The term metaverse was coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science-fiction novel Snow Crash.
Former President Trump is asking the courts to do what tycoon Trump once would have denounced: tell some of America’s most powerful corporations that they have no choice who they do business with.
The social media giant’s third-party review panel upheld Facebook’s ban on Donald Trump. A corporate governance expert explains why Facebook created the Oversight Board.
The decisions made by Facebook through its content moderators and Oversight Board have significant implications for the exercise of worldwide freedom of expression and speech.
American antitrust proceedings against Facebook represent a dramatic pivot, one that aligns the U.S. government with the global movement seeking greater public oversight of Big Tech.
While relying on internal documents can be controversial, Zuckerberg’s emails are so detailed and specific that they’re impossible to ignore.
Tech giants are not just surviving the pandemic; they’re thriving. In 2021 and in the post-pandemic era, anti-trust regulations in tech must be revamped.
Will Facebook and Twitter be able to counter the tsunami of misinformation that could affect the election result? It’s unlikely.
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.
As the government considers antitrust action against big US technology companies, a global business scholar identifies four myths that need busting first.
Those who are leaving the platform represent a small, but by no means insignificant, counter current to the norm.
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.
Personal data is valued primarily because data can be turned into a private asset. That has significant implications for political and societal choices.
Until the two giants change, Twitter’s political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.
Libra has lost seven of its 28 founding members – but don’t expect that to hold it back.
The Canadian prime minister is the latest public figure struggling to apologize for past misbehavior. A language scholar explains how to do it right.
Facebook serves as a gatekeeper of the information diets of more than 200 million Americans and 2 billion users worldwide.
Get it right and libra could be the world’s first truly global currency. Get it wrong, on the other hand …
With the launch of the Libra cryptocurrency, Mark Zuckerberg reveals his dreams of building a new virtual country, perhaps inspired by the Roman Empire.
Facebook is built on harvesting platform data about its users, crunching that to predict behaviours and allegiances and then selling this package to advertisers. That hasn’t changed yet.