Police on Monday identified a 19-year-old California man as the gunman who opened fire with an assault rifle at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three people and wounding about a dozen.
The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will ask magistrates to block Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's social media accounts because he has used them to spread hate, her lawyer said on Thursday.
India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release on bail of a journalist arrested at the weekend and remanded to 11 days' judicial custody over social media posts allegedly defaming a local politician.
Singapore's parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat ‘fake news’ that will allow authorities to order the removal of content despite fierce criticism from tech giants, the media and rights groups.
The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday, following eight explosions ...
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.