Tag: Facebook

What Instagram Does in the Shadows

Social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter suppress content visibility through shadowbanning. How does this impact free speech and user experience?

Beyond Pegasus: The Story of State Surveillance in India

Not every citizen or institution is surveilled in the same manner, or for the same reasons. Categorising government surveillance into ‘Big Fish’, ‘Small Fish’, and ‘Dark Modes’ outlines how each type of surveillance seriously damages India's democracy.

Data Cheque Point: How Paying People For Data Remains A Fever...

Compensation for users based on their data points becomes an unnecessary hurdle to cross — mainly because the limitations of such a model would reap more costs than guaranteed benefits.

Technically Speaking, What Can We Learn from Australia’s Move to Regulate...

Hosted by Aarathi Ganesan Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal For the past three years, Australia has been ground-zero for Big Tech regulation, especially in the battle between...

Technically Speaking, Why Did Facebook Ban News in Australia? with Peter...

Hosted by Aarathi Ganesan Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal On February 18th, a couple of weeks ago, Australians woke up to find that they could not access...

Rethinking Data Ownership: Should Big Tech Pay Users For Their Data?

By Atri Mukherjee  After a long day of work, you log on to Facebook or Instagram to catch up with trends within your digital circles....

Is Your Data Use Harming the Environment?

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore After booking my train ticket online, I received a confirmation in my email inbox. The ticket ended with “Please don’t print...