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.
An Indian tax intelligence unit in mid-March ordered HSBC and Citibank in Mumbai to freeze bank accounts of ByteDance India as it probed some of the unit's financial dealings, a move the company is challenging in a Mumbai court.
Atrocity denialism has gone mainstream — from the glorification of convicted perpetrators to the casual creation of memes — and boosts the far-right with deadly consequences.
"The court has asked PTA to block access to TikTok," Pakistan Telecom Authority spokesperson Khurram Mehran says.
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.
ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the short video app TikTok, agreed to the settlement after more than a year of litigation.
The investigation comes as Italy announced it had temporarily blocked access to TikTok for users whose age could not be proved definitively.
Whether the US declines or revives, betrayal and embarrassment await both cynical and sincere enablers of white nationalists
Facebook says it will assign a legal entity in Turkey in a bid to comply with legislation enacted last year by the country.
Last year, Turkey imposed a fine of $5.43 million on multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for not complying with a new social media law that requires social platforms to appoint local representatives in Turkey.
The Capitol Police force did not request advance help to secure the building from other federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, according to one senior official.
The Quds News Network’s TikTok account was removed without notice by the video-sharing app. Is the move part of an ongoing effort to silence Palestinian content by social media companies?
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