Spotlight: King-Wa Fu on platforms and protests in Hong Kong

Dr. King-wa Fu (Associate Professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of The University of Hong Kong) on the use of platforms for anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. King-wa was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June[…]

What Role do Platforms Play as a Space for New Subcultures to Emerge and Thrive?

Global and local social media platforms play a growing role in people‚Äôs lives; a space to seek knowledge, entertainment and love, transact goods and services, and to develop a sense of community and belonging. They also make it possible for many to become content creators creating new economies. In many ways, these platforms play the[…]

Data Flows and Tech Policy in India

Through a new program on Platform Futures, the Digital Asia Hub aims to convene a network of academics and experts studying multiple aspects of platforms, and to create a space for dialogue on opportunities, challenges, and governance best practices in the APAC context. Smitha Krishna Prasad has been working with the Centre for Communication Governance[…]