Technical challenges related to sharing information are becoming frequent across online platforms.
Zoom has attracted millions of free and paying customers amid the pandemic, in part because users could join a meeting - something that now happens 300 million times a day - without registering.
Facebook Shops will enable businesses to set up a single online store accessible via both Facebook and Instagram, integrated with a messaging feature to allow customers to chat with businesses through WhatsApp, Messenger or Instagram Direct.
Using ciphered words such as “boogaloo” far-right groups have breached Facebook's anti-violence filters, doubling their membership and calling for militant uprisings in the US.
The 25-year-old aid worker said her conversion to Islam was spontaneous and not forced, but far-right politicians still targetted her with hatred.
Facebook’s new oversight committee is built to take the mystery out of what is allowed on its platforms, and what isn’t.
Zoom said it had bought Keybase, a secure messaging and file-sharing service after facing backlash for failing to disclose that its service was not fully end-to-end encrypted.
Facebook, Google and Twitter are introducing stricter rules, altered algorithms and thousands of fact checks to stop the spread of bad misinformation online about the virus.
New software the companies plan to add to phones would make it easier to use Bluetooth wireless technology to track down people who may have been infected by coronavirus carriers.
The data strategy and artificial intelligence discussion papers are part of a bigger scheme to help European companies better compete with US tech giants and state-aided Chinese companies in the digital world.
A trending video in Turkey inaccurately mocks Syrians for being lazy and living off handouts from the government.
The warnings of planted bombs, all of them false, have been sent to numerous Russian cities, but particularly targeted the capital, where around 16 million live and work, with up to 1,000 threats per day.
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