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A Meta spokesperson told The Conversation non-news pages had been taken down by mistake. Whistleblower allegations contradict this.

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While the ACCC failed in a similar case against Google in 2013, there are some key details in this one which could give it more leverage.

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New research has found crowdfunding entrepreneurs should follow a number of steps to generate trust with investors in order to realise the full potential of crowdfunding.

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Sufferers collected evidence of their persistent symptoms, and advocated for themselves and for further research. Even the term ‘long COVID’ stems from this activism.

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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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Researchers found the letters X, Y, and Z make tweets more shareable. The nonsensical result shows how easily statistics can be misused.

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A UNSW researcher says a positive social media campaign could help to counter misinformation and fears about COVID vaccine side effects and boost vaccination uptake.

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If we aren’t careful with our online data, artificial intelligence will take over our intimate personal lives, a new book says.

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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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Great care is needed when symbols can evoke powerful emotional responses, says UNSW's Rebecca Green.

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