Trump takes to Twitter to accuse it of gagging conservatives

Business Jun 10, 2019

Trump takes to Twitter to accuse it of gagging conservatives

U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter once again Sunday to accuse the messaging platform of gagging conservative voices — a "Giant Mistake!" that he said runs counter to freedom of expression. "Twitter should let the banned Conservative Voices back onto their platform, without restriction," ...

Facebook removes more pages tied to Russian operators

Business May 7, 2019

Facebook removes more pages tied to Russian operators

Facebook on Monday said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to. The takedown at Facebook and its image-centric social network Instagram was described as part of ...

TikTok fined in U.S. for app illegally gathering children's data

Business Feb 28, 2019

TikTok fined in U.S. for app illegally gathering children's data

The fast-growing, Chinese-owned video-sharing network TikTok agreed to pay a $5.7 million fine to U.S. authorities to settle charges that it illegally collected personal information from children, officials said Wednesday. The Federal Trade Commission said the penalty for the social network, which had been known ...