Meta’s blocking of Canadian news reveals how reliant Canada’s media industry is on the U.S. The government must create a better funding model to provide support for Canadian media.
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.
There are different tactics that governments can use to block the internet, some more sophisticated than others.
Fighting misinformation doesn’t have to involve restricting content or dampening people’s enthusiasm for sharing it. The key is turning bad habits into good ones.
A scholar of design who researches brand campaigns critiques the social media platform’s new look.
Social media has become a mainstay in everyday life, particularly among younger generations. And some are even willing to make trade-offs to stay online.
New research shows that frequent posters appear needy, which pushes up against the expectation that ‘real men’ be stoic and self-sufficient.
Twitter is in trouble, but is Meta’s Threads a viable alternative for disaffected users? Experts explain.
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.
New laws aim to give the public access to a repository containing every political ad sent out through social media.
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?
Research shows LGBTQIA+ employees go to many lengths to conceal their true selves from workplace connections.
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.
It’s a surprisingly difficult question to answer – which makes sense when you consider what this long-term research would involve.
Meta now faces some A$4 billion in fines related to breaches of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations.
Social media algorithms can use millions of different parameters to decide what kind of content is shown to users.
Digital only commercial news websites still struggle for revenue streams.
Scrolling TikTok or Instagram causes mental fatigue, which can lead people to purchase items based on how many ‘likes’ an ad has instead of how much value the product will bring them.