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Trump Ready To Sign Executive Order For Social Media Firms

US President ready to follow up on threat to 'close down' social networking firms after Twitter places fact warning label…

18 hours ago

France Requires Social Media Firms To Remove Content Within One Hour

That could difficult. French parliament passes a law that requires social media companies to delete certain content within an hour

2 weeks ago

Facebook Names Members Of Oversight Board

Facebook names members of its content oversight board that can overrule Mark Zuckerberg over objectionable content on the platform

3 weeks ago

Twitter To Warn Users About Their ‘Harmful’ Tweets

Toxic Twitter. Microblogging service tests sending users a prompt, warning them when their tweet reply uses “harmful language”

3 weeks ago

Facebook Tracking Lawsuit Renewed By US Appeals Court

Federal Appeals Court has approved proposed class action by Facebook users over alleged tracking of their internet activity, even after…

2 months ago

Coronavirus: AI Takes Over Social Network Moderation As Staff Sent Home

Social networks are turning to AI and automated tools to police social networking posts, as staff are sent home due…

2 months ago

Facial Recognition Firm Clearview AI Hacked

Privacy compromise. American company that has a database of more than three billion photographs of people has been hacked

3 months ago

US Questions Tech Firm Liability Exemption For User Posts

Does Facebook and Google still need immunity from legal liability for user post? US Attorney General doesn't seem to think…

3 months ago

European Commission Unveils Strategy For Digital Future

Europe launches ambitious digital strategy as it seeks to create single European market for data in an effort to combat…

3 months ago

Government To Put Ofcom In Charge Of Regulating Internet Content

More powers on the way for British communications watchdog Ofcom, after Government decides Internet firms cannot regulate themselves

4 months ago