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  1. 25 August 2021 - Inside Business

    Caste and cricket: How celebrities enable inequality

    University of Melbourne experts say examples of celebrities flaunting their caste identity can end up further promoting and enabling this historic inequality.

  2. 26 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    TikTok captures your face

    University of Melbourne experts say that TikTok's decision to capture unique digital copies of your face and voice is a cybersecurity threat to your identity.

  3. 9 July 2021 - Humanities

    Poetry as a surveillance survival guide

    Amid pervasive surveillance and social media, it is poetry that can help us navigate our technologically-led society, says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. Podcast1 April 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Is viral marketing a key to our planet’s health?

    The speed of climate decline is reaching an alarming tipping point; Eavesdrop on Ideas explores how the art of viral marketing can influence science for good.

  5. 31 March 2021 - Humanities

    One (wo)man’s trash...

    A community-led group, enabled by social media, are rescuing hard waste and building a more connected society, writes a University of Melbourne anthropologist.

  6. 28 February 2021 - Business & Economics

    How businesses can head off social media storms

    Businesses need to respond fast with empathy and/or explanations when dealing with negative online reviews and complaints, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 18 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Australia vs Facebook: Regulating the market of attention

    University of Melbourne experts say that Facebook’s move to block Australian users and publishers from viewing news all comes back to advertising revenue.

  8. 18 February 2021 - Business & Economics

    More Australians becoming wary of COVID-19 vaccines

    Survey suggests increasing numbers of Australians are wary of COVID-19 vaccines, maybe jeopardising reaching herd immunity, warns University of Melbourne expert

  9. 27 January 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Trump, nipples and the hypocrisy of the social media giants

    Ending routine social media censorship of the marginalised may may mean significantly increasing the diversity in the industry – University of Melbourne experts

  10. Podcast11 November 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    What makes super-viral content so shareable?

    Dr Brent Coker from the University of Melbourne collects memes. His research reveals the psychological triggers that evoke social media content sharing and why.