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Big Ideas - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Society & Culture, History

Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues

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The different faces of Facebook

July 1st, 2015

Episode 183 of 501 episodes

Facebook – it’s a global phenomenon and for an ever increasing number of people it’s a framework and platform for daily social interaction. Just some statistics: It reportedly has more than 800 million users every day; More than 9 million Australians visit the site daily; The company’s revenue in 2013 was around $AUD 9.3 billion - and it’s only 10 years old. Facebook’s rise has created some concerns about the way in which it operates, particularly from a legal perspective.

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