Category: Social Media

What Happened on Social Media in April: A Round-Up

April was a month of big decisions for social media companies, especially for Facebook and Instagram. The most talked about event was undoubtedly the Facebook F8 developer conference and the keynote speech by Mark Zuckerberg...

Backpacker social media post turns ugly

A young backpacker’s innocent social media post looking for local farm work in New Zealand has taken a nasty turn. The Finnish woman took to NZ Farming’s Facebook page to post a selfie of...

Social media snared child sex policeman

Children “remain an afterthought” for leading social media companies, England’s Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, has said. And she has written to the biggest companies, urging them to commit to tackling issues of disturbing content....

Social media: How can governments regulate it?

The government is considering ways to regulate social media companies, including Facebook, YouTube and Instagram, over harmful content. The renewed focus comes after links were made between the suicide of teenager Molly Russell and...