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Revisiting the #DeleteFacebook Trend

Some users are frustrated, others are looking for an apology, and some are furious. Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year, the #DeleteFacebook hashtag has been a trend, but after the recent data breach of 29 million accounts, many more users have lost their patience. Some have even asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to […]

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White House to Investigate Tech Giants about Antitrust

U.S. President Donald Trump has been hitting out at technology giants like Facebook and Google, claiming that the companies are trying to silence conservatives and are publishing fake news. Now, the White House is reportedly preparing to investigate the business practices of the technology companies. Federal agencies to investigate whether antitrust laws are being followed […]

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New Facebook Feature to Identify Fake News

Facebook is releasing a new feature that could help its Canadian users identify fake news. Users will be able to get information about the news they read on the social networking site and determine whether it is real or fake. How will the new feature work? The tool lets users get information on who was […]

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Can Facebook and Twitter Team Up to Fight Hate Speech?

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey talked about collaboration of Twitter and Facebook to fight fake news and hate speech during their two-hour testimony before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee in September. But do antitrust laws allow them to team up? What are antitrust laws? The main question that arose […]

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EU Gets Strict Over Extremist Content on Social Media Platforms

60 minutes – that’s all the time social media platforms now have to remove extremist content or terrorism-related content from their site after being notified about it, according to a proposal presented to the European Parliament. Remove extremist content or face fines: European Union European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in his last State of […]

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