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Opinion

Social media giants enabled Trump chaos

Facebook and Twitter temporarily locked Donald Trump’s accounts after a mob he incited stormed the Capitol in an attempt to overturn an election result. They could have acted earlier, and are complicit in stoking the fire, argues Timothy Graham.

Opinion

Hashtag warriors a second front in Victoria's coronavirus war

As Victoria wrestled with its recent lockdown, a ferocious battle played out on Twitter between supporters and opponents of the Andrews Government approach. A team of researchers has unpicked the hashtag trends behind the campaigns for social media hearts and minds.

Opinion

Seeing no longer means believing

Manipulated images, whether for entertainment or disinformation, are common on social media. But with millions of images and thousands of hours of video uploaded every day, how to sort the real from the fake? T.J. Thomson, Daniel Angus and Paula Dootson take a look.