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Facebook Bug Allows Access to Data of 6.8 Million Users

Facebook found a bug in its network that affected over 6.8 million users by giving third-party applications access to private photos of users. After news of the Facebook bug went public, the Data Protection Commission of Ireland opened a statutory investigation into the tech company. Facebook is sloppy, prioritizing growth over others: Analyst Facebook said […]

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Twitter CEO Criticized for Hate Speech: Caught between Two Sides

On a visit to India late last year, Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, held an informal, roundtable discussion with a group of Indian women activists, writers and journalists about their experiences using the micro-blogging site. One participant gave him a poster, which said “Smash Brahminical Patriarchy” and which became an online target almost as soon as […]

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Uganda Ready to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

The government of Uganda is set to regulate cryptocurrencies like BTC because they are getting more and more popular in the country. This has lead some of the nation’s policymakers have called for regulations to protect the public. Government asks Ugandans to be cautious of crypto; set to regulate cryptocurrencies The Government of Uganda asked […]

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Facebook Account Blocking before Elections

This post looks back a bit to last year’s U.S. elections and the issue of account blocking by Facebook to protect the electoral process. In a blog on account blocking of suspicious accounts, Facebook reveals how its partnerships with law enforcement and its own investigations are helping it find and eliminate fake accounts. Its efforts […]

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India to Take Legal Action If Twitter Fails To Stop Hate Messages

The government of India has warned Twitter of serious consequences if the micro-blogging giant fails to put a halt to incendiary hate messages that incite violence. Twitter has been criticized by many for not doing enough to combat hate speech and misinformation on its platform. Government advises Twitter to remove hate messages and unlawful content […]

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