The ABC could build a social media service to replace Facebook - but it doesn't have the funding, resources or political support to do so.
Will Facebook and Twitter be able to counter the tsunami of misinformation that could affect the election result? It's unlikely.
Facebook and YouTube have brought in measures to stop the spread of dangerous QAnon conspiracies, but members of the Q community have found new ways to promote false theories on social media.
Have you ever watched something because YouTube recommended it to you? You've probably been influenced by an algorithm. But at the end of the day, underneath all the algorithms are people.
How Joe Biden’s Facebook campaign compares to Hillary Clinton’s at this point in 2016 – and how Donald Trump is doing on the social media platform.
A Facebook ban on QAnon may not be the best way to address the fast-growing far-right conspiracy movement.
The documentary educates viewers about the problems social networks present to both our privacy and agency online. But it doesn't really tell us how to fight the tide.
So far, Trump and Biden are spending money on Facebook and Instagram at roughly the same rate as Trump and Hillary Clinton did during 2016.
From sharing snaps to gender reveals and shopfronts, Instagram has changed a lot about how we see the world — and how it sees us.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
Having an end-to-end encrypted messaging 'ecosystem' is a great way for Facebook to evade the full wrath of the law. It has come at a convenient time, too.
Since 2018, Canadian journalism has generated over $315 million for Facebook. Putting some of these profits back into the Canadian media may help address the losses faced by the industry.
Organic appeal and reach still trump advertising spending when it comes to digital engagement by parties and individual politicians.
One meme can lead to another – and then to a conspiracy theory.
Making Google and Facebook pay Australian news publishers might be good politics, but it is odd economics.
The Oculus Quest 2 headset is the latest step in the construction of a 'mirrorworld' built on high-tech surveillance and targeted advertising.
Dozens of companies have made pledges in recent months to make their workforces more inclusive. A scholar asked employees what they think that means.
Facebook relies on targeted ads for a large proportion of its income, and reacted with fury over Apple's new privacy opt-in.
Using the law - or changing it - to stop the spread of dangerous disinformation should be a last resort.
Increasingly outlandish gender reveal parties align perfectly with the values of an economy that's always scrolling for the next best thing.