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YouTube bans OAN from posting new videos for a week

YouTube has said it has barred the news outlet One America News Network from posting new videos for a week after it broke off the site’s rules against content which claims th...

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Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform

Facebook for the very first time on Thursday revealed numbers on the incidence of hate speech on its stage, stating that from every 10,000 content viewpoints in the third quarter, ...

Ted Cruz

‘More power than traditional media’: Facebook and Twitter policies attacked

Republican senators have attacked the executives of both Facebook and Twitter for what they called censorship of both President Trump and his allies during the US election while De...

Twitter

Twitter launches disappearing ‘fleets’ worldwide

Twitter has launched tweets that disappear after 24 hours, like the stories attribute that is a favourite on Snapchat and photo-sharing app Instagram.

Twitter

Twitter names highly regarded hacker ‘Mudge’ as head of security

Struggling social media giant Twitter, under increased danger of law and plagued by serious safety breaches, is appointing one of the world’s most highly regarded hackers to ...

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Social media platform Parler gets backing from Mercer family

Social networking platform Parler, that styles itself as a “free speech-driven” area, gets funding from hedge-fund investor Robert Mercer along with his daughter and co...

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India to regulate streaming services and online content

India’s federal government will regulate content on video streaming programs, including global services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Walt Disney’s Hotstar, a...

COVID-19 coverage

EU urges online platforms to gird for new wave of COVID consumer scams

The European Commission has urged online platforms to prepare for a brand new wave of consumer scams linked to the resurgence of all COVID-19 infections in Europe and said they wil...

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Twitter and Facebook flag Trump posts on US election eve

Twitter and Facebook late on Monday both flagged posts by President Donald Trump that claimed that a US Supreme Court decision on mail-in voting in Pennsylvania would lead to ̶...

Tech Titans

Tech earnings tsunami buoys Alphabet and sinks Apple

Alphabet rallied, Apple dropped and Twitter tumbled following a mixed bag of quarterly reports from top-tier tech businesses that investors have relied on this season to power a st...

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From Facebook to TikTok, US political influencers are paid for posts

A voter registration project is compensating Latina moms for posting on social media about climate change, while a political action committee (PAC) is paying eight TikTok influence...

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Twitter, Google and Facebook CEO’s defend key internet law

The CEO’s of Twitter and Google defended a law protecting internet companies before a US Senate panel, while Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg fought to connect almost, bringi...

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Indian parliamentary panel slams Twitter in China map dispute

The mind of an Indian parliamentary panel detained Twitter of disrespecting New Delhi’s sovereignty on Wednesday, after mapping data revealed Indian-ruled land as part of Chi...

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Tech CEO’s to defend key law in front of US Senate panel

The CEO’s of Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet will inform US lawmakers in a hearing on Wednesday that a federal law protecting internet companies is essential to free expressio...