I have something to admit. I live for the low blows and logically-inept battleground of Internet comment boxes. I know it’s a war where nothing is ever won, but I shoulder arms nonetheless.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyse the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.
Facebook has introduced measures to curb fake news, but unfortunately, those measures actually embolden the spread of fake news with users worldwide flipping a middle finger to the censor.
It’s official. Those who compulsively check Facebook, or farm the shallow fruit of the blue thumb, are operating under reduced brain function.
A worldwide study has revealed a spike in mental health issues, perhaps emboldened by a clearer grasp of the future that the information age gives our kids.
A scientific study which pegs our mothers as the reason for our intelligence is going viral as we approach Mothers Day. Problem is, it’s complete bollocks.
There’s a pattern that seems to repeat in this country. Whenever a minority proudly stands for Australia, white Australians immediately bite back.
We, the anxious millennials, are derided for being delusional, self-centered and medicated. We, however, see this as an adequate avenue of tolerating the world being left to us.
Study confirms it: the theorising that Instagram is home to the most narcissistic social media users was just unfair stereotyping…until now.
Thanks to the findings of a recent study, we know that a majority of executives believe that while Trump is doing a great job, they want him off of Twitter. Vexing.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the five trends to watch in 2017, the successful company that moved its digital to AI and a reality check for those who love social media.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke presents industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at what keeps the world’s largest CEO up at night, the new advertising way and how Zuckerberg rules us all.
Georgia Institute of Tech says those who paint their social media with pithy exercise memes are more likely to stick to their exercise plan.
It was a very shouty week. Arnold vs Trump, Turnbull vs Shorten, us vs the sun. But now that we’ve survived it (sort of), it’s time to go back to the very recent future…
Facebook users are seeing their posts censored without an official reason, with a meme that satirises Trump’s Muslim ban at the forefront of it.
Well. It seems that we, Gen X are substantially more addicted to social media than our millennial contemporaries. Bugger it.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke presents industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at the fence that Facebook has constructed, the home of the top 46 advertisers and the Dept of Justice vs. The Industry
Scientists from the UK confirm Facebook updates are providing invaluable insight into mental health disorders.
The phenomena that made President Trump lie at the feet of Kim Kardashian, Mark Zuckerberg and ourselves. Are we not entertained?
With increased connectivity, parenting has become a greater challenge. One must keep an eye on what our children share online, and it starts with the humble profile picture.
How are we expected to make social change possible when we pick and choose our exposure alternate opinion? Welcome to the Echo Chamber.
Developments in technology have seen an explosion in human to human interconnectivity, but for those left behind, feeling more alienated than before…is there still a place to call home?