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How social media services handle political ads

How social media services handle political ads

A rundown of each major platform's stance on ads.
Jan 23 2020 12:43PM
First finalists revealed for iTnews Benchmark Awards 2020

First finalists revealed for iTnews Benchmark Awards 2020

Digital assistants, world building and a new social network.
Jan 14 2020 12:40PM
Facebook refuses to ban political ads ahead of US election

Facebook refuses to ban political ads ahead of US election

But will give users some control.
Jan 10 2020 9:02AM
Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Over questions about state investment firms.
Nov 26 2019 12:00PM
Bond stayed for ex-Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

Bond stayed for ex-Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

After US prosecutors appealed the decision.
Nov 11 2019 6:55AM
Ex-Twitter staffers charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

Ex-Twitter staffers charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

Accessed personal information in over 6000 accounts.
Nov 7 2019 12:52PM
Twitter says tech tools now removing one in two abusive tweets

Twitter says tech tools now removing one in two abusive tweets

Compared with 20 percent a year ago.
Nov 1 2019 6:35AM
Twitter dumps paid political advertising

Twitter dumps paid political advertising

@jack takes opposite stance to Zuck.
Oct 31 2019 11:35AM
Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media

Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media

Cubans denounced blocks as "massive censorship".
Sep 13 2019 12:53PM
Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain

Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain

After 700+ cases of "abuse and hateful conduct".
Sep 5 2019 1:54PM
Verizon to sell Tumblr to WordPress owner

Verizon to sell Tumblr to WordPress owner

Site's value lives up to name.
Aug 13 2019 1:30PM
Consumers 'shortchanged' when asking for their own data

Consumers 'shortchanged' when asking for their own data

Academics agitate for Aussie GDPR.
Jul 31 2019 12:22PM
Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows

Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows

EU calls for greater fact-checking efforts.
Jul 12 2019 1:00PM
French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill

Content takedown in under 24 hours.
Jul 8 2019 1:14PM
Reddit quarantines major pro-Trump community over violence threats

Reddit quarantines major pro-Trump community over violence threats

Stops short of ban.
Jun 28 2019 12:33PM
EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more

Only Facebook responds.
Jun 17 2019 1:13PM
How data crowdsourced from beachside happy snaps became as good as expensive surveys

How data crowdsourced from beachside happy snaps became as good as expensive surveys

Engaging the public in coastal management.
May 22 2019 7:00AM
Facebook removes 265 'fake accounts' it says linked to Israel

Facebook removes 265 'fake accounts' it says linked to Israel

Targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa.
May 17 2019 1:17PM
Banks could soon have to treat your social media sprays as official complaints

Banks could soon have to treat your social media sprays as official complaints

Outage hell awaits.
May 17 2019 12:56PM
Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

Fines, site blocking proposed.
Apr 8 2019 10:57AM

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