Facebook says its profits rose to over $9 billion in the last quarter, hours after a US news collective published reports saying the platform allowed hate speech to flourish internationally and knew its algorithm fuelled toxic polarisation online.
The Korea Fair Trade Commission says the tech giant prevented local smartphone makers from customising its Android OS.
The US president signed an executive order on Friday that would mandate sweeping controls on big business spanning technology, healthcare and agriculture.
Deepfakes use machine learning to fabricate events that never happened. While amusing and creative, there are pressing concerns about the social and political implications of this rapidly evolving technology.
Facebook announced that it’s considering including facial recognition technology in its “smart glasses”, and critics have a lot to say.
The data behemoth has been implicated in several human rights abuse scandals, and activists critique the secretive deal and its ramifications for the public.
A working culture that demands ever-increasing hours with little free time is coming under fire in China.
By dropping the hammer on Trump and deplatforming a number of pro-Trump accounts to ostensibly defend democracy, is Big Tech the greater threat to free speech and democratic discourse?
When Trump incited his followers to storm the US Capitol, then continued to tweet ominous messages, the resulting risk to public safety created an “extraordinary and untenable circumstance” for the company, according to Jack Dorsey.
American tech companies are being accused of stifling freedom of speech after moving against far-right voices online.
Technology was at the forefront of driving politics in 2020. TRT World spoke with geopolitical futurist Abishur Prakash to discuss the risks technology poses for geopolitics in 2021 – and beyond.
Facebook's reluctance to oppose anti-Muslim bigotry on its website has led dozens of US members of Congress to try and force the tech behemoth into action.
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