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Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation with strike system
Accounts with two strikes against them will be locked for 12 hours. Five strikes will get a user permanently banned from Twitter.
Twitter Now Labeling Content for 'Misleading Information' on COVID-19 Vaccines
Back in December, Twitter Safety announced the social media platform would begin prioritizing the "removal of the most harmful misleading information" from users' timelines. Twitter has since removed over "8,400 Tweets and challenged 11....
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Says Android Crushes Apple - via an iPhone App
Bill Gates let on that he preferred phones running the Android operating system to Apple's iOS because they often came pre-installed with software from Microsoft, the Big Tech giant he founded back in 1975.
Ex-Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and CEO Oscar Grau arrested in Barca raids
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, his adviser Jaume Masferrer, the club's CEO Oscar Grau and head of legal services Roman Gomez Ponti have been arrested following a raid at the club's offices.
Rampant bullying on clubhouse
For some, social media could be a good way to hang around, except for others, it’s a business, or associate degree shake reality. As “anti-reality” because it could appear, social media isn't any completely different than the globe we ha...
Twitter to let users charge monthly fee for exclusive content in new Super Follows feature
The social media site is looking to earn more cash by adopting a similar model to the likes of Patreon.
ByteDance reaches $92 million settlement with U.S. TikTok users over data privacy concerns
Under the proposed terms of the agreement, TikTok will no longer collect or store a user's biometric information, including facial characteristics, or track users' GPS data. The company will also be prohibited from storing U.S. user data...
New York Times Columnist David Brooks Wrote A Blog Post For Facebook’s Corporate Website
Brooks also appeared in a Facebook-produced video panel used to promote an NYU study of Facebook Groups funded by the social media giant.
Could Facebook's news row in Australia replicate itself in Europe?
Facebook's move to ban news sites from its platform in Australia was a chilling warning for those who fear the same censorship and democracy blackout could happen in Europe.
Opinion: Australia's Big Tech crackdown is no model to emulate
Australia's decision to make Google and Facebook pay for news has been hailed by many as a triumph for journalism. The reality is a bit more complicated, though, says Kate Ferguson.
Ban All Big Mergers. Period.
A simple law would stop the U.S. government from rubber-stamping corporate consolidation.
India imposes new rules on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
India issued strict new rules on Thursday for Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR) and other social media platforms weeks after the country's government attempted to pressure Twitter to take down accounts it deemed incendiary.
Goldman Sachs: Bank boss rejects work from home as the 'new normal'
Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon has rejected remote working as a “new normal” and labelled it an “aberration” instead.
Metro owner accuses Facebook of 'blackmail' over Australia news content row
The company which owns Metro, as well as other newspapers, has accused Facebook and Google of ‘blackmail’ over the news content row in Australia.
Australia passes new law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news
Australia has passed a new law that will force tech companies to pay publishers for news content, setting the stage for potential, similar action in other countries.
Australia Passes Landmark Law Requiring Tech Firms To Pay For News
The law passed easily after a last-gasp deal that watered down binding rules Facebook and Google had fiercely opposed in return for the tech giants agreeing to pay local media companies.
Facebook Pledges $1 Billion For News, Defends Australia Blackout
Nick Clegg, head of global affairs, said in a statement that Facebook is willing to support news media while reiterating its concerns over mandated payments.
The hot new thing in tech: speaking into your phone
Before last year, 28-year-old Meredith Giuliani thought voice notes were "kind of weird," and she mostly stuck to texting. But after the pandemic hit, audio messages became a daily routine for her and many of her friends.
The worldwide web as we know it may be ending
Over the last year, the worldwide web has started to look less worldwide.
Facebook and Google 'too powerful' says watchdog boss
Tech giants Google and Facebook have too great a share of the UK online advertising market, the boss of the UK's competition watchdog has said.
Facebook To Invest $1 Billion In News Industry After Australia Row
The brief blackout shocked the global news industry, which has already seen its business model upended by the tech giants.
Puppy born with six legs is a 'miracle,' vet hospital says
Like other newborn puppies, Skipper likes to eat, drink water and go to the bathroom.
Apple buys a company every three to four weeks
Apple has acquired about 100 companies over the last six years, the company’s chief executive Tim Cook has revealed.
Facebook reverses ban on news pages in Australia
Facebook has announced it will restore news content to its users in Australia.
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