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Lawmakers Call For Pause On Targeted Political Adverts

Pause online political adverts that are targeted and contain false information, international lawmakers have urged tech firms

2 weeks ago

Facebook Shrugs Off Scandals With Strong Financials

What crisis? Profit and revenue surge over 20 percent at Zuckerberg's house, despite a torrid year

3 weeks ago

Twitter Bans All Political Advertising Worldwide

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says that from next month, his platform will ban all political advertising

3 weeks ago

Facebook Agrees To Pay ICO Cambridge Analytica Fine

“That will be £500,000” please Mr Zuckerberg”, as ICO reveals Facebook has agreed to pay Cambridge Analytica fine

3 weeks ago

Google, Facebook Urged To Do More To Tackle Fake News

European Commission says tech giants must to more to tackle fake news, after submission of self-assessment reports

3 weeks ago

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Faces Intense Scrutiny From Congress

Zuckerberg goes to Congress to answer questions about Libra, but is tackled about privacy, free speech and political ads

4 weeks ago

Twitter Clarifies Rules After Call For Trump Ban

Platform says not in the public interest to remove politicians' tweets, after Democrat pressure to ban politicians' tweets

1 month ago

Thousands On Twitch See Gunman’s Shooting Spree In Germany

Thousands watch gunman's video of attack outside German synagogue, before Twitch pulls the video

1 month ago

Zuckerberg Hits Back Against Encryption Backdoor Request

The United States, UK, and Australia sign open letter to Facebook saying encryption helps child abuse, as they demand an…

2 months ago

Europe’s Top Court Rules Facebook Has To Remove ‘Illegal’ Comments Worldwide

Far reaching ruling by ECJ could have big implications for other tech firms, and there is no appeal open to…

2 months ago