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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey is returning to the hot seat on Capitol Hill for the first time in more than two years. And the company’s political problems have only piled up since then. The tech titan is expected to be on the defensive as Republicans increasingly criticize the social network for censoring them and showing a …

The timeline could still change, cautioned the people familiar with the probe, adding that work is ongoing. State attorneys general in particular are in the late stages of preparing their complaint, according to the people. A fifth person, who also spoke on the condition of anonymity, added the state investigators sought to shore up an …

A publicly funded social network run by the ABC has been proposed as one possible response if Facebook and Google limit services in Australia when the mandatory news code becomes law this year. Facebook has warned it will block Australians from sharing news if the landmark plan to make digital platforms pay for news content …

Hello and welcome to our live blog for Thursday, October 15. This page will keep you up to date on everything that happens across  Nottinghamshire  throughout the day. This blog will also include all the latest traffic and travel updates, court stories, police appeals and weather forecasts. This is the first week that Nottingham and …

Days before, Facebook Inc. produced its own document contending that breaking it up would be a “nonstarter” for a number of reasons, including that the company’s constituent parts are already too complicated and interconnected for any of them—Instagram, WhatsApp, its ad business—to be spun off as individual companies or walled off as separate divisions. “After …

WASHINGTON—America’s biggest technology companies have leveraged their dominance to stamp out competition and stifle innovation, according to a Democratic-led House panel, which said Congress should consider forcing the tech giants to separate their dominant online platforms from other business lines. Republicans issued a separate response endorsing strong antitrust enforcement targeting the companies but didn’t endorse …

The news: Facebook announced on Tuesday that it will remove “any Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts representing QAnon, even if they contain no violent content.” QAnon, the pro-Trump conspiracy theory centering on the belief that the president of the United States is at war with a secret satanic pedophile ring run by liberals, has …

Facebook spokesperson Andy Stone confirmed the company removed the post for breaking its rules on Covid-19 misinformation. President Trump has, by his own admission, played down the threat of Covid-19. Now, while battling his own bout of the disease, he has continued to dishonestly downplay the severity of the virus. His post on Tuesday falsely …

Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60% experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday. One in five girls and young women has abandoned or cut down on using a social media platform after being targeted, with some saying harassment started when they …

Police tracing ‘suspicious large vehicles’ after cable theft at country park A cable was stolen from a solar farm at Gedling Country Park. The incident happened in the early hours of Friday, August 28, in Spring Lane, Lambley. Police Constable Mark Szeremeta said: “A number of cables connecting the solar panels to the main feeder …