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Livestreaming terror is abhorrent – but is more rushed legislation the answer?

The perpetrator of the Christchurch attacks livestreamed his killings on Facebook.

Robert Merkel, Monash University

In the wake of the Christchurch attack, the Australian government has… 983 more words


Social Media Tools: A Review

Ten years ago, while working with the ICT-KM program for the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), the team started a Social Media series… 356 more words

Social Media Series

What I Learned In My Semester Of Social Media Class

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I learned throughout this semester that building your audience can be something complex or something very simple. When I began writing blogs I felt extremely scatterbrained and completely out of my comfort zone. 159 more words

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek 'touched beyond words' by fan outreach amid cancer battle, promises season 36

Despite his stage four cancer diagnosis earlier this year, Alex Trebek is still very much the public face of long-running game show Jeopardy!

The show shared a Twitter video message from Trebek on Wednesday with the status, “That’s a wrap!” In it, the host announced the show had just finished taping its 35th season and assured fans there would be more to come. 289 more words


Cherry Picking

What is Cherry Picking?

Cherry Picking is a term used to describe those who pick and chose what they want to believe, say and do. This is not when you go to a cherry farm and pick cherries, although cherries sounds good about now. 373 more words


Digital campaigning on sites like Facebook is unlikely to swing the election

Voters are active on social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram, so that’s where the parties need to be.

Glenn Kefford, Macquarie University… 840 more words


Social Media & Surveillance: A Profile Cleanse

By Maggie McPherson

“Once it’s on the internet you can never get it back” is something we hear relatively frequently these days because it is becoming clearer how much of ourselves we digitally preserve.   504 more words