An updated analysis of the rise in lobbying and campaign contributions from the Big Tech companies: Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
There’s one thing we’re all getting wrong about TikTok: it’s not really a social media app. As TikTok Australia’s general manager told the Senate Select Committee on Foreign Interference through Social Media in September last ...
Break-up legislation focused on paltforms like Facebook, Google and Amazon is coming. But who will do the carving? And when will the carving take place?
Recommendations feature also pushed anti-vaccination and antisemitic material, watchdog says
Commentary: Algorithms may seem innocuous, but the U.K.'s competition authority sees ways they can be used to hurt consumers.
The Facebook Oversight Board (FOB) is already feeling frustrated by the binary choices it’s expected to make as it reviews Facebook’s content moderation decisions, according to one of its members who was giving evidence to a UK House of Lords committee today which is running an enquiry …
In this report on algorithms that curate feeds and tech company secrecy, Consumer Reports says the algorithms influence which videos and products you see online, and how social media posts are moderated.
Transparency is the first step to fixing social media’s ills, including privacy, content moderation, and bias issues, says Mark MacCarthy.
Some fresh ideas for how to stop social media algorithms from damaging society by amplifying lies and fringe ideas.
In a recent call with Twitter’s investors, the CEO of the company, Jack Dorsey, spoke about his vision of a decentralized network. Called Bluesky, it aims at giving users the chance to choose their algorithm