Topic archives: Facebook

The most revealing quotes from Zuckerberg’s Congress testimony

April 11, 2018 2

Facebook has a lot to answer for here — and what they say will affect the whole tech industry.

Daily Mail responds to court action … Facebook privacy investigation … Fox loses its grip …

April 6, 2018 1

Australia has launched its own investigation into Facebook's use of data, following a backlash against the social media giant.

#Libspill lies: the problem of groupthink is on us as much as social media platforms

April 6, 2018 14

Fake news about an imminent Dutton Prime Ministership illustrates why social media users are as much to blame as platforms for the deep problems created online.

Will Cambridge Analytica push Facebook to its Myspace moment?

April 4, 2018 1

As the fall of Myspace showed a decade ago, nothing is too big to fail.

It isn’t just greedy corporations using and abusing your private data

and March 28, 2018 7

Businesses, charities, advocacy groups and activists are far from innocent in this system.

Contributor cut at Fairfax … AFLW’s front-page glory … ball-gate and broadcast rights …

March 26, 2018 8

There has been another high-profile victim falling to Fairfax's budget cutting measures. And other media tidbits of the day.

You don’t get to 500 million friends without stealing some of their data

March 22, 2018

Razer: if Zuckerberg paid me for my private data, I’d hand it over in a second

March 22, 2018 25

Pretty soon, automation and wage stagnation will mean a great many of us will have no other choice but to sell our private information to make a living.

Facebook’s privacy invasion is the business model of the entire internet

March 21, 2018 24

The focus on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica obscures the extent to which the monetisation of privacy and its sale to advertisers is the core financial model of the online world.

Is the ACCC inquiry into Facebook and Google out of date already?

March 20, 2018 2

With the revelations about Cambridge Analytica and a plummeting stock price, there are arguably much more pressing issues to discuss.