Commanders responsible for psychological operations have been ordered to report to the government on how they use social media.
Facebook has failings but this is not because it is new and unfamiliar technology. Its problems stem from a much older source of lies and mistakes: the vices of human beings.
Serious policy goals like child protection deserve a serious commitment to objective facts.
Businesses come under political fire when they lose popular support. The increase in hostility to social networks has been both rapid and ironic.
Do not blame Sonia Sotomayor and the Supreme Court of the United States for correctly reading an ineptly written law.
Fake news stories circulated on WhatsApp claim that the coronavirus epidemic began in Wuhan because it was the first city with a 5G network.
The Australian public enquiry is the first of its kind, so will likely influence decisions made by other authorities around the world.
There are literally billions of bots masquerading as real users on Facebook, but no government or regulator protects Facebook customers from being wrongly billed.
BBM was launched in 2005 and was the first of its kind, but it suffered terminal decline as consumers switched to other messaging services.
Would you be willing to sift through the most abusive and wretched social media posts? A recent exposé tells the stories of outsourced contractors who filter content for Facebook.