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Trump banned indefinitely from facebook

  Washington, US | THE INDEPENDENT | Mark Zuckerberg says President Trump has been banned from Facebook and Instagram ‘indefinitely’. In a statement, facebook said, “We believe the risks of allowing President Trump to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great, so we are extending …

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Zuckerberg promises Facebook policy review

San Francisco, United States | AFP |  Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Friday promised to review the social network’s policies that led to its decision to not moderate controversial messages posted by US President Donald Trump. The announcement, which came in the form of a letter to employees, appeared aimed …

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Rights activists rip Facebook’s Zuckerberg over Trump comments

Washington, United States | AFP | Civil rights activists on Tuesday slammed as “incomprehensible” Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg’s justification for allowing incendiary comments on violence and voter suppression on the social network from President Donald Trump. The comments came after a discussion involving the Facebook CEO and leaders of rights organizations to discuss the hands-off …

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Trump to target social media with executive order

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump was set Thursday to target social media giants like Twitter, which he accuses of bias against him, with an executive order opening them to new regulation. “This will be a Big Day for Social Media and FAIRNESS!” Trump said on Twitter. …

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EU threatens tougher rules on hate speech after Facebook meeting

Brussels, Belgium | AFP |  A top EU official for digital policy warned Monday that big tech companies could face tougher rules and penalties in Europe if they failed to adequately curb hate speech and disinformation. European Industry Commissioner Thierry Breton remarks followed talks with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, who was …

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Twitter to ban political ads worldwide on its platform

Washington, United States | AFP | Twitter will stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, the company said, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social media. Chief executive Jack Dorsey tweeted that while internet advertising “is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings …

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