None of the suspended accounts belonged to journalists, news organizations, activists or politicians, as doing so “would violate their fundamental right to free expression under Indian law,” Twitter said.
By Associated Press
Myanmar’s new military authorities appeared to have cut most access to the Internet on Saturday as they faced a rising tide of protest over their coup that toppled Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected civilian government.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Krutika Pathi, Associated Press
Media coverage around the tens of thousands of protesting farmers at the edges of the Indian capital have prompted a furious reaction from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.
By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
A pro-China network of fake and imposter accounts found a global audience on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to mock the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the deadly riot in Washington that left five dead, new research…
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
In its initial batch of rulings, the board ordered Facebook to restore posts by users that the company said broke standards on adult nudity, hate speech, dangerous individuals and misinformation.
By Associated Press
Amazon.com, Inc. has asked federal regulators to block multiple shareholder proposals addressing criticism of the company's stances on curbing hate speech, diversity in hiring, workplace conditions and surveillance technologies.
By Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
The U.S. district judge said she wasn't dismissing Parler's "substantive underlying claims" against Amazon, but said it had fallen short in demonstrating the need for an injunction forcing it back online.
The Department of Homeland Security last year classified white supremacy as the greatest domestic terror threat to the U.S., and last week's Capitol insurrection by pro-Trump groups has renewed those concerns. Cynthia Miller-Idriss, who runs the Polarization and Extremism Research…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Social media companies decided this past week they had finally seen enough from President Donald Trump. Twitter ended a nearly 12-year run and shuttered his account, severing an instant line of communication to his 89 million followers.
By PBS NewsHour
Facebook and Twitter suspended President Trump’s accounts after the violence on Capitol Hill, on January 6, in a bid to prevent him from inciting further violence. Joan Donovan, research director at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public…
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