Comments like 'little girl needs to keep to herself before daddy breaks her face' get a free pass in the name of free speech.
Facebook should give the public more insight into how content moderation decisions are made.
Advertisers want to know how you feel online through a process known as sentiment analysis, but it still has its limitations.
Welcome to the new Wild West.
Imposing local content levies on Facebook and Google to help fund public interest journalism would take Australia towards a more European model of media regulation.
Text and video 'mining' could be used to automatically detect violent language and behaviour.
Junk food brands are blurring the line between advertising, entertainment and socialising.
Social media is a huge channel for false information. News organisations need to wean themselves off it.
Social media seem like a great way for new mothers to connect, but there are times when it's depressing. Here are some reasons new mothers may want to walk away from Facebook and connect in person.
And if you like someone based on their Facebook page, you’re likely to like them in the real world.
Facebook wants to stop violent videos appearing in its feeds, but we must ensure human moderators don't suffer.
eBay still deems its Australian business to be a Swiss business and thereby avoids millions in income tax and GST.
Big cash infusions can give nonprofit journalism a much-needed boost. But the ailing news industry needs more consistent funding.
Facebook has a new, depressingly incompetent strategy for tackling fake news.
Simply copying Snapchat might not be enough to keep the biggest social network relevant.
While the media glamorizes famous college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, the reality is that most successful people in the U.S. went to – and finished – college.
Algorithms can't sort out the truth from the dross. People must become more social media savvy.
Facebook has agreed to remove 85% of content to respect Pakistan crusade against 'blasphemy', leading the way to a whole new era of censorship on freedom of thought.
Even though Facebook claims to be a global community, its rise has come at the expense of online subcultures for marginalized people, from body modification enthusiasts to drag queens.
While Facebook's Zuckerberg suggested as much recently, companies run like autocracies cannot fulfill technology's promise of reinvigorating the democratic process.