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Uganda social media row raises question over regulation in Africa

Added: 15.01.2021 0:34 | 8 views | 0 comments

There will be increasing tension between the platforms and African governments, analysts say.

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Vaccine myths on social media can be effectively reduced with credible fact checking

Added: 15.01.2021 0:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers found that fact-check tags located immediately below or near a social media post can generate more positive attitudes toward vaccines than misinformation alone, and perceived source expertise makes a difference.

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TikTok level crossing stunt 'staggeringly stupid'

Added: 15.01.2021 0:18 | 22 views | 0 comments

Police and rail bosses condemn a social media post featuring a car parked on a level crossing.

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'This is not normal': Behind the decisions at Facebook and Twitter to deplatform Trump

Added: 14.01.2021 22:01 | 29 views | 0 comments

The Facebook and Twitter suspensions represented a landmark moment for America's social media giants and the most visible demonstration yet of their absolute power.

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Big Tech giants need to ‘work together’ to unite country: ‘Social Dilemma’ star

Added: 14.01.2021 22:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

The former Google consultant made the comments after social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook banned President Trump’s account after the deadly riots that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol last week.

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Trump's Been Unplugged. Now What?

Added: 14.01.2021 21:17 | 30 views | 0 comments

For around a decade, a meme has circulated on social media depicting a youngish white man in a shirt and tie, frantically gesturing toward a wall covered in paper ephemera-envelopes, handwritten notes-connected by red string.

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Does Facebook nuking 'Stop the Steal' posts make it harder to track riot organizers?

Added: 14.01.2021 20:38 | 5 views | 0 comments

Social media giant Facebook said earlier this week that it will remove all content containing the phrase "stop the steal" in order to cut down on "content that could incite further violence."

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Oakland police seize officers' phones over inflammatory social media posts

Added: 14.01.2021 19:46 | 8 views | 0 comments

California's Oakland Police Department has taken up to 100 city-owned phones from officers who are members of its Crime Reduction Team as it investigates links to a controversial social media account. 

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