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19 Mar 2021
Twitter on Friday began a survey of global users about platform rules for world leaders while consulting human rights and academic specialists on its next policy steps.
19 Mar 2021
YouTube on Thursday started rolling out an early version of its Shorts quick-clip feature in the United States, ramping up its challenge to TikTok.
17 Mar 2021
The Nigerian government, like any government in the world, has its critics. But, unlike some governments, the leadership in Nigeria has expressed a willingness to silence dissent. One way they have talked about doing this is to block social media access. If they tried to do this, it would certainly disrupt communication for many people within the borders of Nigeria, but it would not really kill social media in the country.
16 Mar 2021
Facebook-owned Instagram unveiled technology Tuesday aimed at preventing underage children from creating accounts and blocking adults from contacting young users they don't know.
26 Feb 2021
Twitter Friday announced plans for a new "super follow" feature which will enable account holders to charge for premium content. The company said the content could take the form of extra tweets, joining a community group, or receiving a newsletter. "Twitter is unquestionably looking for ways to drive new revenue streams with this new service,"…
25 Feb 2021
Twitter said Thursday it wants to swell its ranks of users, offer more features, and double revenue in the next two years.
24 Feb 2021
Facebook-owned popular messaging app, WhatsApp has announced that it will be going ahead with its much-debated privacy policy update while assuring consumers of protection.
23 Feb 2021
Technology giant, Google has announced take off of the second Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge in Africa and the Middle East with an open call for projects...
17 Feb 2021
Social media platform, Facebook has released its quarterly Community Standards Enforcement Report for October through December 2020 on the positive strides towards improvements in prevalence
10 Feb 2021
As a young entrepreneur from Lebanon, Youmna Khoury has quickly risen to success. She was born in Lebanon but is currently residing in Dubai with her family. Her immense success is not just limited to her 574k Instagram followers, she is also one of the youngest businesswomen in the Middle East. Youmna started her career…
10 Feb 2021
When WhatsApp users began to raise concerns about a new privacy policy being rolled out, members of a Washington pickup soccer group decided to switch their communications to rival messaging platform Signal, ditching the Facebook-owned service.
27 Jan 2021
Messaging platform, WhatsApp, has assured that no one would have their account suspended or deleted on February 8, 2021. The messaging platform, with billions of users, said there has been a lot of misinformation causing confusion around the recent update and privacy policy, which forces users to accept the new changes that will allow it…

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Russia on Tuesday added jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to a list of "terrorists and extremists", as authorities continue a clampdown on the opposition. Navalny and several of his allies, including key aide Lyubov Sobol, appeared Tuesday on a database of banned individuals compiled by the Federal Service for Financial Monitoring (Rosfinmonitoring). According to Navalny's…
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Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating the civil rights of George Floyd chose to do nothing as the 46-year-old Black man suffered a "slow and agonizing death," a prosecutor said Monday. The men are on trial for their roles in the May 2020 death of Floyd, whose fatal arrest was filmed by a…