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Comelec spox calls on politicians to spare dogs from politicking

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 03:40 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A photo of a dog with a campaign sticker on its body has gone viral on social media. No less than Commission on Election (Comelec) Spokesperson Director...

Facebook explains outage on Twitter

Posted on Thursday, 14 March 2019 11:07 AM | No Comments
Social network giant Facebook turned to Twitter to explain why its apps experienced outages around the world on Wednesday (March 13). The outages affected people in different parts of the...

Exclusive: Twitter deletes over 10,000 accounts that sought to discourage U.S. voting

Posted on Monday, 5 November 2018 08:48 AM | No Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats,...

U.S. Congress grills Facebook, Twitter over foreign bids to tilt politics

Posted on Thursday, 6 September 2018 10:07 AM | No Comments
Top executives from Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. defended their companies in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday (September 5) over what lawmakers see as a failure to combat continuing foreign...

Trump warns Google, Facebook, Twitter to be careful

Posted on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 08:57 AM | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump warned Google, Facebook, and Twitter to tread carefully on Tuesday (August 28) after recently accusing internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship, without...

Social media giants step up joint fight against extremist content

Posted on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 06:25 AM | No Comments
Social media giants Facebook, Google’s YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms....

Twitter creates ‘lite’ version for data-starved users

Posted on Thursday, 6 April 2017 08:27 PM | No Comments
  Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) is launching a faster version of its mobile service on Wednesday aimed at people with sporadic connections or little data on their smartphone plans, hoping to...

EU authorities demand changes from Facebook, Google, Twitter

Posted on Monday, 20 March 2017 04:09 AM | No Comments
Social media companies Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Twitter Inc will have to amend their terms of service for European users within a month or face the risk of fines,...

One habit Trump says he will keep as president: tweeting

Posted on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 11:41 PM | No Comments
US President-elect Donald Trump plans to select the media representatives who are given access to the presidential press briefing room, but will not move the room out of the White...

Web giants to cooperate on removal of extremist content

Posted on Tuesday, 6 December 2016 12:33 PM | No Comments
  Web giants YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database. The companies will share ‘hashes’ –...