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Fact-Checking on Instagram: Protection from Fake-News or The Beginning of a Greater Evil?

Fri, 27 Dec 2019

Earlier this year Facebook announced that it would be extending its fact-checking program to Instagram as its defensive weapon against the onslaught of fake news. Currently undergoing a trial run in the US, it is soon to be rolled out globally. It works like this: when users see a post that they thi... Read More

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Facebook Banning Emojis, But Not Hate Speech?

Tue, 10 Dec 2019

What was once a website made for Harvard students to interact with one another, Facebook has now become the largest social media network boasting more than 2.45 billion monthly active users.[1] Facebook has become a platform where anyone and everyone can post and share whatever content they desire. ... Read More

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Facebook’s Foray into the World of Cryptocurrency: Exciting or Worrisome?

Mon, 28 Oct 2019

"Crypto" and "blockchain" are some of the buzzwords which the social media giant, Facebook, used to describe its newest technological innovation in the era of digital transactions. The name 'Libra,' an ode to the ancient Roman unit of mass, is given to Facebook's ... Read More

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[PRESS RELEASE] The Digital Revolution and the Future of Global Economy | Difussion # 5

Thu, 10 May 2018

Yogyakarta, May 9, 2018 - The digital disruption inside the global economy has gradually created changes in the human behaviour and even more unpredictable future. It is now increasingly important for businesses to take into account the role of technology and its impact on their business strategies.... Read More

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The Case of Democracy in the Algorithmic World

Thu, 12 May 2016

Facebook has become the social media ‘guru’, the one that made the huge splash, and still does. Very recently, Facebook was caught up in one of the most intriguing and surprising issue, where they are accused of intentionally filter and select news in the ‘Trending Topics” se... Read More