Facebook is considering options including a “kill switch” to shut off political advertising after election day to thwart misinformation.
22 Aug 2020 2:18 PM
Starting Saturday afternoon, Schnapp’s Twitter account began publishing and retweeting a range of bizarre posts, which were later deleted.
16 Aug 2020 5:48 PM
Twitter’s bid is a long shot, but it believes it would face less antitrust scrutiny than larger corporations such as Microsoft.
09 Aug 2020 3:51 PM
State-led influence campaigns were prominent on social media during the 2016 US elections and have been seen around the world.
07 Aug 2020 7:11 PM
Action taken over 'misinformation', but the American Academy of Pediatrics says children appear to transmit COVID-19 less than adults.
06 Aug 2020 5:25 PM
Over 408,000 websites are blocked in Turkey, and it also leads the world in Twitter removal requests, with 6,000 demands in 2019 first half.
29 Jul 2020 5:08 PM
The footage shared “false information about cures and treatments for COVID-19”.
28 Jul 2020 9:04 PM
Members of Bolsonaro’s inner circle are alleged to have run a social media campaign to discredit the Supreme Court and threaten its judges.
25 Jul 2020 5:46 PM
Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered them blocked as part of a probe into an alleged disinformation campaign by the president’s allies
25 Jul 2020 11:21 AM
Similar to the Twitter hacking, YouTube videos using Wozniak’s, Bill Gates’ and Elon Musk’s photos tricked people out of their bitcoin.
24 Jul 2020 4:19 PM
Twitter's revenue slumped 19 percent from a year ago to $683 million.
23 Jul 2020 6:38 PM
More than 7,000 accounts linked with QAnon, which supports Trump and believes the deep state is trying to overthrow him, have been removed.
23 Jul 2020 4:52 PM
The matter is scheduled to be heard on Wednesday by a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra.
21 Jul 2020 10:48 PM
An official said a draft legislation would make social media companies accountable in Turkey legally and for tax purposes.
21 Jul 2020 6:40 PM
Young hackers interested in original short Twitter handles hacked the accounts for bragging rights and financial incentives, the firm said.
20 Jul 2020 4:57 PM
The paper interviewed four people who took part in the hacking, who shared logs and screenshots to back up their statements of what happened
18 Jul 2020 8:57 PM
CERT-In has also asked Twitter if affected users have been informed about unauthorised access to their Twitter accounts.
18 Jul 2020 5:39 PM
Tweets may increase misperception and sow confusion during crises, creating escalation incentives for an adversary, experts say.
17 Jul 2020 7:36 PM
The app is already gaining users among Kannadigas, and is available in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi with plans to add more languages.
16 Jul 2020 9:57 PM
The social network has partnered with the National Disaster Response Force to expand its efforts towards handling disaster situations.
15 Jul 2020 7:15 PM