Internet--Social aspects

Audio program
25 March 2017

Twitter is considering a paid subscription service for some of its high-level users.

27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

31 March 2016

What if a global tech giants such as Google, Twitter or Facebook took a partisan stand in the EU referendum?

22 March 2016

Illustrates the extent to which America is a nation of ongoing learners, and the role that digital technologies play in this ongoing acquisition of knowledge.

Macpherson, Cluny
Macpherson, La'avasa

Levels of tele-connectivity in the Pacific have increased dramatically in the last 40 years. Access to telephones and, more recently, the availability of inexpensive mobile handsets and smart-phones, and falling costs of a range of mobile telephone services have transformed lives throughout the...

12 June 2015

This UNESCO report addresses the transnational and multi-dimensional nature of Cyberspace - its growing importance presents new frontiers with unparalleled opportunities and challenges for access...

Evans, Sarah

Australian courts have been quick to embrace social media. Despite this, practitioners are still urged to pause before posting.

Conference paper
23 October 2013

Most studies about internet use examine how usage differs among users and why. Less attention has been paid to the varied degrees of non-use or low levels of use.

Trabsky, Marc
Thomas, Julian
Richardson, Megan

This article examines the phenomenon of bloggers, social networkers and other online content creators who find themselves negotiating a position between their expectations of the internet as a system of places and the architecture of the internet as a limitless space, a 'non-place'....

Robinson, Elly

Internet use has become virtually universal among Australian adolescents. In the 12 months prior to April 2012, 96% of 9-11 year olds and 98% of 12-14 year olds used the Internet at home or school, and use increases with age (Australian Bureau of Statistics [ABS], 2012). Alongside this is a...