Google employees may be getting a free lunch, but not its customers.
Unlike their counterparts in Europe, U.S. antitrust regulators and courts have tended to view 'free' products as outside their purview for enforcement.
However powerful technologies may seem, choices are made by people – not the machines they invent.
Very few organisations in the field of civic technology are choosing the right tools for the job.
Psychological distress among teenage girls has risen by 4% in the past decade.
Rally for electoral reform in Malaysia 2015.
Social media can be an effective tool in mobilising people for social change, as demonstrated by the Bersih movement in Malaysia.
Say goodbye to this old set up.
Television is dead; long live the Olympics.
What face do you see?
There's a concern that images posted on social media run the risk of disrupting the accurate identification of people allegedly involved in a crime.
Who are adult learners and what takes them back to school?
A large number of adult learners are going back to community colleges to acquire new skills. Are they acquiring the skills necessary for today's technology-rich job environments?
Mad as hell and tagging you in the comments.
Pressure from online comments can cause our democratically elected leaders to act in the strangest ways.
Sydney man Zane Alchin pleaded guilty to bombarding young women on Facebook with graphic, sexually violent messages.
A case in Sydney is the latest instance in which the powers-that-be contribute to the widespread victim-blaming and perpetrator-exonerating in relation to cyber violence against women and girls.
Good investment? What do your friends think?
Research suggests how your online friends experienced the housing collapse affected how you perceived your local real estate market.
Hillary Clinton takes a selfie – not her first or last.
Scholars studied every tweet sent and Facebook post made by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump since before the primaries. Here's what they learned about issues and negativity.
Parents are often concerned about the effects of social media on their children’s character.
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The majority of parents in the UK believe social media harms their children's moral development.
The death in Nice on Bastille Day was live streamed in sickening detail.
Tragic and violent events are increasingly being live streamed to the world. Are we learning something from these graphic visuals – or are we wallowing in voyeurism and confirming our prejudices?
There’s no such thing as a perfect pregnancy body.
Women are no longer eating for two – or one, for that matter.
It costs multiple millions to sponsor a global sports event. Why bother when non-sponsors cleverly associate themselves for next to nothing?
Shouting past each other online doesn’t help.
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Social media is a great way to spread science information, fast. But the online echo chamber isn't always good at separating what's valid from what's not, and being prolific doesn't make you right.
With our attention diverted, we’re no longer in the moment.
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Whether it’s through Facebook or Snapchat, images and videos are changing how we communicate. But as words become more trivial, our attention, our creativity, and even our empathy may be at stake.
A growing number of young men are using steroids, but there are few public services to help this vulnerable group.
A live audience of 30 from marginal seats gave Bill Shorten the marks by 17 to seven.
The innovative online debate was a livelier affair than the turn-off one at the National Press Club earlier in the campaign, though not a big moment of the campaign. It was Bill Shorten who was the nimbler…
The court ruling will keep all internet traffic treated equally.
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If you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating this week. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in.