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

The president of the Law Council of Australia, Arthur Moses, has expressed concern the legislation is being rushed through “without proper consultation” and warned against legislating due to “a knee-jerk emotional reaction to a tragic event”.

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

The CEO of Macquarie Media, Adam Lang, said there was a “no comment” on the Jones negotiations but was more forthcoming on the Hadley allegations: “All staff at Macquarie Media are required to adhere to a workplace behaviour policy which includes a responsibility to maintain a safe working environment and report any matters of concern. […]

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.

‘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.  

Tulshibaug app, social media pages on the way: Secretary of shop owners assn

There are already guidelines issued by the PMC and the state government, which we have made compulsory for all traders. Face masks are compulsory; sanitisers in every shop; thermal checking of customers when they come inside the shop. Now, some have also kept oxymeters to check oxygen levels. Social distancing needs to be maintained, so […]

Hate Social Media? You’ll Love This Documentary

The Social Dilemma suggests, more than once, that social media represents “humanity’s greatest existential threat.” I first heard that phrase last April, at the SFJazz Center in San Francisco, where the technologist Tristan Harris unveiled a “new agenda for tech.” Harris, a former Googler, had spun his ethical concerns about social media and screen time […]

Anyone holding a 30-man rave? Young social media users vow to ‘run riot’ this weekend before new six-person limit lockdown rules are enforced – while some venues in London are SOLD OUT already

‘But as your Prime Minister, I must do what is necessary to stop the spread of the virus and to save lives. And of course we will keep the rule of six under constant review and only keep it in place as long as is necessary.’

Millennials Connect Via Social Media Challenges During COVID-19

The video-sharing social media app TikTok has dominated the social media charts with an increase in the number of downloads since the coronavirus pandemic. A popular trend among young people is learning TikTok dances, usually 15-second choreographies around a popular song.  

‘This is my new religion’: The Baby-Sitters Club trailer sends social media into a meltdown as people go wild with nostalgia over Netflix’s diverse new series featuring a Black Mary Anne and Latina Dawn

Stacy Linn Ramsower and Zelda Harris played Mallory Pike and Jessi Ramsey, respectively, two younger characters who join the club later on in the book series. It’s unclear if they will appear in the new show. 

Celebrating Dabangg And Chulbul Pandey, Fans Trend ‘DECADE OF ICONIC DABANGG’ On Social Media

Dabangg offered everything from humour, violence, suspense and romance. Chulbul’s larger than life personality and his whistleblowing dialogues are still fresh in our minds. As we celebrate a decade of Chulbul Pandey, fans start a megatrend ‘DECADE OF ICONIC DABANGG’ on social media.