Several flaws have already emerged in Facebook's new measures to stop improper political influence.
Children can't handle watching livestreamed massacres – and adults shouldn't have to.
It's time for social media platforms to be more open about how livestreaming works, how it is moderated, and what should happen if or when the rules break down.
What can social media platforms do after terrorist attacks?
CEO Mark Zuckerberg's claimed intent to focus on privacy will be hard to execute, will not happen soon and does not address major concerns about the company's role in society.
The National Library of Australia's web archive preserves online Australian content dating back to 1996. The next step is to archive platforms such as Facebook and Twitter - but it won't be easy.
Facebook seems to be shifting its focus more towards privacy. But this might have some unexpected repercussions, as highlighted by recent research on the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp.
There are good reasons to be sceptical of the Facecoin project.
Facebook says it's changing. Time will tell. In the meantime, privacy is under threat, news and journalism are suffering, and the algorithms employed by digital platforms are worryingly opaque.
Algorithmic guardians could be programmed to manage our digital interactions with social platforms and apps according to our personal preferences.
Any discussion about regulating social platforms should recognise how new policies could reduce the bottom line of small businesses.
The history of IBM shows how a technology titan can grow and change, while still remaining focused on its core business.
Are you annoyed at Facebook? You're not alone – and momentum is growing across the world to use regulation and the law to rein in the behaviours of this and other digital platforms.
The end of the era of self-regulation for big tech companies is nigh.
Every device that you use, every company you do business with, every online account you create – they all collect data about you and analyze it to figure out minute details of your life.
Trying to figure out if Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam or other would-be penitents are sincere? A scholar who analyzed dozens of recent apologies offers a user's guide.
Some Australian Facebook users are more worried about over-sharing by friends than the privacy and security of their personal information.
Research shows that the sense of belonging provided by platforms like Facebook trumps our distrust of social media.
For those who still consider memes like the #10yearchallenge as harmless and innocent information sharing perhaps it's time to reconsider.
Algorithms used by social media networks expose users to divisive content separating them into bubbles. But the ways in which they are trained amplifies the effects of the filter bubble.