Freedom of Speech

Platform News: Twitter App

Elon Musk emerges victorious in the fight for Twitter

News broke late yesterday that the Twitter Board had accepted the offer from Elon Musk of $54.20 per share, a number that values the business at some $44 billion.

Platform News: Twitter App

Twitter tests overhaul of process to flag harmful tweets

Twitter Inc will begin overhauling how users report harmful tweets in an effort to make it easier for people to describe what is wrong with the content they are seeing, the social ...

Scott Morrison Australian PM

Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

Australia will introduce legislation to make social media giants provide details of users who post defamatory comments, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said.

Adam Schiff

US congressman presses Facebook, Amazon on efforts to curb vaccine misinformation

US Democratic Representative Adam Schiff called on Facebook Inc and Inc on Thursday to provide a more thorough explanation of their efforts to mitigate the spread of COV...

Platform Economy: Parler App

Parler partially reappears with support from Russian tech business

Parler, a social media website and app popular with the American way right, has partially returned online with the help of a Russian-owned technology business.

Platform News: President Donald J Trump

President Trump claims Big Tech is dividing the country

President Donald J Trump blamed Big Tech companies on Tuesday for dividing the Nation days Following Twitter and Facebook Prohibited him in their platforms for allegedly encouragin...