Recommended Reading: ‘How do digital platforms shape our lives?’ (WEF blog post by Dr.Farida Vis and Pia Mancini)

The European Commission reported in 2011 that the largest amount of information on the Internet is produced in Social Networking Sites (European Commission, 2011). The frantic explosion of technological innovation makes users less able to keep up with changes that influence their ability to manage their online identity and makes protection of privacy one of the most crucial and controversial issues (King & Raja, 2012).

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Facebook and Publishers: From ‘man bites dog’ to ‘who decides who bites whom’

Since October 2014, there has been a great deal of speculation about the ”tectonic shift” in the world Media&Publishing Scene and Facebook. Seven months later, the new partnership between the SNS Giant and the NY Times is here, creating media stir and raising questions worldwide about the future of media in the era of social media.

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