Opinion: It's time to claim ownership of our digital lives

Kurt Cobain, former lead singer of Nirvana, famously sang "Just because you're paranoid don't mean they aren't after you." And 'after you' seems to be exactly what they are. I am referring to the tech-giants who are collecting, ...

What social media reveals about your personality

Since the inception of social media, a prodigious amount of status updates, tweets, and comments have been posted online. The language people use to express themselves can provide clues about the kind of people they are, ...

Why it's important to understand social media's dark history

It was in April 2016 that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media platform was providing its nearly two billion users the opportunity to livestream content. The move was viewed as a natural extension ...

EU's Vestager to scrutinise data in merger decisions

EU competition chief Margarethe Vestager on Thursday said that the relevance of user data to major corporate mergers will come under closer scrutiny as her teams get set to consider Microsoft's mega buyout of LinkedIn.

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