SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) – Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp tightened message forwarding limits on Tuesday (April 7), restricting users to sharing forwarded content one chat at a…View More WhatsApp limits message forwarding to slow spread of coronavirus misinformation
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NEW YORK (AFP) – Eight-year-old Ryan Kaji earned US$26 million (S$35 million) in 2019 on his YouTube channel, making him the highest-paid creator on the…View More Eight-year-old is highest paid YouTuber, earned US$26 million in 2019
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SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Australia on Thursday (Dec 5) established an investigation into potential foreign political interference through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and…View More Australia to probe foreign interference through social media platforms
BANGALORE (REUTERS) – Facebook said on Monday (Dec 2) it has introduced an option to transfer photos and videos from the social media network directly…View More Facebook to allow transfer of photos, videos to Google Photos
Chinese-owned app TikTok admits it briefly removed video that condemned China’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang. Chinese-owned app TikTok has admitted it briefly removed a…View More TikTok apologises for removing viral Uighur 'makeup tutorial'
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) – TikTok on Wednesday (Nov 27) acknowledged it had erred in penalising a 17-year-old who had posted witty but incisive political videos,…View More TikTok admits error after penalising 17-year-old user who posted political videos
SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) – Facebook Inc removed 3.2 billion fake accounts between April and September this year, along with millions of posts depicting child abuse…View More Facebook removes 3.2 billion fake accounts, millions of child abuse posts
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Centuries before the age of social media, in his “Politics,” Aristotle explicitly outlined the vital trait that sustains modern democratic coexistence, separates us from other…View More Opinion | Post-Truth Politics Afflicts the Global South, Too