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'Haters gonna hate' is no consolation for online moderators

'Haters gonna hate' is no consolation for online moderators | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
When trolls strike in website comment sections and across social media, we tend to look to curtail the perpetrators and help their targets. But what of the moderators – the often nameless and invisible…
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Australians ignorant about social media data, ACCC chief warns | Media | The Guardian

Australians ignorant about social media data, ACCC chief warns | Media | The Guardian | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Rod Sims says Cambridge Analytica revelations are ‘very relevant’ to competition watchdog’s inquiry into impact of tech giants on media
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Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran | Opinion | The Guardian

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran | Opinion | The Guardian | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look
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It's been a week since I quit Facebook. It feels like liberation | Paul Daley | Opinion | The Guardian

It's been a week since I quit Facebook. It feels like liberation | Paul Daley | Opinion | The Guardian | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Facebook was an Exocet into the bunker of my obsessive compulsions
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What happens to your social media accounts when you die may soon change in NSW

What happens to your social media accounts when you die may soon change in NSW | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
In an Australian first, NSW will review laws governing access to social media and other digital accounts after the user's death.
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Facebook logs texts and calls, users find as they delete accounts | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook logs texts and calls, users find as they delete accounts | Technology | The Guardian | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Leaving the social network after Cambridge Analytica scandal, users discover extent of data held
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We need to talk about the data we give freely of ourselves online and why it's useful

We need to talk about the data we give freely of ourselves online and why it's useful | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Harvesting data from Facebook's users is within the rules, I should know, I've done this kind of research myself. But the latest scandal may make it harder for us to get any useful data.
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Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts? | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts? | Technology | The Guardian | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting private information
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Melania Trump Wants to End Online Bullying. Her Husband Doesn’t Help. - The New York Times

Melania Trump Wants to End Online Bullying. Her Husband Doesn’t Help. - The New York Times | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Melania Trump has long said she wants to curb online bullying. Her efforts often clash with the president's habit of using Twitter to insult people.
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Seven myths of the social media age

Seven myths of the social media age | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
There are a lot of misconceptions about how social media is changing society. Here are some of the most important.
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Banning Social Media Won’t Stop Hate Speech - The New York Times

Banning Social Media Won’t Stop Hate Speech - The New York Times | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
The “digital curfew” is an incomplete solution to mob violence in Sri Lanka and elsewhere
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I downloaded all my Facebook data – here’s what I learned | Arwa Mahdawi | Opinion | The Guardian

I downloaded all my Facebook data – here’s what I learned | Arwa Mahdawi | Opinion | The Guardian | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
After 11 years my account was a mausoleum of old photos. But requesting my archive proved a wakeup call about what other intel the company had on me
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Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter

Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.

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Judge to Trump: Muting, not blocking followers, may end suit

Judge to Trump: Muting, not blocking followers, may end suit | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter has led to a lawsuit.
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Can Social Media Be Saved? - The New York Times

Can Social Media Be Saved? - The New York Times | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
They exploit our data and make us unhappy. They spread misinformation and undermine democracy. Is salvation possible for social networks?
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Is This Dog Actually Happy? - The New York Times

Is This Dog Actually Happy? - The New York Times | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
How Twitter and Hollywood are robbing dogs of their dignity.
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Your online privacy depends as much on your friends’ data habits as your own

Your online privacy depends as much on your friends’ data habits as your own | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
The silver lining to the Cambridge Analytica case is that more people are recognising that we pay for online services with not only our own privacy, but that of our friends, family and colleagues.
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Didn't you understand Facebook was never actually 'free'?

Didn't you understand Facebook was never actually 'free'? | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
I've found myself utterly mystified by the extreme levels of shock-horror I've seen over the past week.
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Google and Facebook cosy up to media companies in response to the threat of regulation

Google and Facebook cosy up to media companies in response to the threat of regulation | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
It's surprising that news publishers seem to hand more power to Google because now more than ever there's an urgency to have clear barriers between news companies, social media platforms and search engines.
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WhatsApp co-founder joins call to #DeleteFacebook as fallout intensifies | Technology | The Guardian

WhatsApp co-founder joins call to #DeleteFacebook as fallout intensifies | Technology | The Guardian | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Brian Acton adds his voice to Cambridge Analytica backlash, as US agency said to be investigating social network’s mishandling of data
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What to Know About Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Problem

What to Know About Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Problem | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Facebook is under fire over claims Cambridge Analytica used the data of 50 million users that was collected without their consent.
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YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead

YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Monalisa Perez shot her boyfriend through a thick book, which failed to stop the bullet last June.
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A voter profiling firm hired by Trump likely grabbed data for tens of millions of Facebook users

A voter profiling firm hired by Trump likely grabbed data for tens of millions of Facebook users | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
The likely number is much more than what Facebook revealed Friday night
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The 'InstaLiars': Australia's influencers with fake followers

The 'InstaLiars': Australia's influencers with fake followers | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
There's a one in 10 chance the Instagram personality you follow is actually an 'InstaLiar'.
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Fake news spreads ‘farther, faster, deeper’ than truth, study finds - The

Fake news spreads ‘farther, faster, deeper’ than truth, study finds - The | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Twitter bots are not to blame — people seem to respond more strongly to false information, which tends to be more novel.
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Survival tips for the social media generation

Survival tips for the social media generation | Social Media in Society, Sport and Education. | Scoop.it
Gen Z is unique in that it has been online since birth. That’s led to bullying, depression and more – but can also lead to connection, empathy and hope.

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