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Social media has been vital for disseminating information during crises, but with Facebook’s ban of news in Canada, old-school media, especially radio, is critically important.
A new law in Canada attempts to force big tech to pay for the news stories on its sites. But big tech isn’t playing ball, which is a huge problem for journalism.
Meta’s open source strategy contrasts starkly with the more guarded approach of its primary competitor, OpenAI
Foreign interference campaigns have targeted every major social media platform in Australia. But to date, nobody has been prosecuted for this.
A scholar of design who researches brand campaigns critiques the social media platform’s new look.
The recent declines of Threads and ChatGPT attest to the reality that rapid and widespread acceptance doesn’t necessarily lead to long-term success.
In the marketplace of ideas, for an app or product to be considered successful, it must be widely adopted for it to represent an innovation.
With competitors like Threads launching, where does Twitter go from here?
The communities that call Twitter home might decide to pack their bags. If they do, they are unlikely to be able to completely reconstitute themselves elsewhere.
Twitter is in trouble, but is Meta’s Threads a viable alternative for disaffected users? Experts explain.
In the battle for Twitter’s followers, this may be the end game.
A series of crises in the Canadian media sector will become a crucial test for what the country’s media landscape could and should look like in the 21st century.
Social media account of Cambodia’s long-serving leader was deleted amid a spat with Facebook over videoed threats of violence against opposition supporters.
The flood of misinformation on social media could actually be worse than many researchers have reported. The problem is that many studies analyzed only text, leaving visual misinformation uncounted.
Australia’s law to force tech giants like Meta and Google to pay media organizations has not always meant better outcomes for journalism. Will the same happen in Canada?
Many point to Meta’s failings to make a case for mixed reality headsets having no future. But Apple’s approach is arguably much more strategic.
There’s really no such thing as one global internet – it all depends on your perspective. But the internet is poised to fracturing even more.
I study artificial general intelligence, and I believe the ongoing fearmongering is at least partially attributable to large AI developers’ financial interests.
Figuring out how to regulate AI is a difficult challenge, and that’s even before tackling the problem of the small number of big companies that control the technology.