Where is social media going to draw the line?
It’s far from clear whether Mark Zuckerberg can fully eradicate the worst material lurking in Facebook’s darkest corners, even if he wants to
Mark Zuckerberg made an extended appearance at Georgetown University in Washington DC recently. He had a message to impart about Facebook and its editorial challenges. To an attentive audience, he talked about free speech and how the social media giant was dealing with the challenges posed when the public have open access to the digital airwaves.
He came in for criticism, not surprisingly. Some said there was little new in the talk. My take was...
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Willie O’Reilly: A long overdue reckoning for the giants of social media
The recent events in Washington DC have seen Facebook and Twitter diving for cover as they try to wash their hands of responsibility. It won’t work
Analysis: Fine Gael and Sinn Féin trade blows as if it’s an election year
Each party criticised the other’s response to Covid-19 and the social housing crisis in tit-for-tat exchanges in the Dáil
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Poor planning has beset Ireland’s fight against Covid-19 from the start, and we are still lacking