What's in a Twitter hashtag? An example of institutional ABC bias when the ABC used #budgies, according to one Liberal Party senator, sparking a new debate on news and social media.
The Independent on Sunday's chief political commentator John Rentoul enthuses about the "joy" of Twitter. More than a social network, more than breaking news and a great way to learn about Welsh Jelly Mini-Cups regulations.
Yes, the internet has killed privacy -- at least as we know it -- but a world with no secrets is a far more interesting place, says Steven Johnson.
The biggest topic on Twitter is television, whether that be following #masterchef or discussing Tony Abbott on The 7:30 Report. Why? Because TV is now a social medium.
Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter suckered us in and stole our privacy so quickly, we barely noticed it happening, says Mark Pesce. Now we have to fight back to keep the one thing we have left: our unique identity.
Daniel Morel was a professional photographer who uploaded his photos of the Haiti earthquake on to Twitter, where they got distributed and sold by AFP and Getty Images. Morel sent a cease and desist letter. They sued him. Who's right?