Social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google faced scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms on Friday after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live streamed and widely shared online.
Nepal's government on Wednesday tabled draft legislation that would impose harsh penalties for "improper" social media posts, igniting concerns it could be used to suppress freedom of speech and stifle dissent.
British lawmakers on Monday accused Facebook of ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violating data privacy and anti-competition laws as they called for social media companies ...
The head of Britain's data watchdog said on Tuesday Facebook must significantly change how it does business and called for the social media giant to be subject to stricter regulation.
Facebook is better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections and has recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns targeting several countries, Mark Zuckerberg said.
Trump also criticised social media outlets last week, saying that unidentified companies were "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices."
Most home-based businesses in Qatar thrive in “virtual stores,” utlising social media apps such as Instagram and Facebook to market and sell their products.
The whole incident was captured on video and provoked outrage after the footage went viral on social media.
The killings are just the latest in India to be sparked by false rumours of gangs of child kidnappers spreading like wildfire on WhatsApp in recent months.