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Adobe has announced a new content attribution initiative, backed by Twitter and The New York Times, which aims to help consumers identify where digital content originated and if it has been altered.  The Photoshop maker is developing an opt-in system that will allow creators and publishers to securely attach attribution

Twitter today announced it is banning all paid political advertising from its service because of fears of further misinformation spread and civil discord. Facebook, meanwhile, continues to allow the paid promotion of political ads, even when they are false. The two companies now claim to have over 3 billion active

Email address and phone numbers provided to enable for two factor authentication of Twitter users’ accounts were used to target advertisements, the company revealed this week.  Twitter said it wasn’t aware of how many people were impacted by the mistake and no personal data was ever shared externally with its

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Despite all the privacy and data controversies surrounding Facebook in the past year it is still the most widely used social media site in Australia, according to new Roy Morgan research. At the beginning of 2019, Facebook had more than 17.1 million users visiting the site in a four week

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Google, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft have committed to the Christchurch Call, a pledge by governments and technology companies alike to stop terrorist and extremist violence online. The companies have committed to five individual actions and four collaborative actions. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Nominate today for the

Twitter has been inadvertently collecting location data of some of its users and passing it on to one of its partners to target advertising. The social media network notified affected consumers this morning and apologised for the bug which impacted users who have multiple Twitter accounts linked to their iOS

Nobody likes Nazis. Even Nazis aren’t super keen to be associated with them, which is why euphemisms like “ethno-nationalist” and “right-wing extremist” start trending whenever some white supremacist mouth-breather breaks into the news cycle. Increasingly, however, white supremacist mouth-breathers are the news cycle. From genuine monsters, live-streaming mass atrocities in

Global social networking giants Facebook, Twitter and Youtube all failed to adequately respond when a white supremacist gunman murdered 51 people in New Zealand, live streaming the event on the internet. But at least they tried. Media companies around the world were condemned across those same social platforms for embedding

Despite the march toward digital, 59 per cent of small Australian businesses still do not have a professional website, according to new research conducted by domain registrar GoDaddy. The primary reasons holding small businesses back from building a company website is the sense that the business is too small (44

A series of privacy scandals which plagued Facebook in 2018 hasn’t impacted the number of Australians using the platform. According to the the eighth annual Digital 2019 report commissioned by Hootsuite and We Are Social, Facebook has 16 million monthly average users in Australia, the same number as 2017 and