AJ Impact

#MeToo and the Weinstein verdict: What now for working women?

High-profile verdict spotlights how much needs to be done to root out sexual harassment in workplaces.

#MeToo and the Weinstein verdict: What now for working women?

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Is it revealing hidden racism?

The current climate of distrust is not new to Asians who remember SARS, but this is the first disease to have the full force of social media behind it.

Coronavirus: Is it revealing hidden racism?

Pakistan

Pakistan's new social media rules will 'stifle dissent'

Digital-rights activists say the new rules will give the authorities unflinching powers to stifle social media.

Pakistan government's new social media rules draw criticism

Europe

UK cracks down on harmful social media content

Government announces measures to hold social media platforms accountable for harmful content for better protection of online users.

Inside Story

Has the coronavirus cracked the great firewall of China?

Online anger simmers after the disease kills a doctor who was punished for sounding the alarm.

Opinion

Beware of digital populism

The new brand of populism which bases its political programme directly in the power of social media should scare us all.

Santiago Zabala

by Santiago Zabala

Santiago Zabala

AJ Impact

Twitter makes $1bn quarterly revenue for the first time

The company beat analysts estimates, sending its shares up as much as 14 percent in early trading.

Twitter makes $1bn quarterly revenue for the first time

AJ Impact

Social media firms scramble to contain coronavirus misinformation

Outbreak is latest test of social networks' ability to handle spread of false and dangerous information.

Social media firms scramble to contain coronavirus misinformation

Kashmir

Limited internet restored in Kashmir, no access to social media

Nearly six-month long shutdown, longest in a democracy, ends with India allowing 2G access to 300 'whitelisted' sites.

Limited internet restored in Kashmir, no access to social media

Trump Impeachment

A presidential record: Trump tweets, retweets 125 times in a day

US President Donald Trump sets a presidential record for activity on Twitter as impeachment trial continues.

A presidential record: Trump tweets, retweets 125 times in a day

AJ Impact

Facebook to expand London operation following Brexit

The social media giant is growing its biggest centre outside the US as it tries to restore its reputation.

Facebook set to hire 1,000 staff in post-Brexit London

AJ Impact

Amazon executive challenges Facebook on its user privacy

Facebook has come under fire for giving third parties access to user data.

Amazon executive challenges Facebook on its user privacy

China

Facebook apologises for rude mistranslation of Xi Jinping's name

Company blames technical glitch that 'caused incorrect translations' of Chinese leader's name from Burmese to English.

Facebook apologises for rude mistranslation of Xi Jinping's name

Opinion

Cambridge Analytica and the end of elections

The latest Cambridge Analytica leaks show just how compromised voting - one of the pillars of democracy - has become.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Studio B Unscripted

The legacy of slavery and Empire today

Academic and author Priyamvada Gopal and spoken-word artist George Mpanga discuss the legacy of slavery and Empire.