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.
As countries are calling for laws to control extremism online, it is becoming clear that defining the line between hate speech and free speech is a complex challenge.
Children can't handle watching livestreamed massacres – and adults shouldn't have to.
Tech firms should be forced to reassess how they impact society under existing EU law.
Facebook has been acting irresponsibly and selfishly, and promising to do better without actually improving. But that's not the whole story: The company has some positive qualities, too.
New research into the Greek crisis from 2012-16 compared how tweets and traditional news affected bond yields among countries in the eurozone peripheries.
Facebook retired its 'Move fast and break things' slogan – perhaps because, as new research from Brazil confirms, democracy is among the things left broken by online misinformation and fake news.