A coalition of Republican state lawmakers are floating legislation targeting big tech companies. The “Tech Accountability Bill” is in response to unsubstantiated claims of censorship toward conserative voices and politicians on social media platforms. The bill would, among other things, compel tech companies to publish their moderation standards and allow users to opt-out of post […]
Facebook and other social media are working with the Israeli government to silence Palestinian voices in the Middle East, according to Nadim Nashif, co-founder of 7amieh, the Center for the Advancement of Social Media, a group that is advocating for Palestinian digital rights. Since the start of 2020, over the Israeli government has made over […]
In 2017, one UW Madison student created a Facebook group for students to share their own comedic jabs at campus life through memes. Today, the group has grown to nearly 30,000 members – and the community is shaping campus culture and discourse. This week on New Domains, we hear from Shane Linden – the founder […]
Back in March of 2020, when Covid-19 lock-downs first emerged, Paulo Delgado was just one Madison citizen who saw a need for help. He created a Facebook group, Dane County Neighbors Helping Neighbors. Over one year later, it’s now approaching 15,000 members – all local citizens working together on the platform to tackle the needs […]
Presented by The Sylvee and sponsored by DynaVap, Natty Nation is livestreaming their Bob Marley Birthday Bash concert on YouTube, Facebook and Twitch. Free to watch but virtual tipping is appreciated. 100% of tips are going to Natty Nation and The Sylvee. Link to RSVP and view the show online here!
The suspension of former Pres. Trump’s accounts on major sites like Twitter and Facebook last month has reignited a national conversation about what and how we communicate on the internet—and why we should reimagine it. Who stays? Who goes? Who decides? Today, we talk with social media expert Sarah T. Roberts about these issues, including […]