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Government of India Blocks Over 43 Mobile Apps Due to Privacy Issues

Indian government has banned over 43 mobile applications, majority of them with connections to China due to privacy concerns.Indian government has banned over 43...

Snap Launches Spotlight to Rival with TikTok and Instagram Reels

Snap has officially launched a new Snapchat feature called Spotlight that would surface the most entertaining video content from users all in one place...

China to Launch New Regulations to Curb Power of Tech Giants

China’s market regulator proposed new regulations to curb the monopolistic power of large internet companies and avoid abusive behavior in competition.China’s market regulator proposed...

Turkish Regulator Fines Social Media Firms for Violating Online Law

Turkey issued fines against the world’s leading social media companies after failing to appoint a local representative to guarantee that they are complying with...

Facebook’s India Policy Chief Resigns over Alleged Anti-Muslim Posts

Ankhi Das, Facebook’s top public policy executive in India, has resigned from her post months after facing criticisms due to her alleged failure to...

Facebook to Start Charging for WhatsApp Business Services

Facebook announced on Thursday that it would start charging companies for accessing some of its chat services in WhatsApp for Business.Facebook said on Thursday...

Irish Watchdogs Launch Investigation into Instagram’s Handling of Children’s Data

An Irish data privacy regulator has launched two investigations into Instagram over its practices in handling the personal data of children on its platform.Ireland's...

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