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Facebook is under fire (again) for its questionable business ethics – what exactly did they do wrong and what will happen as a result?

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A proposed online privacy code would give consumers more control over how tech companies collect and use their data.

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New information Instagram makes teens feel worse about their bodies is an opportunity for parents to start a conversation with their children.

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The five bills would apply to Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. If some (or all) of them become law, we can expect some major changes in how they do business.

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Compromises were reached and reputations suffered. Who ultimately won the social media showdown?

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Facebook’s botched takedown of content publishers yesterday will likely have serious reputational and commercial consequences for the social media platform, says UNSW Business School’s Rob Nicholls. 

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Making Google and Facebook pay Australian news publishers might be good politics, but it is odd economics.

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Facebook says it will ban publishers and people in Australia from sharing local and international news on Facebook and Instagram if a proposal to force tech giants to pay for news becomes law.

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If the ACCC takes one of the tech giants to court for breach of the code, the penalty could be more than $10 million.

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A disclaimer in your social media profile, ‘retweet doesn’t mean endorsement’ will not protect you from possible prosecution, warns UNSW Law expert.

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