The key takeaways of the “Surveillance in the age of WhatsApp” webinar by the London Stock Exchange Group of companies (LSEG) are as follows: Continue reading
Today, social media drives makeup trends and defines beauty in any given moment. From rebellious twists on the classic smokey eye to the latest underpainting techniques, these viral looks inspire followers to try their hand and wear them their own way. Continue reading
It is possible that YouTube will offer links to physical formats for streaming accounts in the future. This would be a way for collectors to purchase the physical copies of the music they love, while still being able to stream it on YouTube. It would also be a way for YouTube to generate more revenue from its streaming service. Continue reading
By Samuel Woodhams | Digital rights researcher and journalist
Last week, Joe Biden sounded the alarm over the lack of child protections online during his State of the Union address. He called for a ban on the collection of kids’ personal data and the prohibition of targeted advertising to children, saying: “We must finally hold social media companies accountable for the experiment they are running on our children for profit.”
Even if you think you are good at analysing faces, research shows many people cannot reliably distinguish between photos of real faces and images that have been computer-generated. This is particularly problematic now that computer systems can create realistic-looking photos of people who don’t exist.
Jessica Vomiero, Jan 19 —
News outlets and traditional media publishers have long viewed the growing volume of social influencers as direct competition for their audience’s attention and loyalty. In Cision’s 2022 State of the Media Report, 14% of journalists told us that instances of influencers bypassing traditional media were one of their biggest challenges of the year. Continue reading
“Black Twitter” describes a digital gathering of culturally connected Black people who use Twitter to discuss matters related to Black communities. These cultural conversations and inside jokes have resulted in new trends, digital behaviour and changes in the platform’s digital tools.