Continue Reading... Twitter Restores ‘Mistakenly’ Locked, Limited Accounts
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Twitter Restores ‘Mistakenly’ Locked, Limited Accounts

  Twitter on Wednesday said it has restored accounts that were mistakenly locked or limited, hours after some users reported…

Continue Reading... Facebook Says It Will No Longer Show Health Groups in Recommendations
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Facebook Says It Will No Longer Show Health Groups in Recommendations

  Facebook will no longer show health groups in its recommendations, the social media giant announced on Thursday, saying it…

Continue Reading... Facebook Confirms Zuckerberg Interviewed in US FTC Investigation
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Facebook Confirms Zuckerberg Interviewed in US FTC Investigation

HIGHLIGHTS Zuckerberg was interviewed remotely by the FTC In July 2019, Facebook agreed to pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine…

Continue Reading... Facebook Has Not Shared ‘Evidence’ of Serious International Crimes in Myanmar
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Facebook Has Not Shared ‘Evidence’ of Serious International Crimes in Myanmar

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment Facebook is accused of not releasing evidence of “international…

Continue Reading... Turkey Passes Law to Regulate Social Media Content
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Turkey Passes Law to Regulate Social Media Content

HIGHLIGHTS The law requires social media sites to appoint Turkish representatives President Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party had backed the…

Continue Reading... TikTok Under Scrutiny in Australia Over Security, Data Concerns
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TikTok Under Scrutiny in Australia Over Security, Data Concerns

HIGHLIGHTS PM Scott Morrison said his government was “having a good look” at TikTok TikTok opened an office in Australia…

Continue Reading... Twitter Hides ‘Abusive’ Tweet by US President Donald Trump Targeting Protestors
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Twitter Hides ‘Abusive’ Tweet by US President Donald Trump Targeting Protestors

  Twitter on Tuesday hid a tweet from President Donald Trump in which he threatened to use “serious force” against…

Continue Reading... Facebook Will Now Show Results from Wikipedia in Search Results
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Facebook Will Now Show Results from Wikipedia in Search Results

  Facebook is adding Wikipedia-powered knowledge box on the platform that displays information about public figures, places and interests —…

Continue Reading... France to Impose Digital Tax This Year Regardless of Any New International Levy
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France to Impose Digital Tax This Year Regardless of Any New International Levy

  France will tax big digital businesses this year whether there is progress or not towards an international deal on…

Continue Reading... Telegram Passport Will Allow You to Share IDs Easily Across Apps and Services
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Telegram Passport Will Allow You to Share IDs Easily Across Apps and Services

Popular messaging app Telegram on Thursday announced the launch of a new feature called Telegram Passport on its platform. This is essentially an end-to-end encrypted service…

Continue Reading... Facebook shielding far-right activists, under-age accounts: Report
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Facebook shielding far-right activists, under-age accounts: Report

Moderators at Facebook are protecting far-right activists, preventing their Pages from being deleted even after they violate the rules set…

Continue Reading... Snapchat Gets Snap Kit, Spreading Its Reach to Other Apps
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Snapchat Gets Snap Kit, Spreading Its Reach to Other Apps

Snapchat messaging service on Thursday set out to spread its reach, and panache, to other smartphone apps with a software kit…