The Facebook boss's calls for outside help to draft new rules on what is acceptable behaviour online should be welcomed. So what's his next step?
National regulation of free speech should be by governments, and not corporations, in order to be democratic.
Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
There are mounting calls to dismember the likes of Google, Apple and Amazon, but most people seem to have overlooked the biggest threat of all.
Facebook has finally taken action on accounts spreading fake news on its platform.
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.