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Biden eyes ex-Obama team to 'tackle' antitrust issues

Biden eyes ex-Obama team to ‘tackle’ antitrust issues

Two former Obama staffers have emerged as front-runners to the top antitrust job at the US Department of Justice under the incoming administration of Joe Biden, based on two source...

Twitter

Dorsey says banning Trump was right decision but sets dangerous precedent

Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey has stated that banning President Trump out of the social networking platform following last week’s violence at the US Capitol building was the &#...

Google

Google to pause US political ads ahead of presidential inauguration

Google will stop selling political ads referencing US elections over its various platforms until at least the 21st of January, following last week’s violence at the Capitol, ...

Jack Dorsey

Suspension of President Trump may test Twitter CEO’s truce with key investors

Twitter’s decision to suspend President Trump’s account on the platform will potentially reignite an issue involving CEO Jack Dorsey and leading shareholders of the con...

YouTube

YouTube suspends President Trump’s channel after violating policy

YouTube said on Tuesday it’s suspended Donald Trump’s channel as it violated policies for inciting violence following last week’s assault on the US Capitol from t...

President Donald J Trump

President Trump claims Big Tech is dividing the country

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

Facebook

Facebook removed a record number of disinformation campaigns in December

Facebook identified and suspended a total of 17 disinformation networks on its platforms in the last month of 2020, representing its biggest monthly takedown ever, the US social me...

Senate

Researchers suggest misinformation that led to the Capitol siege is ‘radicalization’

Digital misinformation that resulted in violent unrest at the Capitol last week has gone past false claims and has reached the stage of “radicalization,” investigators ...

Facebook

Sandberg suggests Facebook has no plans to lift Trump ban

Facebook Inc’s COO Sheryl Sandberg has said the world’s largest social media business needed no plans to raise its own block on the balances of US President Trump, sinc...

Twitter Stock Market

Twitter shares dive after they suspend the account of President Trump

Shares of Twitter slumped by some 7% on Monday, which knocks off about $2.5 billion of the market value of the controversial social networking business after it suspended the accou...

Trump

How will Trump get his message out without social media?

The decision by tech oligarch’s to clamp down President Trump’s capacity to talk to followers through mainstream social media may require him to tap more conventional m...

President Donald J Trump

Comment: Dark times ahead if opposing voices are silenced

Rumours abound that internet browsers including Safari, Chrome and Firefox are going to blacklist a number of websites associated to outgoing President of the United States and his...

Trump Social Media

President Trump returns to Twitter as Facebook bans him for ‘fanning the flames’

President Trump has returned to Twitter with a video acknowledging that Joe Biden would be the next US president as other platforms including Facebook blocked his accounts over con...

Fake News

Twitter and Facebook freeze Trump accounts as platforms respond to storming of US capitol

Twitter and Facebook temporarily locked the accounts of US President Donald Trump, since technology giants scrambled to crack down on his baseless claims about the US presidential ...