Social Media

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

Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

Feb 19, 2019

Twitter tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of spring elections

'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

Feb 18, 2019

A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook

World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies at 81

Feb 12, 2019

Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper who helped England win its only World Cup in 1966, dies at 81

UK report urges regulator for tech giants to fight fake news

Feb 12, 2019

A British government-commissioned report is calling for a regulator to oversee online platforms such as Facebook and Google to help weed out "fake news."

Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings after suicide

Feb 8, 2019

Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life

EU urges internet giants to work harder fighting fake news

Jan 29, 2019

EU authorities urge internet companies to work harder combating fake news ahead of elections

Call for end to social media abuse of Duchesses Meghan, Kate

Jan 29, 2019

The British press is urging social media users to tone down inappropriate criticism of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge

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