When relationships turn sour, revenge porn can be used as a devastating weapon.
For too long, social media companies – with their scale and reach – have assisted revenge porn perpetrators. At last, the law is catching up.
The male beauty business is booming.
Male makeup is set to be the next big beauty trend, but what impact will this have on men's self-esteem?
YouTube vlogger Logan Paul posted and then removed a video depicting an apparent suicide victim.
A robust and enforceable code is needed for online services to design sites and apps in a way that is appropriate for different age groups.
YouTube has been under fire for exposing kids to harmful content. How can you keep your children safe and what are some safe viewing options?
YouTube has been under fire for exposing kids to harmful content and recently announced new measures but these don't go far enough. Here are some suggestions that would make a real difference.
Players of video game
Star Wars Battlefront II can emulate a dogfight from the new film Star Wars: The Last Jedi in TIE and X-wing fighters.
Star Wars Battlefront II, which lets you play parts of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, ignited debate among gamers, industry and governments that may change how video games are played and make money.
Clips of Peppa Pig on YouTube aren’t always what you expect them to be.
More than 300 hours of content are uploaded to YouTube every minute - and many children's clips are unauthorised, sneaky or even disturbing. Being aware is the first step.
Taylor Swift’s Look What You Made Me Do.
MTV may not be the power house it used to be but the music video is flourishing online.
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We're told VR will let distant audiences experience live shows from the comfort of their living room – but what if no one goes anymore?
YouTube stars Zoella and PewDiePie.
Old-fashioned gender stereotypes are rife on YouTube.
RackaRacka, a sketch channel on YouTube, have been called Australia’s most successful content creators.
Screenshot from YouTube
Online video is flourishing in Australia with very little government attention. Content creators like Youtube channel RackaRacka are getting millions of viewers, numbers the traditional screen industry can only dream of.
Disney is leaving Netflix. Is the streaming market becoming too fragmented?
The cost and confusion of having content tied to so many different streaming platforms could ultimately provoke a return to bundling and a pay TV model.
Starting from … Now! tells the story of four women in Sydney. It’s one of many successful web series transforming the TV landscape.
Starting from ... Now!
From a supernatural lesbian drama to lipsynching female comedians to a popular You Tube science show, Australian web series are thriving.
YouTube beauty blogger Zoella has had more than 950 million views of videos on her channel.
YouTube is awash with videos on beauty and fashion, and young girls are avidly watching, creating powerful social media figures in the process.
DaddyOFive parents Mike and Heather Martin issue an apology for their prank videos.
As the case of US YouTube channel DaddyOFive shows, there's a fine line between pranking your kids and exploitation.
The search engine's founders saw this one coming 20 years ago. So how should they react now?
Each of PewDiePie’s videos attracts as many viewers as an edition of The Wall Street Journal.
YouTube star PewDiePie has recently lashed out at 'the media', but he's as much as part of the media today as any newspaper or website.
Tyler Oakley speaking in California.
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
TV networks are trying to win back cord-cutters.
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Next year Hulu and Google will introduce their own bundled channel services. Will it spark an online TV revolution or simply lead to more of the same?
Even without iPhones, people in the 19th century liked to see how long they could strike a pose and stay frozen.
Long before smartphones filmed the stiffened appendages of people seeking internet fame, striking a pose was a popular form of entertainment in Victorian England.
Punters cheer at the 2016 Glastonbury Festival. Revenue from live performances is growing.
In Australia, musicians' total income actually went up last year. While the music industry still faces many challenges, there is now a world-wide push to boost artists' royalties paid by streaming services such as Spotify.