social media

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

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UNSW Business School research has found there is little to no correlation for recruiters between a job candidate’s social media profile and potential on-the-job performance or retention levels.

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Sharing footage of crimes and natural catastrophes on social media can be both beneficial and detrimental to the wider community, says criminology expert Alyce McGovern.

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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.

Finding new ways to keep in touch.

Professor of computer science and award-winning educator, Richard Buckland, shares his tips for helping less tech-savvy relatives adapt to socialising online – with as little tension as possible.

Fake news and democracy

From hashtags to deepfakes, Dr Cameron Edmond from the UNSW Faculty of Art & Design addresses how to navigate the murky waters of online misinformation.

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UNSW's Dr Kathy Bowrey, Professor in the Faculty of Law provides tips on how to protect yourself and your content on social media.

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Know your rights and stay on top of evolving terms of service when using social media, says Professor Kathy Bowrey from UNSW Law. 

The world is connected by the internet

Worth more than oil and gold, our data is taken freely and willingly, but can we go offline when the world is switched on?

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Selling an enviable lifestyle is big business for China's internet celebrities. The multibillion-dollar influencer industry is all about turning fans into customers on social media. 

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