digital media

Joint police action 'punches big hole' in Isis propaganda ability

Joint police action 'punches big hole' in Isis propaganda ability

Computer servers seized in two-day operation in Europe, US and Canada to prevent radicalisationLaw enforcement authorities have “punched a big hole” in Islamic State’s propaganda machine, targeting
First person convicted under Malaysia's fake news law

First person convicted under Malaysia's fake news law

Danish national wrongly accused police of slow response after Palestinian lecturer was killedA Malaysian court has convicted a Danish citizen over inaccurate criticism of police on social media, the
EU: data-harvesting tech firms are 'sweatshops of connected world'

EU: data-harvesting tech firms are 'sweatshops of connected world'

Data protection supervisor lambasts companies’ deluge of ‘take it or leave it’ privacy emails ahead of GDPR The European data protection supervisor has hit out at social media and tech firms over the
Twitter urges all users to change their password after bug discovered

Twitter urges all users to change their password after bug discovered

Company says it has fixed the internal glitch and has seen ‘no indication of breach or misuse’ but recommends precautionary stepsTwitter has urged its 336 million users to change their passwords after

Job hunting service Glassdoor sold to Japan’s Recruit for $1.2 billion

U.S. job hunting service Glassdoor, which is best known for providing insight into company working cultures, has been acquired for $1.2 billion in cash by Recruit, a $39 billion Japanese corporate
Wandering stars: are Tallinn's digital nomads building the city of the future?

Wandering stars: are Tallinn's digital nomads building the city of the future?

Estonia’s nomad visa and space-age digital infrastructure are set to make Tallinn more attractive to location-independent workers. Is this the future of urban employment? Nicole Tan, a 29-year-old
Royal wedding: Meghan Markle's bridesmaids and pageboys announced

Royal wedding: Meghan Markle's bridesmaids and pageboys announced

Princess Charlotte and Prince George given roles as attendance of Meghan Markle’s father still uncertainAs Meghan Markle’s father looked increasingly unlikely to be walking her down the aisle on
YouTube TV adds Tastemade and The Young Turks as it expands its digital media content

YouTube TV adds Tastemade and The Young Turks as it expands its digital media content

In April, YouTube TV confirmed rumors it was expanding its service by way of digital-only networks by launching two news channels from Cheddar. The streaming service was also expected to roll out
'I work online and fit freelancing around my family'

'I work online and fit freelancing around my family'

Editor and copywriter Annie Ridout on how she earns a living while looking after her kids Whenever my husband and I review how much we need to earn in order to live, I’m struck by how much lower our
Irish anti-abortion campaigners dodge Google's ad ban

Irish anti-abortion campaigners dodge Google's ad ban

Campaigners use alternative platforms to promote message on news sites and gamesAnti-abortion campaigners have sidestepped Google’s ban on online adverts relating to the referendum in Ireland on
Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

Earlier this year, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a very large mall in Torrance, Calif. (just past the AMC Center) , the virtual reality game-maker Survios planted its first flag in the
The Rochdale feelgood index: can you judge a town's wellbeing from tweets?

The Rochdale feelgood index: can you judge a town's wellbeing from tweets?

A boomtown of the Industrial Revolution, it now uses machine learning to gauge the residents’ emotional stateWhen Rochdale is in the news it tends to be for the wrong reasons, such as associations
VCs like what they are hearing out of the podcasting sector

VCs like what they are hearing out of the podcasting sector

Podcasts are television for the earbud generation. And although many podcasters make money, typically through sponsorships, the podcasting industry (such as it is) hasn’t received much in the way of
The erosion of Web 2.0

The erosion of Web 2.0

It seems quaint to imagine now but the original vision for the web was not an information superhighway. Instead, it was a newspaper that fed us only the news we wanted. This was the central thesis

Photos on social media can predict the health of neighborhoods

The images that appear on social media – happy people eating, cultural happenings, and smiling dogs – can actually predict the likelihood that a neighborhood is “healthy” as well as its level of

Notorious Kindle Unlimited abuser has been booted from the bookstore

A few levels past the bestsellers and sci-fi/romance/adventure titles on Kindle Unlimited, in the darkest corners of the Kindle Direct Publishing market, there are books that are made entirely out of

Europe takes another step towards copyright pre-filters for user generated content

In a key vote this morning the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee has backed the two most controversial elements of a digital copyright reform package — which critics warn could have a

Security, privacy experts weigh in on the ICE doxxing

In what appears to be the latest salvo in a new, wired form of protest, developer Sam Lavigne posted code that scrapes LinkedIn to find Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee accounts. His code,
How Small Businesses Can Do SEO on a Small Budget

How Small Businesses Can Do SEO on a Small Budget

Managing your SEO goals on a small budget can be overwhelming, especially if you are only a one- or two-person team.
How Small Businesses Can Do SEO on a Small Budget

How Small Businesses Can Do SEO on a Small Budget

Managing your SEO goals on a small budget can be overwhelming, especially if you are only a one- or two-person team.
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