The need-to-know takeaways from VidCon 2019
VidCon, the annual summit in Anaheim, CA for social media stars and their fans to meet each other drew over 75,000...
Facebook reportedly gets a $5 billion slap on the...
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reportedly agreed to end its latest probe into Facebook‘s privacy problems...
Adopting a ratings system for social media like...
Gail Ann Hurd Contributor Share on Twitter Gale Anne Hurd is a producer of films and television shows, including the...
NTWRK moves into live IRL events
NTWRK, is a fascinating experiment in live video shopping for the iPhone set. It’s been described as a blend of...
Week-in-Review: YouTube’s awful comments and...
Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one...
UK Internet attitudes study finds public support...
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the...
Facebook still a great place to amplify...
A study carried out by academics at Oxford University to investigate how junk news is being shared on social media in...
On the Internet of Women with Moira Weigel
“Feminism,” the writer and editor Marie Shear famously said in an often-misattributed quote, “is the...
Social media firms agree to work with UK...
Social media giants, including Facebook -owned Instagram, have agreed to financially contribute to UK charities to fund...
Talk key takeaways from Facebook’s F8 with...
Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference is taking over the McEnery Convention Center Center in San Jose this...
EU gov’t and public health sites lousy with...
A study of tracking cookies running on government and public sector health websites in the European Union has found...
eMarketer predicts digital ads will overtake...
This is the year when the money spent on digital advertising will finally overtake spending on traditional ads —...
YouTube under fire for recommending videos of...
More than a year on from a child safety content moderation scandal on YouTube and it takes just a few clicks for...
Manipulating an Indian politician’s tweets is...
Here’s a concerning story from India, where the upcoming election is putting the use of social media in the...
2018 really was more of a dumpster fire for...
Around 37 percent of Americans were subjected to severe hate and harassment online in 2018, according to a new study by...
Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for...
The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’...
Facebook removes hundreds of accounts linked to...
Facebook said today it has removed hundreds of Facebook and Instagram counts with links to an organization that peddled...
Scooter startup Bird tried to silence a...
Cory Doctorow doesn’t like censorship. He especially doesn’t like his own work being censored. Anyone who...
A simple bug makes it easy to spoof Google search...
A bug that anyone can easily exploit in Google makes it easy to kick out manipulated search results that look entirely...
“The problem is Facebook,” lawmakers from...
A grand committee of international parliamentarians empty-chaired Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing earlier today, after...