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

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

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

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

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?

Will Cambridge Analytica push Facebook to its Myspace moment?

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

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

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 …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Is the ACCC inquiry into Facebook and Google out of date already?

Is the ACCC inquiry into Facebook and Google out of date already?

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

What role does trolling and ‘fake news’ play in Australian elections?

What role does trolling and ‘fake news’ play in Australian elections?

The Tasmanian and South Australian elections raise big questions about how online campaigning and trickery increasingly affects our political discourse.