Ireland's Data Protection Commission has received complaints that Instagram is making children's personal data public.
Facebook has been increasing its efforts to avoid a repeat of events leading up to the 2016 US presidential election, won by Donald Trump, when its network was used for attempts at voter manipulation.
The move came a day after US President Donald Trump used the first televised debate with Democratic challenger Joe Biden to amplify his claims that the November 3 presidential election will be "rigged."
Australians would be stopped from posting both local and international news stories on Facebook and Instagram, the company has said, claiming the move was "not our first choice" but the "only way to protect against an outcome that defies logic".
The popular video sharing app is up for sale in the US where it has become one of the most downloaded applications.
TikTok, which is owned by China's ByteDance, insists that it is not a national-security threat and that Washington is acting without evidence for its allegations or due process to “further the president's anti-China political campaign.”
Loomer has called Muslims “savages” and Islam a “cancer”. That she’s now a GOP nominee for Congress points to a deeper rot in the party.
Companies are less concerned with being on the wrong side of history than hurting their bottom line.
In recent months a popular group of female social media "influencers" has drawn the ire of the Egyptian government, and several have been arrested in a crackdown.
Director Obi Emelonye wrote a creative short feature about a couple separated between London and Lagos as the novel coronavirus pandemic shutdown the cinema sector.
The music company, which did not disclose the financial details of the deal, said Facebook and Instagram users can now add music from Saregama's catalogue of more than 100,000 songs spanning 25 languages to their posts and stories.
Technical challenges related to sharing information are becoming frequent across online platforms.
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