Social media platforms are abandoning news – which is bad news for traditional media organisations that have come to rely on them for consumers.
Google has secured significant concessions in its deal with Ottawa over Bill C-18, the Online News Act, which comes into effect on Dec. 19.
The Supreme Court will hear five cases this term that will examine the nature of online discussion spaces run by social media platforms.
We found the number of “big lies” – also known as fake news – didn’t increase in 2023 compared to 2020. But we did spot more “small lies” this time. Here’s what to look out for in coming elections.
Facebook and Instagram users in some parts of the world can now pay for an ad-free experience – but at what price?
The plaintiffs claims features such as ‘infinite scroll’ leave users less likely to be able to exercise self-control.
No one has time to read the terms and conditions we are often asked to consent to. But we’re sometimes agreeing to things we would rather not.
Whatever approach you take to managing your feeds, remain cautious and sceptical.
Algorithms have been blamed for dividing society. What if they could support social cohesion instead?
With identity the most lucrative commodity social media platforms trade in, their fetishization of authenticity remains ironclad.
In the days of online bulletin board systems, community members decided what was acceptable. Reviving that approach to content moderation offers Big Tech a path to legitimacy as public spaces.
Digitalisation offers a way to preserve indigenous knowledge of agricultural practices and connect new generations of farmers to knowledge and wisdom from the past.
Social media groups have emerged designed to protect women from bad dating experiences. Those who use them could be liable to being sued for defamation.
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.