Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Nov 27, 2016

Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Someone has renamed Donald Trump’s midtown Manhattan building on Google Maps, and the new moniker isn’t very flattering. Instead of Trump Tower, it’s “Dump Tower.” WPIX-TV reports (bit.ly/2fGwiAb) that users of the mapping service began noticing the new name for the Fifth Avenue building ...

Censorship tool built as Facebook eyes China: report

Nov 23, 2016

Censorship tool built as Facebook eyes China: report

Facebook has built a tool for geographically censoring posts at the leading social network as it seeks a path back into China, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. The New York Times cited three current and former Facebook employees, who asked for anonymity, ...

Nov 20, 2016

Facebook tries to reduce problem of fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urged world leaders meeting in Peru on Saturday to help get more people online to improve global living standards while separately announcing new measures to cut down on fake news stories on the social network that some suggest could have ...

China censors 'fatty' nickname for Kim Jong Un online

Nov 19, 2016

China censors 'fatty' nickname for Kim Jong Un online

Chinese websites are censoring the nickname “Kim Fatty the Third,” widely used to disparage North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after officials from his country reportedly conveyed their displeasure in a meeting with their Chinese counterparts. Searches for the Chinese words “Jin San Pang” ...