Role of new media in the development and rise of populism is complex but indisputable – Tanja Tatomirovic
Distinct growth of populism which expands on the global scene in the last ten years can primarily be explained by economic and political considerations, but … Read more
The Church of England has issued its first set of guidelines for followers who use social media.
The digital charter is based on five key … Read more
Preidents and other world leaders and political figures who use Twitter to threaten or abuse others could find their tweets slapped with warning labels.
The … Read more
The Pope warned that the more people use online platforms the less social they become, and criticized the trend “to hurl adjectives” at each other.… Read more
YouTube announced that it will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology, as well as denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy … Read more
Bahrain has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action.
The interior ministry sent text messages to Bahraini … Read more
The Notre Dame Cathedral fire presented social media companies with one of the first major tests of their nascent programmes aimed at fighting misinformation in … Read more
A British single mother arrested in Dubai for insulting her ex-husband’s new wife on Facebook, has been allowed to return to the UK.
The campaign … Read more
Social media giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block … Read more
A British single mother faces up to two years in jail and a fine of €58,000 in Dubai after being detained over comments she made … Read more
In wake of Christchurch terror attack, Australia passes law targeting social media companies hosting violent material online
The Australian government is seeking to rush through tough new laws targeting social media and tech companies that host violent material online despite objections from … Read more
Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday that Facebook is considering the creation of a news product on the social network.
POLITICO reports that Zuckerberg said that … Read more
Kensington Palace has asked social media firms for help in combating a boom in abuse aimed at the British Duchesses Kate and Meghan.
The royal … Read more
Duke of Cambridge says that social media companies should own the responsibilities that come with the massive impact they have on our lives
The Duke of Cambridge thinks social media companies should be owning up to the responsibilities that come with the massive impact they have on our … Read more
As Brazil faces one of its most divisive elections in years, Douglas Garcia, like many of his countrymen, has come to see social media not … Read more
UK: More than half of 18 to 34 year olds feel that reality TV and social media have a negative effect on how they see their bodies
BBC: More than half of 18 to 34-year-olds feel that reality TV and social media have a negative effect on how they see their bodies, … Read more
The U.S. homeland security secretary said on Saturday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year’s midterm elections with the same “scale or … Read more
Google and Facebook should take more responsibility to protect children from mental ill health epidemic, abuse and addictive behaviour – NHS
The Telegraph: NHS is “picking up the pieces” of an epidemic of mental illness among children, fuelled by social media, the head of the … Read more
80% of Malta’s population access the internet. Of these 83% own a smartphone, 75% use a laptop, 48% use the tablet.
80% of Malta’s population access the internet. Of these 83% own a smartphone, 75% use a laptop, 48% use the tablet. “People are becoming increasingly … Read more
Pope Francis said he is worried that youth are too enmeshed in a virtual world of cell phones and other technology, separated, in particular, from … Read more