Paradoxically, it is only when I disappear into the digital crowd that my personal data becomes interesting for digital merchants.
Facebook enters the world of gaming – where the web addresses are short, the streams are long and the cash flows.
As Facebook grows and grows, it either drowns out or buys up the competition.
Victims could be entitled to redress – but it won't be easy.
Social media sites aren't the only online systems that can secretly influence people's votes. Search engines can too and may be even more successful – and undetectable.
Once a niche market, sustainable finance is now expanding and accelerating, yet too few universities have committed their finance programmes to these issues. The time has come for change.
Facebook will build a village with housing and amenities in Silicon Valley, a new version of old, unsuccessful ideas of company towns and utopian communities. Will Facebook's town face the same fate?
Facebook and Google already face a legal complaint in the wake of the new data protection law, but the most precious data still isn't covered.
Social media presents a powerful platform for creating multiple stories about Africa.
Organisations are on the losing side, especially those that rely on leveraging personal data to compete. But there will be a net benefit to consumers – and that's a good thing.
The sustainability of the news media is a precondition for good journalism in the public interest. Thus, economic questions should form part of discussions of press freedom.
Many are wondering what Facebook, Twitter and even the government can do to stop the spread of fake news. Behavioral science has an answer: the Pro-Truth Pledge.
Facebook has expressed interest in regulation, but its submission to the ACCC could be a disappointing early indication of how it will downplay its magnitude in future regulatory debates.
Six things you can do to control your social media addiction.
The routine gathering and monetisation of vast amounts of personal data has been normalised.
Social media platforms and data analytics companies need the world to believe in the election-swaying power of big data.
Despite the claims of online dating services, there is little scientific evidence that using self-reported data for matchmaking can lead to long-term compatibility.
We’re at a critical moment as users of Facebook. It's our responsibility to educate ourselves about how our data is bought and sold.
An expert explains how Facebook's privacy issues are linked to a bigger problem – a 'hostile information architecture,' largely controlled by corporate interests.
Facebook grapples with balancing the privacy needs of users with needs of the research community.