Month: February 2021

Bots have taken GameStop up to major social media platforms, analysis finds

The GameStop logo can be seen in front of the Reddit logo shown in this illustration taken on February 2. 2, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register now WASHINGTON,…

Modi government tightens grip on social media content – the New Indian Express

Express news service NEW DELHI: The Center on Thursday announced sweeping regulations for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, online or anticipatory (OTT) streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram to…

India implements tough new rules for enforcement actions from social media platforms

This could put a damper on the growth strategies of tech giants in India. Today the Indian government unveiled a new set of execution requirements for social media platforms, which will impose harsher response times and require local teams, among…

Students team up to create social media content for college sports

A group of Ithaca College students with just a few cameras and a few years of experience teamed up to take photos of athletes in action to spruce up the Bombers’ social media accounts. the Office athletics Communications consist of…

New research group collective explores the intersection of media, technology and the social issue

The Black Lives Matter protests this summer have sparked a shift in the nuances of the topics being discussed within the collective, said Mike Annany, professor at Annenberg and leader of MASTS. (Nayeon Ryu | Daily Trojan Horse) Students from…

5 ways to make your social media content shine in 2021

If there is any guarantee in working in social media, it is that change is inevitable. Coming out of 2020, we’ve seen lasting changes in the way people consume content on social media and an acceleration of social platform offerings…

Media literacy: an antidote to disinformation

Education experts are calling for combating crazy conspiracy theories, baseless rumors of widespread voter fraud and disinformation about COVID-19 with media literacy. After attending Black Lives Matter rallies and protests in August, some of Virginia Boyle’s students came to her…

Learn from Australia: Internet companies must pay for multimedia content | India News

The media are a pillar of democracy. This mainstay has been financially gutted by Internet companies using multimedia content without paying for it. It has made Internet companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter tremendously rich, while also putting the media…

While Facebook blocks Australian media content, Google does the opposite

Facebook has blocked all of Australia from sharing or viewing local and international news content, due to proposed legislation that would require social media platforms to pay Australian media for links shared on its sites. However, Google’s decision on the…

Colleges should create their own social media platforms instead of relying on Facebook (opinion)

Facebook was born on a college campus and initially restricted to students, so its growth and reach into higher education was perhaps inevitable. Facebook was an immediately useful platform for maintaining intellectual and social community across geographic and institutional divides….

Why using Facebook should require a media literacy test

We don’t allow people to start driving motor vehicles until they have had a driver training course and then a test for a very good reason – vehicles are dangerous for drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Social networks and the deceptive…

COVID-19 Vaccination – Social Media Content (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples)

Downloads Social media content – combined See all social tiles and suggested captions here. Get your second dose – square If you received your first dose of #COVID19 #vaccine, you’re halfway there! Vaccines work best when you have received two…

Opinion: Media literacy is essential education

The best way to fight misinformation is to educate children. Image: Free Pik Reading time: 2 minutes Understanding the media is the only way to fight misinformation We live in a time where truth hangs by a thread. Misinformation through…

Opinion of India’s highest government body, Twitter on social media content | Social Media News

The Supreme Court is asking for their response to the plea search mechanism to check for fake news, hate messages and “seditious and inflammatory” content. The Supreme Court of India has asked the government and Twitter for the response to…

Educators fight disinformation through media literacy

As misleading reports, disinformation and false data spread around the world, students of all ages need better instruction on how to assess media and data. Some universities and K-12 school systems have developed media education courses and standards to help….

Telkom Indonesia would create a multimedia content distribution platform to fight misinformation

Telkom Indonesia has reportedly unveiled plans to create a local media content distribution platform to support the domestic media industry and fight disinformation in Indonesia. This comes in the face of disruption from foreign media platforms, according to ANTARA. Quoting…

As Social Media Content Grows, Fanbase Founder Creates New Monetization Opportunity For Creatives

Mobile users scrolling through TikTok, Instagram… and now Clubhouse… are looking for entertainment. But when Isaac Hayes III scrolls, he’s thinking of one thing: How can he help these content creators make money? Hayes, son of singer-songwriter and producer Isaac…

How to Use ALA’s Guide to Media Literacy

Alas Media Literacy in the Library: A Guide for Library Practitioners, published in November 2020, is “designed to support libraries in their efforts to improve the media literacy skills of adults in their communities”. So what exactly is media literacy?…

4 questions to ask before creating your social media content strategy

When it comes to building your social media content strategy, it’s good to understand what you want to accomplish before you jump in. That’s why we’ve organized our top four questions to ask yourself before creating your social media content…

4 questions to ask before creating your social media content strategy

When it comes to creating your social media content strategy, it’s good to have a good understanding of what you want to achieve before you get started. That’s why we’ve picked out our top four questions to ask yourself before…

Creating Space for Humor in Critical Media Literacy

Digital media are an important tool for expanding access to knowledge and skills. Yet digital content and platforms can also reproduce power structures. From white supremacist Tweets to capable TikTok algorithms, oppressive ideologies are popping up everywhere online. Young people…

6 alternative social media platforms to consider

Have you seen The social dilemma on Netflix? If not, go ahead and watch it if you’re a fan of dystopian horror come true. If so, you probably remember the challenge at the end, where you were asked to join…

Bill would provide media literacy training to MO / Public Information Service schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill that would add media literacy training to the public school curriculum. House Bill 74 would create a committee of lawmakers, educators, media experts and a child mental health expert…

Media Literacy 101: 5 Steps to Help You Avoid Fake News

Of course, most of us know that just because you read something on the internet doesn’t mean it’s true. The online world is full of hoaxes, propaganda, misinformation, and outright lies that are intentionally meant to sound like real news,…

INTEGRATED MEDIA TECHNOLOGY LIMITED Launches Internet of Things (IoT) Business Unit Through Acquisition

SYDNEY, HONG KONG and NEW YORK, February 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) (“IMTE” or the Company), today announced the launch of its new Internet of Things (IoT) business unit through the closing of…