Digital Journalism

June 25, 2019

Facebook to give data of hate speech suspects to French courts

In a world first, Facebook will hand over identification data of French users that are suspected of hate speech to judges in French courts.
June 24, 2019

Link between social media and mental health problems ‘unproven’

Links between social media and mental health problems among young people are not proven, Sir Nick Clegg has said.
June 23, 2019

NSPCC says Facebook is putting secrecy before accountability

The boss of a children’s charity has accused tech giant Facebook of placing privacy and secrecy ahead of accountability.
June 21, 2019

Take fewer selfies to fight against negative body image

Social media influencers need to take fewer selfies to help the fight against negative body image, the education secretary says.
June 20, 2019

Bank of England governor welcomes Facebook’s Libra currency

Mark Carney has issued an unexpectedly warm welcome to Facebook’s new global currency.
June 18, 2019

Facebook’s Libra could threaten the global financial system

Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, is a monumental move – although not for the reasons you might initially think.
June 18, 2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency ‘ecosystem’

Facebook is to launch its own cryptocurrency within the next year, saying its plans will deliver an “inclusive and open” financial ecosystem.
June 12, 2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data

Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company […]
June 12, 2019

Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing ‘stolen data’

Artists are challenging Facebook’s policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one about Mark Zuckerberg.
June 10, 2019

G20 agree plan to tackle technology giants’ taxes

G20 members have agreed on the need for an international regime on the taxation of multinational tech companies such as Facebook and Google.
June 4, 2019

‘Sign-in with Apple’ tackles Google and Facebook

Apple’s privacy-focused consumer branding has been bolstered with a new login service which will restrict advertiser’s access to consumer data.
June 4, 2019

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe

Shares in Facebook and Google’s parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their […]
May 30, 2019

Airbnb short-term letting boom puts pressure on housing

Everyone knows that Google, Apple and Facebook are big, and that Uber and Netflix are fairly sizeable too.