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RKN Global on: Join Twitter Before 13? You May Be Blocked

Users who signed up before age 13 could be banned According to Twitter, the ban will apply whether the users added their birth dates to their profiles later or provided their date of birth at the time of signing up. The news site Motherboard reports that Twitter has opted to ban users whose provided birth […]

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Facebook is the Newest Blockchain Player

Earlier this year, stating that blockchain reward tokens are often associated with deceptive or misleading promotional practices, Facebook announced that it will ban all advertising for cryptocurrencies. Recently, however, the CEO of the social network launched a blockchain division. In addition to this, there are a few reports of Facebook planning to create its own […]

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Twitter Saw Millions of Anti-Semitic Tweets in 2017: ADL Report

The spread of hate speech has not ceased on the micro-blogging giant. According to a report by the Anti-Defamation League, Twitter saw over 4.2 million anti-Semitic tweets last year (between 29 January 2017 and 28 January 2018). The report, which was released recently, noted that millions of anti-Semitic tweets were shared or re-shared on the […]

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Zuckerberg’s Solution to Fake News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised earlier in 2018 that the company would spend this year fixing the social media platform to address its fake news problem. The tech company, which has over 2.2 billion users as of January 2018, is facing a lot of censure for not being able to solve the issue of hate […]

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The Perks of Crypto Regulation

Early proponents of Satoshi Nakamoto’s innovation of Bitcoin would be horrified by outside regulation. Bitcoin was supposed to be a completely decentralized system where interference from governments was unnecessary, even obsolete. It seems now, however, that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin cannot govern themselves and they do need some outside regulation. Although die-hard crypto fans may be […]

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