Social Media

Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads

Apr 23, 2018

A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.

UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

Apr 22, 2018

Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

Apr 18, 2018

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

Apr 17, 2018

The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at an upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.

UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

Apr 16, 2018

A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he needed to win

Seeking credit for goal after game earns Kane online teasing

Apr 12, 2018

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the subject of online teasing after claiming credit for a goal after a match

The Latest: UK investigates 30 groups, including Facebook

Apr 5, 2018

Britain's Information Commissioner says some 30 organizations _ including Facebook _ are being investigated as part of an investigation into how social media platforms were used in political campaigns

Trade war fears and tech jitters stalk global stock markets

Apr 3, 2018

Global stock markets fell for a second day Tuesday as investors continued to fret over a trade war between the U.S. and China and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies.

Trade war fears and tech jitters stalk global stock markets

Apr 3, 2018

Global stock markets fell for a second day Tuesday as investors continued to fret over a trade war between the U.S. and China and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies.

UK Labour leader criticized for anti-Semitism in party

Apr 1, 2018

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing criticism over his handling of reported anti-Semitism among some of his supporters

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