‘Don’t say anything stupid’: social media minefield for journalists at Nine newspapers

James Chessell, the group executive editor of the publications, told the Weekly Beast he just wanted people to exercise civility on social media and that commentators would still be able to comment. He said he doesn’t want reporters telling people who to vote for, or writers swearing at the prime minister. “The social media policy […]

Australia plans tough laws for social media sites that don’t take down violent content

The prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Porter were left unimpressed after a meeting with social media companies this week, which had been called in response to the live-streaming of the killing of 50 people in two New Zealand mosques.

Bill targeting extreme content on social media won’t hit tech giant bosses, Labor says

Dreyfus said the opposition was only provided the bill at 5pm on Monday, adding that the “ridiculous timetable” of attempting to pass both houses by the end of Wednesday was a “direct result of the government being too frightened to hold an adequate number of sitting days before the election”.

‘Rumors spread like wildfire’: false posts claiming activists started Oregon fires flood social media

“Rumors spread just like wildfire and now our 9-1-1 dispatchers and professional staff are being overrun with requests for information and inquiries on an UNTRUE rumor that 6 Antifa members have been arrested for setting fires in DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON,” the Douglas county sheriff’s office posted on Facebook on Thursday.

How Maruti, Hero Motocorp and Renault are taking social media route to leverage sales

NEW DELHI: With more than 420 million mobile internet users in India, a lot of communication and information absorption is happening over mobile devices.And this is compelling every automaker to spread their message on digital platforms. Social Media is an integral part of digital marketing strategy; various original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are using the platforms […]

‘I’m switching off for my mental health’: Rita Ora and Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall lead stars vowing to ditch social media for Digital Detox day

The reality star added how he refers to ‘social media and our mental health like a petrol gauge’ in which the tank is full in the morning and slowly depletes throughout the day.  

Hate Social Media? You’ll Love This Documentary

The same feeling arises after watching The Social Dilemma, which arrives on Netflix today. The documentary takes aim at the humanity-crushing effects of social media, with footage of Harris’ presentation at the SFJazz Center woven throughout. Like that presentation, the documentary carries an air of gravitas. It prosecutes its case like a trial lawyer, calling […]

Millennials Connect Via Social Media Challenges During COVID-19

People are making bingos about everything, whether it’s a university, zodiac sign or ethnicity. Bingo questions usually follow a “never have I ever” format that users cross off until they eliminate all the spaces on a card to make bingo. Users tag friends and post to their social media. This classic game — which started […]

Liqvd Asia bags creative, social media mandate for Tata Shop Share Smile

Liqvd Asia has won the creative and social media mandate for Tata Shop Share Smile Social. Shop Share Smile is a program for Tata employees and the channel partners of a Tata Group company in India to avail offers from various participating Tata Group companies.Liqvd Asia will be responsible for a comprehensive creative and social […]

Be it on God, guns or Greta, social media offers neat solutions for our messy feelings

This is a map of the US I made last year in response to my experiences there when filming my forthcoming Channel 4 series, Grayson Perry’s Big American Road Trip. I love maps. They have an air of authority, they show us where to go. This map toys with the common delusion that there is […]