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.
Making Google and Facebook pay Australian news publishers might be good politics, but it is odd economics.
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.
If the ACCC takes one of the tech giants to court for breach of the code, the penalty could be more than $10 million.
A disclaimer in your social media profile, ‘retweet doesn’t mean endorsement’ will not protect you from possible prosecution, warns UNSW Law expert.
As news media revenues tumble still further amid the COVID-19 recession, the government has pledged mandatory rules to force tech giants to pay for using news content.
Five years ago, Facebook gave away personal data of more than 300,000 Australians. They're about to have their day in court.
From hashtags to deepfakes, Dr Cameron Edmond from the UNSW Faculty of Art & Design addresses how to navigate the murky waters of online misinformation.
UNSW's Dr Kathy Bowrey, Professor in the Faculty of Law provides tips on how to protect yourself and your content on social media.
The stage is set for central banks seeking to pull the rug from under Libra by issuing their own digital currencies.