Since the Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League won the national elections with a whopping majority, an uneasy calm prevails in the country as people fear reprisals for speaking out against the government.
The social network became the most downloaded on Apple's App Store in the first half of this year according to market analysis firm Sensor Tower, beating out titans like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
Lawmakers leading the probe into the Cambridge Analytica data scandal seize confidential documents believed to include data about Facebook's privacy controls.
The social network said it needed to do further analysis to decide if the accounts are linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency or another group.
Facebook said a security breach occurred in the social network's "view as" feature, which was fixed and informed law enforcement.
Google has been ordered to put a stop to its anti-competitive practices in Turkey.
Tech giants and celebrities weigh in as European Union lawmakers vote to force Google, Facebook and other firms to share more revenues with EU media, publishers and other content creators in a shake-up of copyright rules.
Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran's geopolitical agenda around the world.
The company said it removed 32 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in "coordinated" political behaviour and appeared to be fake. Nearly 300,000 people followed at least one of the accounts.
Twitter registers drop in market value by more than $6 billion as it begins containing online hate and trolls that has in turn hurt its standing with investors and declined its monthly users.
Costs of improving privacy safeguards and slowing usage in the biggest advertising markets combined with missed revenue and user growth targets saw the company's shares lose a quarter of their value.
Ugandans will have to pay $19 a year to keep a social media account – all in a country where some 35% of the population live below the poverty line.
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