Mark Zuckerberg addresses a tech forum in New York. (File)
A funny thing happened in Australia: millions of people were cut off from vital sources of information. According to Facebook, only around four per cent of all content viewed on the site’s news feed by Australians is journalism. But for many who are staying
It seems to be a rite of passage that as technology billionaires get older, they spend more time chasing dreams they might have fantasized about as kids. There’s Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos with their rockets, and now Mark Zuckerberg,
After weeks of rumours, two months after it announced its vision for the future and several days’-worth of bruising testimony by whistleblower Frances Haugen about the pernicious effect Facebook has on our society and our lives, the social media
Nearly $20 million went toward security for Zuckerberg and his family, up from about $9 million the year prior. Zuckerberg also received $2.6 million for personal use of private jets, which the company said was part of his overall security programme.
It does not happen often, and when it happens it remains a wonder. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson writes a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron but committed the unforgivable diplomatic sin of putting the whole text on his Twitter account.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, has approved a wide-ranging reform of the country’s legal system, which aims to strengthen economic, investment and commercial opportunities, in addition to maximising social stability, security and ensuring the rights of both individuals and institutions.
Even his enemies concede Tony Blair knows how to do two things. One is to win elections; the other is to generate headlines. “Blair calls for Labour to reject ‘wokeism’” is a good example.
In many parts of the world, or at least first world countries, the vaccination rates have reached a high enough level that we can return to an almost normal life. There are still some restrictions on travel, mask wearing is required in some circumstances and those that are not double vaccinated are excluded from some venues and activities.