While lamenting abusive conduct on Twitter, CEO Jack Dorsey said any move to block content based on political or social views would stoke already rising concern about the power of social media companies.
Social media platforms now shape public discourse as powerfully as newspapers and magazines did a generation ago, perhaps more so.
On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg are joined by special guest Aki Anastasiou to talk about the week’s big technology news, and plenty more besides. On the podcast, the trio have
Three years ago, Facebook was the dominant social media site among US teens, visited by 71% of people in that magic, trendsetting demographic. Not anymore. Now, only 51% of kids between 13 and 17 use Facebook
On this episode of TalkCentral, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk about Huawei’s new smartphones, the P20 and P20 Pro, after having some hands-on time with the Chinese company’s new devices. Also this
The term “fake news” has gained prominence in recent years thanks to US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media during the 2016 US election. In 2017, it was one of Collins English Dictionary’s 2017 words of
The woman who police say went on a shooting rampage at YouTube headquarters on Tuesday was a video creator who criticised the company for policies she claimed limited her audience, according to media
n a break from Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May takes her crusade against technology giants to Davos. “No one wants to be known as ‘the terrorists’ platform’ or the first choice app for paedophiles,” May is expected to
The number of scripted TV shows released in the US swelled to a new high in 2017, reflecting the growing efforts of Netflix, Amazon and YouTube to steal viewers and advertisers from traditional networks. Streaming services accounted
The music executives hobnobbing with Ed Sheeran and Selena Gomez at an industry party one recent November night knew the enemy was in their midst. Susan Wojcicki runs YouTube, the site that’s let millions of fans listen to their