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Platform News: Google

UK’s competition watchdog to probe Google’s browser changes

The UK’s competition watchdog said on Friday it has launched an investigation to Google’s suggestions to get rid of third-party cookies and other functions from the Chr...

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter, Tumblr and Vimeo push back against EU rules on online content

Twitter along with three other US platforms have urged the EU to take a flexible approach towards harmful and illegal online content instead of blanket rules requiring takedown, sa...

Platform News: fake news, political bias, section 230 and misinformation on social media

Facebook, Twitter and Google to report monthly on fake news fight, EU says

Facebook, Google and Twitter should provide monthly reports on their fight against disinformation, two senior EU officials have said as they called out Russia and China for their r...

Platform Economy: TikTok smartphone app

TikTok’s Mayer pledges fake news fight in call with EU’s Breton

Chinese video app TikTok’s new CEO Kevin Mayer has told EU digital chief Thierry Breton he intends to play an active role fighting disinformation, an EU official said on Tues...

Platform News: fake news, political bias, section 230 and misinformation on social media

EU should beef up fake news pledge involving Google, Facebook, Twitter – study

The European Union should strengthen a voluntary pledge, to which Facebook, Google and Twitter signed up to combat fake news, with sanctions to make it a more effective tool, a stu...