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So we used our Twitter Tech for Good Canada account , its Facebook page and the We Stop Scrolling TikTok account tracking social media activism to feature an equitable selection of tweets from candidates, interest groups, journalists, informed citizens and traditional media about Toronto’s October 2022 election. Hashtags like #TOPoli, #ToVotes, and #ToVotes22 are a way to find those conversations online. We also curated a list of To Poli accounts on this Twitter list.
Epic Games Fortnite Fine: It settles with FTC for Deceptive Design and Privacy Violations Towards Children
This December 19, 2022, the US FTC (Federal Trade Commission) announced Epic Games must pay a $520 million fine due to deceptive design practices and privacy violations in their Fortnite video game. Cam Adair, the well-known video gaming addiction advocate broke the...
Has Apple lost Its Virtue? Planned Obsolescence and Dubious Privacy Practices are now Apple Features
I have been a fan of Apple products since the beginning and am angry at their strategy of iPhone planned obsolescence. Not only that, but its signature approach of privacy-by-design is not a reality anymore. I had some of the wonderful first MacIntosh computers, the...
After it was found, in November 2022, that the bankrupt crypto currency exchange FTX had no financial reporting whatsoever, despite having big name investors like Black Rock, Sequoia, the Ontario Teachers Pension Fund and SoftBank, its safe to assume another round of...
We tracked & echoed online public conversations on Twitter, Facebook & TikTok about the 2022 Toronto race for mayor and issues surrounding the race from the top candidates, interest groups, established and emerging media outlets and concerned residents. We...
From digital marketing to digital citizenship
Canada Research Chair on Youth
Venture Partner, Matr Ventures, privacy and marketing expert