Palestinians’ struggle to secure their digital rights is crucial in the face of mainstream media spin and collaboration of social media platforms with Israel to stifle their voices.
A doctor who distributes food, an NGO that helps the poor cremate their dead, and a handyman who repairs oxygen cylinders are some of the ways citizens have mobilised to ease the nation's suffering.
Facebook’s independent oversight board keeps ban on former US president Donald Trump but demands social media giant determine a consistent response with rules that are applied to other users of the platform.
The three-day boycott by sports bodies is aimed at pushing social media giants to take more action against all forms of abuse on their platforms.
One of the many negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on our health is an alarming uptick in reported eating disorders, especially among children and teenagers. Warning: this article may include triggers.
Caught unprepared, the BJP government has looked woefully unequal to the task of handling a devastating second wave.
A user on a low-level hacking forum published phone numbers and personal data of 533 million Facebook users in 106 countries, reports Business Insider.
State telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor gives Twitter an extra month to remove "illegal content" or face a complete blockage in Russia.
Big Tech and governments missed the boat on social media and disinformation - it can't afford the same mistake with deepfake video technology.
Russian officials started to throttle Twitter’s services last week and say if the company does not comply within a month, the media regulator “will consider the question of completely blocking the service” on Russian territory.
A memo, which went to all schools in Kabul and was later rescinded, stated that girls older than 12 cannot perform in any public events and that singing at such events is strictly forbidden. Authorities say the authors had misunderstood the purpose.
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.
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