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Twitter removes virus 'misinformation' video posted by Trump

Twitter removes virus 'misinformation' video posted by Trump

Twitter said Tuesday it had withdrawn a video retweeted by President Donald Trump in which doctors made allegedly false claims about the coronavirus pandemic, after Facebook took similar action.

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook on Monday rejected calls from the Australian government and news companies that it share advertising revenue with the media, suggesting it would rather cut news content from its platform.

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout

Google has rejected demands it pay hundreds of millions of dollars per year in compensation to Australian news media under a government-imposed revenue sharing deal.

Facebook rolls out Messenger Kids to 70 new countries

Facebook rolls out Messenger Kids to 70 new countries

Facebook on Wednesday rolled out its Messenger Kids application to 70 new countries, saying it can help children deal with the challenges of distance learning and isolation during the virus lockdowns.

Australia tells Facebook, Google to pay up for news content

Australia tells Facebook, Google to pay up for news content

Digital giants Google and Facebook will be forced to pay millions of dollars for news content under a landmark plan by the Australian government to support the ailing local media ...

Facebook offers $100 mn to help virus-hit news media

Facebook offers $100 mn to help virus-hit news media

Facebook said Monday it was donating $100 million to support news organisations globally hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, citing the need for reliable information about the crisis.

With selfie, Ukrainian health minister joins coronavirus evacuees in quarantine

With selfie, Ukrainian health minister joins coronavirus evacuees in quarantine

Ukraine's health minister joined evacuees from China in quarantine in a sanatorium on Friday in a show of solidarity after fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus led to clashes between protesters and police.

Facebook corrects user's post under new Singapore fake news law

Facebook corrects user's post under new Singapore fake news law

Facebook said on Saturday it had issued a correction notice on a user's post at the request of the Singapore government, but urged for a measured approach to the implementation of a new "fake news" law

India seeks answers from WhatsApp after cyberespionage

India seeks answers from WhatsApp after cyberespionage

India demanded answers from WhatsApp over a snooping scandal Thursday after coming under fire from critics who accused authorities of using malware installed on the Facebook ...

Facebook says it suspends accounts tied to Putin ally for meddling in Africa

Facebook says it suspends accounts tied to Putin ally for meddling in Africa

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had suspended three networks of Russian accounts that attempted to interfere in the domestic politics of eight African countries

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has agreed to pay a 500,000 pound ($644,000) fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica ...

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement

Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currency ...