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Mid-tier social media stars are being hired by marketing agencies to push political messages
Republicans want to know why platforms restricted access to story about Joe Biden’s son
ByteDance-owned short-video platform faces its first big content moderation test
Snapchat parent attracted record number of advertisers as rival grappled with content concerns
Government targets platforms and the content they disseminate after beheading of school teacher
Under pressure to act against a deluge of misinformation, the tech group faces the threat of antitrust measures
Social media once again finds itself at the centre of controversy over bias and disinformation
Twitter and Facebook reignite bias claims in attempt to limit unverified materials
The rabbit hole behind the rabbit hole is possibly a weaponised game.
Video platform follows Facebook and Twitter but stops short of full ban
Social networks grapple with intervention and policy changes ahead of the US election
Partisan sites with no obvious revenue model and opaque owners have sprung up this year
There’s growing demand for platforms that provide greater access to celebrities
Images generated by an algorithm are appearing increasingly in bot campaigns and online news outlets
On social media, the wealthy may be the only group you won’t be flamed for hating. But why is this? And is it acceptable?
Move is latest escalation of anti-misinformation measures in run-up to presidential vote
A three-year inquiry into data mishandling by Cambridge Analytica by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office has come up with diddly-squat. So now what?
UK Information Commission concludes three-year investigation into digital marketing group
Social media platform has faced growing pressure to crack down on pro-Trump conspiracy theory
Tech supply chain schism, McAfee Spanish arrest, Google Workspace
‘Once again, short-sightedness from Silicon Valley has allowed extremist thinking to flourish’
Erdogan government alarmed human rights groups with rules to oversee tech companies
Putting the weapon into the weaponisation of social-media propaganda.
Social network softens stance ahead of US vote and updates rules over voter fraud claims
Poems are the latest weapon in the fightback against bank fraud