Murdoch’s Laura Jayes was one of the first to cover the Sydney CBD stabbing, however, the language she used and what she covered has drawn the ire of many.
Last night, the internet devolved into lols and fear. But this is why they’re suddenly talking about feral hogs.
For his comments made in the wake of the El Paso shooting, Twitter has decided to delete Neil deGrasse Tyson. They now prefer the clued-in diatribes of Smash Mouth.
After Twitter took down an account devoted to protecting Julian Assange, the people fought back. It may seem small, but the larger picture is anything but.
@Unity4J, one of the largest Twitter accounts supporting Julian Assange has been taken down. The social media platform gave no reason for doing so.
This morning, we woke to find that the fanbases of One Direction, Beyonce, Justin Bieber and BTS want comedian Alex Williamson’s head on a pike.
As part of their marketing push, The US Army took to Twitter to ask the average American how serving their country affected them. They really shouldn’t have.
Well, it’s official. Those who are looking to ride the back of the ‘like’ to a life of wealth and fame are wasting their time. Sorry.
Much has been documented on Russian cyber attacks on British and American discourse, but we’ve not been immune.
Alex Jones being kicked off the air was just the most notable neck chopped in a towering wave of sanctioned censorship.
While moments of social change won through social media might seem worthwhile, what it enables is something else entirely.
Criticising Trevor Noah and James Gunn for comments that were made years ago presents a problem. We need to focus on who they are now.
After Roseanne Barr made a racist ‘joke’ on Twitter, Twitter mobilised against her. With her show now taken off the air, justice seems to be served. That poses a bit of a problem.
A short-priced favourite, downstairs loving and sprinkle of Christmas magic decorated the tree of #AusPol this week. So, who won?
Despite the fact that marriage equality is now legal, one leftie faced social backlash after he removed the rainbow emoji from his social media usernames.
Criticising Trump used to be fun. That was until we became the bully. Considering we’ve now dipped to fat shaming the man, I think we’ve taken it a fridge too far.
Twitter is currently infested with bots, but no-one is quite sure why. Typically, Donald Trump is front-and-centre to this problem, but local leaders and journalists alike are subject to the same problem. I’m looking at you, Malcolm.
A regional candidate has decided to halt the mudslinging once and for all, penning an oath to promise that he’ll never again unfairly criticise his opponents on social media. Best of luck, bucko.
Too lazy to build a social media following of your own? Twitter will do it for you. One problem. You have to already be popular in order to be popular. You what?
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 chart the media landscape, we list the thirty ad people you should be following on Twitter, and we wonder if advertising can beat the alt-right.
There’s a cathartic place to group and complain on Twitter as a collection of Trump voters are voicing their regrets.