WhatsApp on Monday urged all of its 1.5 billion users to update their apps as an added precaution against hackers who remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices.
Facebook has closed 23 Italian pages, including many supporting the country’s populist government parties for spreading fake news and breaking other social network rules.
Facebook says it is collaborating with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) to mentor and empower 12 startups in the ”Season 2 FbStart Accelerator Programme.”
Facebook announced on Thursday that it has banned several high-profile accounts and people from its platform, including Nation of Islam leader, Minister Louis Farrakhan, according to USA Today.
The Sri Lankan government has ended a blackout of social media sites that was imposed after the bombings in the country earlier this month, The New York Times reports.
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has reached a deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a dispute over Musk’s use of Twitter, according to a court filing on Friday.
WhatsApp users in Spain are being subjected to disinformation and hateful memes at a rate that has outpaced similar malicious content on such platforms as YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.
Twitter has announced Q1 2019 revenues of $787 million — a year-on-year (YoY) increase of 18%. However, after reporting record $909 million income last quarter, this represents a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decrease of around 14%.
Facebook Inc’s struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company’s inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile phones bring social media to every corner of the globe.
Facebook on Monday named the legal adviser to the U.S. State Department as its general counsel, as the social media giant faces growing regulatory hurdles and privacy concerns.
Sri Lanka’s decision to block social media following deadly suicide attacks highlights a growing distrust of online platforms, but critics said the move is likely to restrict the flow of important news and information as well as abusive content.
Instagram has considered hiding the like count on photos, so audiences can’t see how many people have liked an individual post.
The social media giant, Facebook, uploaded the contact details of 1.5 million new users without their permission in the last three years, Facebook confirmed in a statement on Thursday.
Pinterest on Wednesday announced it would price its initial public offering at $19 a share to begin trading on Wall Street the following day.
The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death while in state custody.
Gunmen on Monday attacked Kikuba village in Chawai District of Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna state and set ablaze twenty-one houses in the area.
A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.
President Muhammmadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill.
Adamawa Government on Tuesday confirmed the outbreak of cholera in three local government areas of the state with one death from the 76 cases recorded.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said God personally intervened in the electoral turbulence to give the state a desired victory.
The 9th House of Representatives on Thursday held its first plenary after members were inaugurated on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
An Election Petition Tribunal sitting at Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the Labour Party (LP) challenging the victory of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, at the March 9 gubernatorial poll.
Paris St-Germain (PSG) are prepared to sell striker Neymar, with club chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi warning that irresponsible behaviour from players would not be tolerated anymore, according to French media reports.
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.