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July 1st, 2015
Episode 183 of 461 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.