Was it inappropriate drafting or the firestorm of angry responses from Mumbaikars that led the prime minister to do what he has rarely done, delete a tweet?
Journalist is threatened after urging people to report the sexist video on YouTube.
Up until the Indian authorities started panicking about the ‘Blue Whale’ challenge, there was a total absence of a public policy response to this ‘epidemic’ of suicides.
According to a research, suicide-related Google searches increased in the weeks following the spring release of the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.
After defecting to South Korea, Choi Seong-guk found that escaping from the North was only the beginning of his challenges as a refugee.
Rádio Yandê uses technology, digital media and the global reach of the internet to combat stereotypes and misconceptions about Brazil’s native communities.
The creation of emoji can be likened to Newspeak in George Orwell’s 1984 – they are tightly controlled by the few for the many.
Even when princesses lead, they speak less than their male counterparts, let emotion interfere with their rationality and have to choose between romantic domesticity and success in the public sphere.
Internal documents of the algorithms that Facebook uses to distinguish hate speech from legitimate political expression reveal rules and nuances behind its censorship, and their differential implementation.
The types of reactions to any form of protest reduce a question of justice, which is objective and can potentially be settled, to one of bias and partisanship, which is always subjective and can never be settled.
The editors stood by the journalist, who also stood up staunchly and refused to reveal sources for the news, protecting freedom of expression.
At a recent media briefing, a top State Department official fumbled awkwardly so as not to offend his bosses or a US ally.
Minhaj’s animated, immersive storytelling lends his Netflix show a cathartic feeling that keeps you engaged not only through the funny bits, but also the serious anxieties of being brown in the US.
Cyber security researchers have said that they found technical evidence that could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack.
The UK’s National Health Service data is being held to ransom by criminals. This is the mother of all wake-up calls.
Adapted from Neil Gaiman’s Nebula Award-winning novel of the same name, the new series, now available for streaming in India, is in equal parts intriguing and overcooked.
Going as far back as the Bible, and as widely known as the phrase ‘Open, Sesame,’ passwords are a textual link to our past. But they may not be around much longer.
The Greens also want Facebook to pay damages, which would make it easier for individuals in similar cases to take the financial risk of taking legal action.
Relatives of victims of the San Bernardino shootout are suing the online giants for allowing ISIS militants to spread propaganda freely on social media.
A record of the US president’s Twitter activity.
Delhi HC issued notice to the centre on a plea by two users, alleging that WhatsApp and Facebook’s new private policy “compromises the rights of its users”.
Zimbabwe’s ruling party is facing a wave of online and offline protest.
The experiences of those who were restricting from sharing information on Facebook offer insight into how social media giants act as a final arbiter of what is appropriate and what is not.
The cross-disciplinary curatorial website represents a pocket of humanity in an increasingly amoral, algorithmic internet.
Change, not stability, has been the steady state of news over the long arc of history.
The fact that it offers a library of content for a fee, rather than a schedule that limits viewers to watching programs at certain times, makes it part of a wholly new phenomenon.
The full force of digital disruption which has run through the newspaper industry is set to do the same to TV News.
The abuse on the internet often provides politicians an excuse to bring in stringent laws that can have a chilling effect on freedom of expression