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Probe after UK soldiers shooting at picture of Labour leader

Apr 3, 2019

Britain's military says it is investigating "totally unacceptable behavior" by some of its soldiers after they were filmed apparently using a picture of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for target practice

Facebook beefs up political ad rules ahead of EU election

Mar 29, 2019

Facebook beefs up political ad rules ahead of EU elections but some politicians complain it will limit bloc-wide campaigning

Grassroots tech group takes startup approach to fight Brexit

Mar 26, 2019

Grassroots group of UK tech volunteers battles Brexit by working like a startup

Tech companies scramble to remove New Zealand shooting video

Mar 15, 2019

Internet companies scramble to remove New Zealand mosque shooting video

Big tech companies cast as monopolies in UK government study

Mar 13, 2019

UK review of digital competition urges new rules to deal with power of tech giants

Conflicting reports surround fate of baby of UK IS bride

Mar 8, 2019

There are conflicting reports Friday about the newborn son of U.K.-born teenager Shamima Begum, who left her London home to join the Islamic State group in Syria, after Begum's lawyer said the boy was reported to have died

Facebook's vision of future? Looks like Chinese app WeChat

Mar 7, 2019

Facebook's pivot to focus on private messaging and multiple services looks a lot like what Chinese app WeChat has been doing for years.

Insta-Monarch: Queen Elizabeth makes first Instagram post

Mar 7, 2019

Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image

UK royals to block internet trolls on social media sites

Mar 4, 2019

Britain's royal family is warning that it will block internet trolls posting offensive messages on its social media channels _ and may report offenders to police

Facebook erases far-right activist's page, Instagram profile

Feb 26, 2019

Facebook has taken down the page and Instagram profile of far-right activist Tommy Robinson after determining he violated policies forbidding hate speech

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