Due to the extreme content they have to filter on our behalf, the mental well-being of Facebook’s army of moderators is now finally being discussed.
While the focus might be on shadowy Russian forces subverting the internet, three more familiar companies are very noticeably clamping down on free speech.
We’ve all got a certain point in internet arguments where we wonder how people can cling to such obviously false facts. Well, turns out there’s a science to it.
One woman’s trip to the Google emergency room has landed her in a predicament. Reiki and Yoga has been ineffectual in treating her terminal condition. So, now what?
Much like the country itself, the old is meeting the new in India as their largest arranged marriage service enters the dating app world.
The viral tale about the lovelorn man attempting to win back his ex with an endless piano has split the Internet in twain. Is it abusive behavior? Or romance? I personally think it’s neither.
There’s an odd duality defining the information age: the more we have access to, the more ignorant we choose to be.
The selfishness of hackers knows no bounds; while they’re welcome to my banking details or my identity, I’m certainly drawing the line at my Instagram images. On this, I have no filter.
Despite my expertise and reputation in my job, I fall victim to the lumbering hands of mansplaining. Enough has been enough for years, but what now?
Every week, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyze the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.