaced with the next generation of organizing designed for new models of distributed trust.
Companies scrutinise our online likes, dislikes, searches and purchases to produce data that can be used commercially. And it's often done without us understanding the full extent of the surveillance.