BuzzFeed was more than just listicles and funny quizzes. It also produced quality journalism in innovative ways.
People seeking mental health care still encounter stigma, even within the health system. New tools for teaching and sharing information may help address it.
As the influence of mainstream media declines, the social media-savvy alt-left sites could hold the key to success for Labour hopefuls.
Most of us spend hours each day glued to some type of screen for work or play. But is that a bad thing? Has anyone got the data to figure it out? Now is the time for ‘The Human Screenome Project.’
The abilities to detect and analyze deepfake videos is of the utmost urgency. Deepfakes are a serious threat to people’s security and our democratic institutions.
The voting public is being forced to wade through a fog of disinformation thanks to some cynical ploys.
If policymakers care about a vibrant news media, they need to ensure the freedom, funding, and future of independent professional journalism.
As the election campaign hots up we explore how the parties are exploiting videos on their social media accounts.
Which messages and formats are cutting through the most?
Google and Facebook attract plenty of users and advertising dollars in Australia, but the ACCC will have to work with other watchdogs overseas on any effective regulation.
Researchers examined how youth on three continents think about digital technology today and conducted an experiment to learn what youth said after living without their phones for a week.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Report recommends several ways to revive journalism in the social media age, including A$50m in direct grants to local news services.
It is possible for teenagers to be addicted to screen-time activities such as video gaming. It is also possible for parents to do something about it.
Being seen to lead is clearly an important political aspect of managing online content. But internet regulation must focus on creating policy that is clear, accountable, balanced and open to appeals.
New Zealand’s largest general newspaper has launched a paywall this week, with likely repercussions for other media organisations and readers.
After the 2016 US election and ensuing Cambridge Analytic scandal, there was a lot of scaremongering around digital election campaigning. But this hysteria is, for the most part, unfounded.
Nation states are covertly working against each other on the very same digital platforms they use to collaborate in areas such as trade and manufacturing.
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.
Each day, readers are bombarded with shocking, inspiring and informative images. In their overwhelming volume, they can be easily forgotten. Nonetheless, some do rise to the top.
Academic research highlights the dangers – personal and societal – of giving too much time and attention to social media.