How fast is that video really coming in?
How do internet companies decide which network traffic to slow down and which to charge against users' data plans? And what can we learn about net neutrality from the answers?
Not everyone got to see Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey ) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in the opening season seven episode of Game of Thrones.
The problems some people had trying to watch Game of Thrones via the internet shows we still have a long way to go before we can live-stream major events to a mass online audience.
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Text and video 'mining' could be used to automatically detect violent language and behaviour.
The areas in red indicate where Netflix has cultivated subscribers.
Netflix has seamlessly adapted to new technologies and disrupted existing business models. But unlike traditional media enterprises, Netflix has never tried to attract a mass audience.
After witnessing a streamed suicide, users could sue for emotional harm. But it's tricky to prove – and even trickier to hold Facebook accountable.
Facebook Live streaming after the police shooting death of Philando Castile.
Facebook Live – and other live-video streaming services – change how we bear witness to events, and challenge how we think about visual information.
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Automated systems that watch online chats and flag racist, sexist and bullying behavior could help curtail internet abuse.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, and some very fast cars for The Grand Tour.
The new motoring series will be used to help launch another video on demand service in Australia. But will consumers find away to access the show and avoid paying another fee?
Now you can watch the race on Twitter.
Today's Melbourne Cup will be streamed on Twitter for the first time. So how much can social media compete with traditional broadcasters for sports?
The hugely popular Game of Thrones could be a crucial drawcard for Foxtel Play’s new viewers.
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With Quickflix saved but Presto on the way out, it's hard to predict who will emerge as the winners as battle for video-on-demand viewers intensifies.
The roll-out has been a bit clunky, but there’s potential.
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Live events like sports seemed immune to streaming services' assault on traditional broadcast TV. Now that might change.
Online and offline activism are merging, as recognised by this protest against the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Racial abuse and violence and the intertwining of 'offline' and 'online' worlds call for new methods for opposing racism in public.
In the authors’ study, 35 percent of respondents said they’ve binge-watched TV.
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TV networks and streaming services are encouraging viewers to binge-watch their favorite shows. But findings from a recent study point to a potential public health concern.
It’s time to rethink content distribution.
Netflix's recent ban on proxies, unblockers and virtual private networks (VPNs) is unlikely to provide a long-term cure to content providers’ chronic headaches.