Sooner or later, China will recognise the value of digital assets. This adds to the urgency of citizens ensuring they control the data trails that tell the world what they think and do.
The latest research shows that polarisation of audiences varies widely even in countries with a similar access to new technology.
News Corp on the right, Fairfax on the left. This division has a long history in Australia, to the detriment of quality journalism and public debate.
Social media is not a drug. Yes it can have negative effects, but it has positive effects too.
Steve Howell believes that broadcasting regulations to ensure balance and a mastery of social media allowed people to see the Labour leader as he really is.
It's time South Africa stopped stereotyping its young people as being disinterested and morally bankrupt and started engaging them.
Cracking down on extremism online won’t solve the problem of extremist violence, will inevitably censor speech that's important to protect and risks harming political dissidents and democracy itself.
Britain's shock election and its surprising result allows us to see a relay between visual media, the online world and the political one we live in.
The demise of the UK's tabloids has been exaggerated in the aftermath of the recent election.
To post or not to post? Colleges and employers are increasingly checking social media to get a sense of their candidates. Here's what you should (and shouldn't) post in order to secure your future.
There are four key things Donald Trump’s election tells us about the state of journalism today.
A key to the successful growth of Jesuits were handwritten letters – transported through trade ships from India.
Baby boomers preferred drugs and alcohol, but the younger generation are ruining their health with social media.
It's a new constitutional question for the internet age: Should the president be allowed to block someone on Twitter?
The Schapelle Corby media circus wasn't reflected in Twitter stats and calls to boycott Fairfax during the staff strike show limited impact on this social media platform as well.
The late Gordon Burn's prophetic writing predicted our obsession with celebrity and the media.
Politicians want social media giants to crack down on those publishing extremist material. A focus on disruption, encryption, recruitment and creating counter-narratives is recommended.
You need to start thinking about what will happen to your online data when you die.
Research shows social media allows people to disclose all sorts of information about their love for these brands and to seek out like minded people.
A number of big new stories, from home and abroad, meant we didn't even shut Twitter off over the East long weekend.