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News Corp changes its tune on social media

News Corp changes its tune on social media

After years of bitter criticism of the social media giants, News Corp has embraced broadcasting via Apple News+ and Facebook.

Do we have a ‘right to be forgotten’ online?

Do we have a ‘right to be forgotten’ online?

The right to privacy on the internet is a common cause for concern, and the law simply can't keep up. But it's also just one small part of a far bigger picture.

‘Bane of my life’: how Facebook’s hemp ban is holding back an industry

‘Bane of my life’: how Facebook’s hemp ban is holding back an industry

The sale of ingestible hemp products has been legal in Australia since 2017. So why won't Facebook allow local businesses to advertise it?

US-style pharma marketing hits Australian shores

US-style pharma marketing hits Australian shores

The American maker of a gynaecological surgical device is directly targeting Australian women, with a celebrity-doctor-endorsed online campaign which appears to flaunt advertising laws. 

Looking into the black mirror: how teens use social media

Looking into the black mirror: how teens use social media

Paige has just turned 13 and is navigating her first year of high school. INQ reporter Kirsten Drysdale spent a day with her — and her phone — for a rare look at teenage life online.

The dirty business of cleaning our social media platforms

The dirty business of cleaning our social media platforms

With content moderation being farmed out to third party contractors, it's easy to forget the human cost of keeping social media "safe".

ACCC avoids the hard challenge of neoliberalism — breaking up monopolies

ACCC avoids the hard challenge of neoliberalism — breaking up monopolies

As platforms like Google and Facebook grow bigger by buying up their competition, we need to decide what we should do about monopolies.

Australia’s advertising systems are broken

Australia’s advertising systems are broken

The new ACCC report offers some solutions to fixing our broken system — but is it too late to help journalism and news media?

Can Facebook answer the call to moderate extreme content?

Can Facebook answer the call to moderate extreme content?

Scott Morrison wants Facebook to better regulate extreme content. The bad news is it's already trying — and failing.

Will ‘Zuckerbucks’ help Facebook take over the world?

Will ‘Zuckerbucks’ help Facebook take over the world?

Libra, the well-publicised Facebook cryptocurrency experiment, could see hugely destabilising shifts in power.