The move comes after the country's telecommunication authority asked YouTube to immediately block all videos they consider "objectionable" from being accessed last week.
Although QAnon’s raison d’etre is largely rooted in US domestic politics – where it has capitalised on societal anxieties – its conspiracist thinking is gaining ground overseas.
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.”
Social media giant in India is facing heat after a right-wing Hindu lawmaker T Raja Singh posted comments and made speeches saying Rohingya Muslim refugees should be shot, Muslims were traitors and threatened to raze mosques.
A number of prominent UAE public officials and personalities have taken to social media to broadcast their support for the deal, but some Emiratis are registering their opposition.
How a Syrian-Canadian professor of international relations and Mid East politics navigated the Assad regime's schizophrenic attitude toward social media.
Noa Toledo's high-rise dance routine sets her apart in a male-dominated industry and has made her a rising TikTok star.
Chinese tech is caught in between growing global suspicion of Big Tech and of Chinese government influence.
The US government should get a "substantial portion" of the sales price of the US operations of TikTok, said US President Donald Trump, warning he will ban the service in the country on September 15 without a sale.
Human rights activists and social media users have called on Egyptian authorities to release the five female TikTok influencers who were sentenced to two years in prison for “violating public morals."
The disrupted network was loosely affiliated with the "Boogaloo" movement, whose followers have appeared at recent protests while heavily armed, the Silicon Valley-based company said.
Facebook boasts some seven million advertisers, causing some experts to predict the social network will bounce back despite an initial $50B in losses.
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