2024 June

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18 Jun: EDMO BELUX Lunch Lecture : Understand the digital practices: what are young people doing online? #Generation2024

The survey “Generation2024” took place from October to December 2023. More than 3700 primary and secondary school students from French-speaking Belgium responded to a questionnaire addressing different aspects of their digital life. The massive presence of digital technologies fuels many fantasies and alarmist speeches.

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04 Jun: Platforms policies on elections misinformation

The present factsheet delves into platform policies on election misinformation, focusing on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and X. All these platforms have been qualified as Very Large Online Platforms (VLOPs) by the European Union Digital Services Act. Therefore, they must comply with particularly stringent regulations and justify the means they deploy to combat false and misleading information. Moreover, as the 2024 election super year unfolds, these platforms will be particularly scrutinised.