Libra, the well-publicised Facebook cryptocurrency experiment, could see hugely destabilising shifts in power.
With this new ruling, publishers will need to decide between increased monitoring or risking the occasional defamation suit.
Many countries have recently seen trust in media fall following fractious elections. It’s part shooting the messenger and part clear-eyed assessment of media failings in crisis.
Unfortunately it seems advertising on Facebook in Australia for political purposes is still a 2016 US election-esque case of “catch me if you can”.
Good morning, early birds. Online giants Facebook and YouTube have defended their platforms' responses to live-streamed footage of Friday's Christchurch shootings, and the Coalition unveils pre-election transport and jobs plans. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
As social media giants are under pressure over the hosting of Christchurch attack footage, legacy media outlets are finding they're not free from scrutiny.
The regulatory tide has turned against big tech companies with a vengeance — but will consumer interests be addressed in the rush to regulate?
The devolution of a Facebook NRL memes page into something much more insidious has raised important questions about how the internet and the law intersect.
As Mark Zuckerberg starts talking about the importance of "privacy", it's important to note his definition might be different from yours.