How misinformation endangers us
Six months after New Zealand first went into lockdown and a spate of arson attacks on cell towers began, we now have a better idea than ever before of how misinformation works and how it threatens us, Marc Daalder reports
Hot, rich, well-travelled - but tone deaf
Influencers on Instagram and elsewhere cop plenty of flak, but could play their part in society by listening and learning as well as promoting products, writes Rachel Peters
Facebook targets misinformation in private groups
As millions of posts and images violating Facebook’s rules against hate speech have been found in Facebook groups, the company is seeking to make small changes to the way the feature works.
Sovereignty in a digital world - Part 3
For Election 2020, Bernard Hickey finishes a three-part series on the digital policies needed to bolster Aotearoa’s resilience, protect our sovereignty and reduce inequality
Sovereignty in a digital world - Part 2
Bernard Hickey continues a three-part series on the digital policies needed to bolster Aotearoa’s resilience, protect our sovereignty and reduce inequality in the wake of the Christchurch attacks, foreign interference in elections, the Covid-19 pandemic, America’s tech war with China, and state-sponsored cyber-attacks.
Election 2020: The gender advertising split
Which party is trying to gain your vote? Facebook advertising shows a split between the gender of people who have seen ads
NZX cyberattacks a wakeup call
The NZX cyberattacks represent a wakeup call, but also a huge opportunity for NZ to be proactive in protecting itself in the highly likely event of a potentially worse cyberattack.
NZ’s sovereignty in a digital world
Bernard Hickey begins a three-part series on the digital policies needed to bolster New Zealand’s resilience, protect our sovereignty and reduce inequality
Digital experimentation can turbocharge Kiwi success
Covid-19 has meant businesses need to adapt to survive. Ross Parker from Vodafone says we should embrace digital tools to experiment, foster innovation and meet changing consumer expectations.