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)Read More →

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,”Read More →

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. TheRead More →

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 emergedRead More →