Those who spread misinformation are exploiting people's lack of media literacy. These tools from journalism can help you fact-check what you read.
State assemblies in Nigeria must devote more resources to digital communication
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While internet penetration is increasing in Nigeria, State Houses of Assembly have little or no online presence, this ought to change.
The Wi-Fi symbol, like the technology it represents, has become ubiquitous.
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Wi-Fi has become a fundamental part of modern digital life, but its foundation is the same as the technology that allowed your great-grandparents to listen to their favorite radio programs.
President Donald Trump speaking at a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
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Freedom of speech emerged as a concept after the invention of the printing press, and that's worth revisiting in the context of social media and Trump's presidency.
With the third national lockdown under way, how can E.M. Forster's neglected masterpiece help us survive the next few months?
The first COVID-19 vaccines arrive packed in dry ice and need special freezers that can keep them extremely cold.
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The vaccines' cold storage requirements and shipment rules put small, rural communities at a disadvantage, but that's only part of a long-running challenge.
New Zealand scores well against other countries — especially over its handling of the pandemic — but there are still areas that need improving.
Our study is the first to research the impact of online misinformation on biological invasions.
It’s time, says the author, to take the red pill.
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Remember what life was like before social media took over? Now that the election is over, it might be a good time to take back our lives.
Farmers, cottagers and small business organizations are among the groups clamouring for better broadband in Ontario, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The need for much-improved internet connectivity exists across Canada. Will the Ontario government's recent announcement of $1 billion and the federal government's announcement of the Universal Broadband Fund of $1.75 billion for improved broadband be enough to make a difference?
The internet is an important tool for fighting crime in Lagos.
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Has the digital revolution in Nigeria influenced crime-fighting and law enforcement?
Next year's 'spectrum auction' will give telcos a chance to bid for access to high speed, millimetre-wave 5G. But big businesses are likely to be prioritised, not you.
Estonia has digitised 99% of its public services.
Millions of households are expected to gain access to upgraded internet connections, with speeds of up to one gigabit per second (if you're willing to pay for the plan).
The world stage.
There could be diplomatic costs to the online UN general assembly.
College videogame team members practice League of Legends.
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Combating sexism and other forms of harassment in online videogames comes down to community standards.
Online video consumption can become cheaper and more efficient thanks to improvements in streaming technology.
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A new standard for how videos are sent through the internet and read by your computer could make the digital world more inclusive, says media scholar Jason Schmitt.
Cyberspace has become indispensable during the COVID-19 pandemic, heightening the need for online protections.
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Self-regulation by the technology industry has failed to keep people safe online. That's a job for government.
The major browsers have privacy modes, but don’t confuse privacy for anonymity.
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Private mode browsing is a useful way to cover your online tracks. Just don't read too much into the word 'private.'
Research shows that governments, more often than not, shut down the internet to hide gross violations of human rights.