The law enforcement authorities of the United States have recently seized the online sex marketplace Backpage.com. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) took the decision as a part of their enforcement actions, stated Backpage. While several organizations and political leaders, who have been working towards the goal of eradicating forced...
Twitter
Social networking platform Twitter said that it has struck off more than 270,000 accounts from its platform owing to terrorism-related violations. During the final six months of 2017. Twitter’s internal tools managed to detect most of these troublesome accounts, and they were taken off. As per as Twitter’s recent report,...
Google
A search giant should not participate in the business of war. This is the long and short of the letter written by Google employees to its Chief Executive Sundar Pichai urging him to stop working with the US military on a project. This controversial project aka Project Maven consists...
Facebook Survey
After Cambridge Analytica's India Link came into the light, Facebook survey is now asking Indian citizens if they trust it or not. I was browsing through my news feed, and I was given a short survey to answer. Most of the questions seem routine enough, but I was made to...
YouTube
YouTube wants to make Live streaming easier for content creators, as you must be well aware by now that it has made its Live streaming feature available for Chrome browsers. In this feature, you can set up a Live stream from your computer itself without requiring any additional pieces...
YouTube
Recently, Google-owned YouTube said that will from now on add information snippets from Wikipedia on conspiracy theory videos shared on the platform, to balance out the effect and also provide something that it calls “information cues.” Which is an excellent way to go about it, after all, Wikipedia may have...
YouTube
Dear YouTube-r posting weird videos of gross stuff, you should stop because even if everyone avoids your video, one person will have to see it and that person is going to go through severe mental trauma. YouTube has now decided that the people employed by them to weed out...
Google
After popular social media platform, Facebook banned all advertisements related to cryptocurrency, it’s now time for Google to do it. The online search giant has now decided to ban all virtual currency related advertisements from its platforms. However, there is a caveat. Google said that they would start this policy...
Amazon
Online retail giant, Amazon sells a host of products under its AmazonBasics brand. Under this brand, the shopping juggernaut sells products with its guarantee, and the products are often priced below that of its competing brands. Now, according to reports, Amazon currently will recall six variants of its AmazonBasics...
Facebook
Although Facebook says there is “no place for hate speech” in its platform, investigations are now speaking otherwise. UN investigators are now blaming Facebook for having a “determining role” in fuelling hatred against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims. The team which is investigating the act of genocide said that the social media...

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