Social Media

Snapchat addict sentenced to 14 years for manslaughter

Sep 21, 2018

A judge has sentenced a Snapchat addict to 14 years in prison for orchestrating the killing of her sometime boyfriend and posting a video of him as he lay dying on a west London street

BBC journalist dies of cancer several days after statement

Sep 5, 2018

A BBC radio journalist has died of breast cancer several days after she announced on social media that her death was near

UK regulator says ad for birth control app were misleading

Aug 29, 2018

Britain's advertising regulator says a smartphone birth control app's Facebook ad contained misleading claims that breached the country's advertising practice code

Facebook bans quiz app, pulls its security app over privacy

Aug 23, 2018

Facebook bans quiz app, removes its security app from Apple store over privacy concerns

His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?

Aug 13, 2018

British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond.

Guardiola tells Mendy to tweet less; defender replies online

Aug 12, 2018

Benjamin Mendy enthralls and infuriates Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola

Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Aug 8, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends the company's decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show

UK lawmakers recommend tougher rules on Facebook

Jul 28, 2018

A U.K. parliamentary committee recommends that the British government increase oversight of social media companies to protect democracy, as it issued scathing report on fake news, data misuse and interference by Russia

UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

Jul 18, 2018

British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states

Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

Jul 11, 2018

Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

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