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Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Biden on inauguration day

Twitter has long come under pressure to curb the president’s use of the site to spread misinformation and conspiracy theories

In this file photo taken on 7 November 2013 The logo of Twitter is viewed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York

Ultimate social media revenge: Greta Thunberg mocks Trump in his own words

Thunberg’s tweet was the exact copy of the one that Trump posted in December 2019 criticising the Time magazine’s decision to name her “Person of the Year”

Ultimate social media revenge: Greta Thunberg mocks Trump in his own words

US Congress grills Twitter, Facebook, Google CEOs

A Congressional grilling of Twitter, Facebook and Google CEOs is quickly evolving into pre-election political circus around the social media content moderation dumpster fire and allegations that Big ...

Tech giants Google, Facebook and Microsoft have been using `dark patterns` around privacy settings to discourage users in the European Union from exercising their privacy rights. Photo: Reuters

Trump slams Facebook, Twitter for restricting Joe Biden article

US president Donald Trump has slammed Facebook and Twitter for restricting the distribution of a New York Post article criticizing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

In this file combination of pictures created on 29 September 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden (L) and US president Donald Trump speak during the first presidential debate at the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio

Social Media

Actions for 'false, confusing' posts against govt, police, military: Home ministry

The home ministry has requested people from the country and abroad to abstain from publishing 'fake, confusing and provocative' posts about the government and law enforcement agencies on social media

A combination made by Prothom Alo of the AFP file photo taken on 28 August 2019 shows the logo of US online social media and social networking service, Facebook displayed on a tablet in Lille and the AFP file photo taken on 4 September 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France.

US Senate panel votes to subpoena Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs

The US Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday voted to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify before the panel about concerns over Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

US Senate panel votes to subpoena Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs

Twitter beefs up security for internal tools from potential misuse

To further secure its internal tools from potential misuse after the massive crypto hack in July, Twitter has rolled out phishing-resistant security keys, requiring its team to use them when ...

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Global news media on Facebook

Prothom Alo among world’s Top Ten

Prothom Alo stands among the world’s top ten news media in the number of Facebook likes

A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken 25 March 2020.

Trolls demand Saif Ali Khan’s removal from Prabhas-starrer ‘Adipurush’

On Thursday, a few hours after it was announced that Saif Ali Khan has been confirmed as antagonist opposite Telugu superstar Prabhas in the Om Raut directorial Adipurush, a section of netizens ...

Trolls demand Saif Ali Khan’s removal from Prabhas-starrer ‘Adipurush’

Social media executive order

Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech’s challenge

The Trump administration has filed a motion asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit against the president’s executive order targeting social media companies, calling it a “profound misunderstanding,” ...

Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech’s challenge
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