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Don’t shoot the Messenger: Facebook is under pressure on encryption and ads

Don’t shoot the Messenger: Facebook is under pressure on encryption and ads

Recent crackdowns from Australia and India threaten to undermine Facebook’s entire business model.

Westpac’s grovelling apology letter the latest in a long line of full-page mea culpas

Westpac’s grovelling apology letter the latest in a long line of full-page mea culpas

Westpac has taken out full-page ads in newspapers around the country to apologise for betraying community trust. It's a strategy as old as time... but does it actually work?

Government’s plan for digital platform regulation all bark and no byte

Government’s plan for digital platform regulation all bark and no byte

The government's plan to better regulate digital platforms including Facebook and Google leaves a fair bit to be desired.

Too big to break: Facebook’s game plan to escape regulation

Too big to break: Facebook’s game plan to escape regulation

To stave off threats of forced break-up or regulation, Facebook plans to get bigger, more integrated and more influential — fast.

Will Wikipedia co-founder’s new social media project crash and burn?

Will Wikipedia co-founder’s new social media project crash and burn?

With WT:Social, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales joins a long list of entrepreneurs looking to build an 'ethical' alternative to the social media giants.

Is Facebook really committed to combating fake news?

Is Facebook really committed to combating fake news?

Facebook says it's taking the war on fake news seriously... but that it shouldn't be expected to.

Let the News Corp-Facebook back scratching begin

Let the News Corp-Facebook back scratching begin

News Corp and Facebook are set to benefit from the launch of the latter's news platform, but both companies are playing a separate game.

Life just got a little harder for Mark Zuckerberg

Life just got a little harder for Mark Zuckerberg

Twitter's decision to ban political ads is great for democracy, and extremely bad for Facebook.

Facebook is a symptom of a broken system, not a cause

Facebook is a symptom of a broken system, not a cause

Crikey readers discuss Facebook's accountability, government control and Boris Johnson.

Mark Zuckerberg broke politics. Now he refuses to fix it. 

Mark Zuckerberg broke politics. Now he refuses to fix it. 

Facebook has effectively washed its hands of doing anything to fix the spread of fake news and hate speech ⁠— and Australian politics will continue to suffer the consequences.