Not surprisingly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Facebook page saw a huge surge in subscribers in March and April 2020, as more and more people flocked to the social media pages to learn about the pandemic. It turns out that the increase in subscriber numbers and social media
The Center released a sweeping set of rules on Thursday to regulate social media companies, streaming and digital media platforms. This move will virtually place these platforms, for the first time, under government control. According to the new guidelines called ‘Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code)
Gab instead of Twitter, MeWe on Facebook, Telegram for messaging and Discord for insiders – banned from mainstream platforms, the US conspiratorial and supremacist movements, many of which support Donald Trump, have moved to more confidential and difficult networks to regulate. “Trump’s most extreme supporters were already on alternative platforms,”
Australia and Facebook have been at an impasse for more than a week over a bill that will force tech giants to pay for information. Facebook has agreed to restore Australia’s news pages after the government proposed amendments to legislation that would force tech giants to pay for media content
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government was in talks again with the tech giant as the standoff leads to a drop in traffic to news sites across the country. Facebook Inc is back at the negotiating table, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday after the tech
Pulled from web hosting services in January, Parler is a favorite of conservatives who denounce “censorship”. Parler, the popular social media platform among conservatives, is back online and ready to take on “big tech”, the company announced on Monday. The platform was unhosted by Amazon in January after the Jan.
Scrolling through their social media feeds, Americans are likely to encounter anguished tales of political unrest, the coronavirus pandemic and the continued fallout from cyberattacks, among other bleak topics. And yet, many can’t stop scrolling even more, perhaps hoping to distract themselves from overthinking one of these lingering issues. The
Myanmar’s military government reportedly arrested at least three protesters on Thursday, hours after blocking Facebook and other social media platforms in a bid to suppress dissent after detaining the country’s elected leaders and seizing power in a Rebellion. Facebook, used by about half of Myanmar’s 53 million people, has emerged