Johnson & Johnson the latest company to drop ads over fears content may appear alongside 'terrorism' and hate videos.
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Muslim Ban31 Jan 2017 21:46 GMT
Personal accounts and phone records to be scrutinised under travel order targeting seven Muslim-majority nations.
Canada31 Jan 2017 05:33 GMT
Social media users express solidarity after attack on a Quebec City mosque leaves six Muslims dead and eight wounded.
Human Rights21 Jan 2017 09:24 GMT
Rights groups say blasphemy allegations against disappeared activists aim to silent dissent for good.
Asia16 Jan 2017 07:50 GMT
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Facebook28 Dec 2016 10:05 GMT
Thai users alerted to Bangkok "explosion" that caused no damage or injuries as social media giant triggers safety check.
Facebook16 Dec 2016 13:20 GMT
Facebook is making it easier for users to report fake news when they see it, with fact-checkers ready to jump in.
Media11 Dec 2016 07:49 GMT
In the post-truth world, a far-right embrace of social media threatens the broadcasting of truth.
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Syria's Civil War04 Dec 2016 09:12 GMT
Social media made the Syrian revolutionary movement less resilient and more exposed to regime brutality.
Cyber Security03 Dec 2016 15:36 GMT
I'm among the liberal US journalists and professors whom Google warned were targeted by government-backed attackers.
Science & Technology01 Dec 2016 07:46 GMT
Experts warn expansive new surveillance laws and lax attitudes threaten civil liberties and expose new vulnerabilities.
US Elections 201608 Nov 2016 23:35 GMT
Humour, analysis, despair and anger expressed by millions of social media users as polls begin to close.
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Donald Trump attracts more tweet traffic and support on social media platform than presidential rival Hillary Clinton.
Facebook10 Sep 2016 12:09 GMT
Social media giant reverses decision to censor iconic Vietnam War image in face of mounting public criticism.
The Listening Post06 Sep 2016 13:23 GMT
A look at alternative media sources in Zimbabwe offering different perspectives on social media freedom.
The Listening Post03 Sep 2016 12:22 GMT
What role does social media play in the current Zimbabwe protests? Plus, journalism caught in the crossfire in Yemen.
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