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Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline

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(HeadlineNews) – One of Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers accused Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the...
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Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts

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HAVANA (HeadlineNews) – Twitter Inc has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although...
Politics

Democrat O’Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation

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(HeadlineNews) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto ORourkes campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabets Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of...
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Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google findings

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FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at the screen of her mobile phone in front of an Apple logo outside its store in Shanghai, China July...
Politics

Big Tech companies like Facebook, Amazon to face antitrust probe by U.S. state attorneys general

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(HeadlineNews) – A bipartisan group of state attorneys general will announce on Monday an investigation into large tech companies, like Facebook and Google, for potential...
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Soccer: Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain

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(HeadlineNews) – Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of abuse and hateful conduct related to football in Britain in the...
Tech

Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general

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(HeadlineNews) – More than 30 U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Incs Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowledgeable about...
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Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues ‘Tag Suggestions’

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FILE PHOTO: Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam...

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action

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DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy’s Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could...

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources

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(HeadlineNews) – The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating...

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