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China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts

China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts

Claims right to put out its views forward after state-backed social media campaign blocked.
Aug 21 2019 1:12PM
Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Dismantles a state-backed information operation originating from mainland.
Aug 20 2019 6:58AM
Twitter says it may have used user data for ads without permission

Twitter says it may have used user data for ads without permission

Doesn't know who's affected.
Aug 7 2019 12:34PM
After shootings, tech companies pressured to pull plug on 8chan

After shootings, tech companies pressured to pull plug on 8chan

Pressure to shun online message board.
Aug 7 2019 6:40AM
Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: US appeals court

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: US appeals court

Constitution violated.
Jul 10 2019 7:00AM
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
Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules

To strike balance between free expression and accountability.
Jun 28 2019 6:52AM
Politicians need more public money to thwart election cyber attacks: ASPI

Politicians need more public money to thwart election cyber attacks: ASPI

Or our trust in politics will be (even more) dented
Jun 21 2019 12:43PM
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
Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns

Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns

Coordinated, state-backed activities.
Jun 14 2019 7:07AM
Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

After an outcry among users.
Jun 3 2019 1:02PM
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
Twitter accidentally shares user location data with advertising partner

Twitter accidentally shares user location data with advertising partner

Through Apple devices.
May 14 2019 6:58AM
Twitter suspends 100k accounts for creating new ones after suspension

Twitter suspends 100k accounts for creating new ones after suspension

45 percent increase from last year.
Apr 17 2019 7:01AM
Australian Electoral Commission boots online blitz to counter fake news

Australian Electoral Commission boots online blitz to counter fake news

Urges voters to “Stop and Consider”, but not everyone is convinced
Apr 16 2019 7:19AM
Facebook, Twitter sucked into India-Pakistan information war

Facebook, Twitter sucked into India-Pakistan information war

Internet war embroils global tech giants.
Apr 3 2019 12:23AM
US lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after Christchurch killings

US lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after Christchurch killings

Chair of House Committee on Homeland Security writes top executives of four major techs.
Mar 20 2019 12:42PM
Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Cyber tsar worried about "connectivity without values".
Mar 14 2019 8:30PM
Bad actors try bespoke lies to avoid misinformation detection

Bad actors try bespoke lies to avoid misinformation detection

NSA, Facebook and Twitter lament weaponisation of the internet.
Mar 7 2019 12:40PM
Tesla's Musk calls SEC 'broken' in new Twitter spat

Tesla's Musk calls SEC 'broken' in new Twitter spat

Lays into regulator again.
Feb 27 2019 6:57AM

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