Twitter Found to be Biased Towards the Right

Twitter’s own research has revealed that the platform is biased towards right-wing politicians and news outlets. According to their research that spanned Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, tweets from right-wing politicians received more …

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Belarus Criminalizes Following to Certain Social Media Channels

Belarusians who subscribe or follow “extremist” social media channels risk up to seven years in prison under new measures issued Wednesday by the government. Social media platforms such as Telegram were heavily utilized last year amid enormous public rallies opposing …

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Facebook Unveils New Policies Against Online Harassment to Protect Activists, Journalists

Facebook announced on Oct. 13 that it is unveiling new policies to protect activists and journalists from online harassment, as it now deems as “involuntary public figures.” Facebook’s Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis said that journalists and human rights …

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Hacker Leaks Twitch Source Code and User Information

An anonymous hacker has reportedly leaked data from the video game streaming platform Twitch on 4chan including its source code and user payout information. The unnamed hacker posted a 125GB torrent link that contained Twitch’s source code, content creator payouts, …

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TikTok’s AI Reportedly Promotes Sexual Content to Children as Young as 13

TikTok has reportedly promoting sexual content, drugs, and alcohol to children as young as 13, an investigation revealed. The publication discovered that TikTok offered the accounts with clips endorsing rape, drugs, and sexual fantasies, including some depicting caregivers and children, …

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Twitter Tests ‘Soft Block’ Feature to Let Users Remove Unwanted Followers

Twitter has started testing a new “soft block” feature that allows users to remove unwanted followers without officially blocking them. “We’re making it easier to be the curator of your own followers list,” Twitter said in the announcement of the …

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