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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.

Dylan Voller defamation decision is a threat to outrage media but not to press freedom

Dylan Voller defamation decision is a threat to outrage media but not to press freedom

With this new ruling, publishers will need to decide between increased monitoring or risking the occasional defamation suit.

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

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.

How to use Facebook to influence Australian voters for just $20 a day

How to use Facebook to influence Australian voters for just $20 a day

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”.

Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

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.