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Vietnam’s social media crowd swells with new entrant to take on Facebook, Google

17 September 2019, 9:50 AM

A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes United States (US) tech giants, Facebook and Google with a new cybersecurity law.

The Twitter App loads on an iPhone in this illustration photograph taken in Los Angeles.

US social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content

12 September 2019, 5:56 AM

Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify before a US Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content.

Twitter CEO’s hacked account sends racist tweets before being secured

31 August 2019, 7:26 AM

The account of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) Chief Executive Jack Dorsey was hacked on Friday afternoon, sending public tweets and retweets including racial slurs and curse words to 4 million followers before Twitter secured the account.

Outrage over controversial Read to Lead campaign tweets

14 August 2019, 11:04 AM

Members of the public have reacted with outrage to the pictures that the Basic Education Department Spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga posted on his Twitter page in an apparent bid to promote reading.

A sign is pictured outside a Google office near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California.

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

10 August 2019, 6:53 AM

After the shootings, US President Donald Trump laid blame on the internet and social media for providing places “to radicalize disturbed minds.”

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