Communities and Social Media

The Facebook news ban and its effect on Australian not-for-profit organisations.

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to examine how Australian not-for-profits were adversely affected when Facebook shut down access to news content on the site. Social media platforms, such as Facebook, have profoundly impacted the way not-for-profit organisations and communities interact and communicate with each other. The Facebook news ban illustrated just how reliant not-for-profits have become on the social media platform, with many using the site not only to foster relationships with the Read more […]