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Facebook Oversight Board Appoints Human Rights Expert

Can independent oversight board restore faith in Facebook's and Mark Zuckerberg's handling of questionable content?

8 hours ago

CES 2020: Twitter To Test Reply-Limiting Tech

Platform to test four settings to allow users to control who can reply to a user's tweets, in effort to…

3 weeks ago

Facebook To Remove Deepfake Videos, If It Meets Certain Criteria

U-turn at Facebook? Social network confirms it will remove some videos modified by artificial intelligence, known as deepfakes

3 weeks ago

Facebook Wins Data Transfer Opinion Against Max Schrems

ECJ advisor says that personal data transfers from tech companies in the EU into the United States are “valid”, in…

1 month ago

YouTube Tightens Harassment Rules With Policy Update

Harassment clampdown. Videos that “maliciously insult someone” or threaten violence will be banned

2 months ago

Elon Musk Concludes Court Appearance

Tesla boss insists his “pedo guy” comments were meant as an off-the-cuff insult, and not to be taken seriously, Unsworth…

2 months ago

Instagram Implements Date Of Birth Requirement For New Users

New users of Instagram will be required to submit their date of birth in an effort to safeguard youngsters and…

2 months ago

Elon Musk Says Sorry To British Diver For ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet

Tesla boss in court apologises directly to Vernon Unsworth, but also admits to hiring private detective to investigate British diver

2 months ago

Elon Musk Heads To Court Over ‘Pedo’ Tweet

Tesla boss Elon Musk to face the British diving specialist he accused of being a paedophile, in Los Angeles courtroom…

2 months ago

Facebook Lawsuit After Hack Must Not Include Damages – US Judge

Facebook should not face financial damage claims after the hack of 29 million accounts, but can pressure for better security

2 months ago