Over 500 Million Facebook Users’ Personal Data Found on Hacking Website

Personal information of over 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website used by hackers, cybersecurity expert claim. “All 533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free. This means that if you have a Facebook account, it …

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Facebook Freezes Maduro’s Page for Alleged Misinformation

Facebook has frozen the page of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, after spreading misinformation about COVID-19, a company spokesperson said. Maduro has previously insisted that the Carvativir, an oral solution derived from thyme, is a “miracle” that can be used to …

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Two Chinese TV Stars Cut Ties with Nike over Xinjiang Comments

Two Chinese TV stars decided to sever their ties with Nike over the sportswear manufacturing giant’s comments regarding the controversial violation of human rights and forced labor in the Chinese province of Xinjiang. Nike is only one of the Western …

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Boulder Shooting Suspect Identified as Social Media Profiles are Scrubbed

The Boulder County District Attorney identified the Colorado grocery store shooter as Ahmad Al-Issa, 21, a Syrian migrant. Al-Issa claimed on his Facebook page that he was born in Syria in 1999 and moved to the US in 2002 and …

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Cockfights Break Out on Twitch as Administrators Struggle to Block Content

Livestreams of cockfights have begun popping up on Twitch as the platform’s administrators aggressively shut down any broadcast featuring the events. The streams feature roosters aggressively fighting each other, an event that is illegal in every US state and banned …

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Russian Government Threatens to Block Twitter in a Month

The Russian government has warned that will block Twitter in a month if it fails to delete banned content. “We’ve taken a month to watch Twitter’s reaction on the issue of removing prohibited information. Appropriate decisions will be made depending …

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Facebook to Pay News Corp for Content in Australia

News Corp has announced that it has signed a three-year content deal with Facebook after new media laws were passed by the Australian government which required tech platforms to pay for local content. (The agreement) “is a landmark in transforming …

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Encrypted Messaging App Signal Blocked in China

Messaging app Signal has been blocked in China, marking further efforts from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to regulate public opinion and communication. Signal is an encrypted messaging application, offering its users end-to-end encryption on calls and messages. This prevents …

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