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UK watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to hand over American’s…

UK watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to hand over American’s…

Published 06/05/2018

(Reuters) - Britain’s data privacy watchdog has ordered Cambridge Analytica to hand over all the personal information it holds on a U.S. academic, confirming the [more…]

Three-quarters Facebook users as active or more since privacy…

Three-quarters Facebook users as active or more since privacy…

Published 06/05/2018

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Most of Facebook’s U.S. users have remained loyal to the social network despite revelations that a political consultancy collected information [more…]

Spy agency NSA triples collection of U.S. phone records: official…

Spy agency NSA triples collection of U.S. phone records: official…

Published 06/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency collected 534 million records of phone calls and text messages of Americans last year, more than triple [more…]

Global elites to hash out #MeToo sexual misconduct issues at Milken…

Global elites to hash out #MeToo sexual misconduct issues at Milken…

Published 29/04/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The global social media movement known through the Twitter hashtag #MeToo has highlighted sexual misconduct in business, entertainment and politics, and [more…]

Outrage breaks out after Whole Foods partners with Yellow Fever eatery

Outrage breaks out after Whole Foods partners with Yellow Fever eatery

Published 28/04/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amazon.com’s Whole Foods Market sparked social media outrage after its newest store in its 365 grocery chain partnered with an Asian [more…]

Malaysia says will look into bot activity on Twitter, upon complaints

Malaysia says will look into bot activity on Twitter, upon complaints

Published 22/04/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian regulators will look into the activity of automated accounts on Twitter, known as bots, in the run-up to a general [more…]

Russia starts blocking Telegram messenger

Russia starts blocking Telegram messenger

Published 16/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to Telegram messenger after the company refused to comply with [more…]

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Published 16/04/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines government criticized on Monday Facebook’s (FB.O) choice of two independent online news platforms to help fight the spread of fake [more…]

UK pubs group JD Wetherspoon drops social media in protest

UK pubs group JD Wetherspoon drops social media in protest

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - British pubs group JD Wetherspoon closed all its social media accounts on Monday, saying it was taking a stand against an industry accused [more…]

Trump on Twitter (April 15): James Comey, Rasmussen Poll

Trump on Twitter (April 15): James Comey, Rasmussen Poll

Published 16/04/2018

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters [more…]