Governments across the world are moving to regulate online platforms. This will ultimately require a paradigm shift towards a culture of responsibility.
A new study by MIT researchers suggests that crowdsourced accuracy judgements from normal readers can be just as impactful as professional fact checkers.
During one minute on the web 500 hours of content is uploaded to YouTube, 695,000 Instagram are stories shared and there are two million swipes on Tinder.
Lack of internet access is affecting vaccine uptake among older and vulnerable populations. What steps should governments take to improve digital access?
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has recently said that a clear majority of people want their news sources to be neutral and objective.
Between February and April last year, at the peak of lockdowns, global internet traffic surged by nearly 40%. But has that increased global emissions?
Two computing experts explain how internet connections work and the many ways weather - and even human behaviour - can affect them.
Internet servers require a huge amount of energy to operate. Electronic engineer Jeff Kettle discusses the need to make internet usage more sustainable.
Nearly half the world's population has no internet access. A connectivity credit initiative would incentivise providers to connect less profitable areas.
On June 8, major websites across the world went down, without an immediate explanation. The outage can be put down to content delivery network, Fastly.
Online privacy notices aren't designed with people in mind. Here are nine alternatives that governments and businesses can use to protect consumers' data.
Paywalls are common among news site, The New York Times has the most subscribers, followed by The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Game Informer.
Benjamin Kaveladze from California University reflects on how online communities affect young people, to determine if they're important places of support.
The most common demographic variable linked to non-internet users is age; research suggests that older Americans are the least likely group to go online.
Global tax policy on digital services has to be multilateral - and more carrot than stick, Zoom's Josh Kallmer told the Global Technology Governance Summit.