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RKN Global calls attention to identity theft, which is not just a threat to adults, but to children as well. Children are especially vulnerable to identity theft because their more limited financial interactions can enable the theft to go unnoticed for a long time. Learn more...

Social Media Sites Face Hearings on Fake News and Hate Speech

In prepared testimony, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that his company does not use political ideology to make any decisions, whether the decision is related to how it enforces its rules or how it ranks content on its  platform. Dorsey testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Dorsey maintained that Twitter believes in being […]

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Is Bitcoin a Good Means of Payment for Merchants?

  The price of Bitcoin has been subject to intense scrutiny over the past several years, as it skyrocketed, plummeted, and then struggled. Bitcoin may be popular but it has its disadvantages A survey published by the United Kingdom-based crypto-exchange CreditCoin in June revealed that over 75 percent of American consumers want the option to […]

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False Articles Plaguing the Swedish Election

A study by the Oxford Internet Institute revealed that one in three news articles that are shared on the micro-blogging site about Sweden’s 2018 election was from junk news websites which deliberately publish false articles and misleading information. Similar ratio was observed in 2016 US Presidential Elections The study examined around 275,000 tweets about Sweden’s […]

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Twitter to Bring Status Indicators and Threaded Replies

Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, hinted recently that Twitter might get some interesting updates designed to help users follow Twitter conversation threads more easily and know who among their followers is online. The two features may come out soon Dorsey introduced the idea by tweeting: “Playing with some new Twitter features: presence (who else is on […]

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Facebook Losing its Fight Against Hate Speech in Myanmar

  The social networking site Facebook is having a tough time combating hate speech in Myanmar. Recently, the tech giant invited journalists for a phone briefing to discuss its progress. At first, it looked like the company was ready for all questions, but the publication of a Reuters’ investigation may suggest differently. Investigation: Facebook unable […]

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