Social Media

Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended

Mar 20, 2018

The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.

The Latest: Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO pending probe

Mar 20, 2018

The board of Cambridge Analytica says it has suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending a full independent investigation of his actions

UK official to seek access to Cambridge Analytica's servers

Mar 19, 2018

Britain's information commissioner plans to apply for a warrant to access the servers of Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly used data mined from Facebook to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election

Facebook's Zuckerberg comes under fire from UK, US lawmakers

Mar 18, 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg comes under fire from UK, US lawmakers after reports of data breach

Pietersen says 'Ciao, cricket' as career appears over

Mar 17, 2018

Kevin Pietersen has said farewell to cricket in a series of posts on his social media accounts

The 'force' with Mark Hamill at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day

Mar 17, 2018

Mark Hamill has tweeted that "today the whole galaxy is Irish" as he appeared as international guest of honor at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade

UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension

Mar 17, 2018

Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign

Facebook message leads to 7-year terrorism sentence

Feb 26, 2018

A London man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for terrorism offenses after an investigation that started with a complaint about a Facebook message

UK unveils new technology to fight extremist content online

Feb 13, 2018

The British government is unveiling new technology to remove extremist material from social media

British officials condemn Trump remarks on UK health care

Feb 5, 2018

British officials are reacting angrily to President Donald Trump's stark criticism of the U.K. health care system, which he says is breaking down

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