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Facebook says it will assign a legal entity in Turkey in a bid to comply with legislation enacted last year by the country.
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The development comes as social media companies face increasing pressure to combat election-related misinformation and prepare for the possibility of violence or poll place intimidation around the November 3 US presidential vote.
The phrase is used when your guests want to leave, and you want them to stay longer. How would a non-Turkish speaker know this? Easy, by following the Turkish Dictionary’s highly amusing account on Instagram.
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.
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