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TikTok:Record the good life.

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.”—— Andy Warhol. TikTok has unquestionably emerged as one of the biggest social media platforms around the world. Within the whole year of 2020, TikTok was […]


Business model of Digital Platform – Taking Taobao as a case study

(Figure 1.0 ‘Taobao-app-features-that-drive-sales-Sampi’ From Fiona Martin, Licensed CC BY 2.0 Alibaba Group Holding: “To make it easy to do business anywhere” Summary: Taobao, directly translated as ‘search for pleasure’ in Chinese, is a […]

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Internet fundamentalism and content moderation

In 2017, Mark Zuckerberg said in his speech that Facebook will move beyond connecting family and friends to building “social infrastructure” critical to bringing people together in a “global community” for “supporting us, keeping us safe, for informing us, […]

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Content moderation of digital platforms

According to data from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (2019), it is found that the frequency and importance of digital platforms, especially Google and Facebook, have increased significantly. Approximately 19.2 million Australians use Google […]

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Citizenfour: The erosion of privacy, liberty, and truth.

CITIZENFOUR – Offical Trailer source: http:// Science-fiction provides us with entertainment and more importantly commentary on the future. The Matrix, Minority Report, 1984, Brave New World, provides insight into a dystopian window of the future, […]

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“Techlash”: Privacy breaches and rampant hatred

The widespread digitalisation of the world has brought great convenience to citizens’ lives. Still, the public’s concerns about privacy breaches and the spread of hate speech behind Techlash have also reinforced the public’s distrust of […]