EVENT DATE: February 10, 2016
TOPIC: Big Brother and Little Brother – It’s Not Just the Government We Have to Worry Abou
Mathew Ingram explained that Big Brother refers to governments and Little Brother to social platforms such as Facebook, which accumulate data about their users.
Mathew is a senior writer at Fortune.com and covers the intersection of technology and the media, as well as web culture. He was previously a senior writer at the media site Gigaom and covered media evolution as well as social networking leaders such as Twitter and Facebook. He earlier spent 15 years as reporter and columnist at the Globe and Mail. He was its first online columnist, blogger and social-media editor.
Mathew has advised numerous media outlets in Canada and the U.S. on digital and social-media strategy. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Yahoo and Bloomberg.