Resistance against Facebook

Resistance against Facebook

Author: Maria Manolova The Cambridge Analytica crisis has exposed the sinister sides of the social network. No easy solution appears to be on the way The article published by the online edition of Capital weekly discusses the risks of harm generated by Facebook against the backdrop of the Analytica scandal. The author presents also interesting…

Facebook and responsibility for content

Facebook and responsibility for content

Prof. Nelly Ognyanova, media lawyer, comments on the recent developments in the ongoing Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal on her blog Media Law discussing the arguments for the establishment of an effective appeal procedure. Prof. Ognyanova draws attention to the fact that Facebook is about to hire 20,000 people to identify hate speech because laws such as…

Swiss View on Fake News

Swiss View on Fake News

More Decentralized and Less Personalized Democracy as Protection against the “Fake News”? We present here some comments from a public debate on the topic “Direct Democracy Guards against disinformation and “fake news” held at the University of Geneve on March 23, 2018. Context of this debate was the Helvetic culture of discussion, where alliances are…

welcome

Welcome!

Dear visitors – journalists, researchers, stakeholders, policymakers and media enthusiasts! Our consortium joint together in project Compact to increase awareness of the latest technological discoveries among key stakeholders in the context of social media and convergence. We welcome you to read and write about our findings and use them in your future decisions. The Consortium…