US Bill Would Allow Small News Publishers to Band Together Against Social Media

A new bill would pave the way for small news publishers to work together to negotiate better deals with tech companies.

Facebook Faces Fallout From Australian News Ban

Facebook is already facing fallout from its decision to block Australian news sources, with government sites impacted and calls of bullying.

TikTok Runs Afoul of European Consumer Law

TikTok has found itself in trouble with the European Consumer Organisation BEUC, as a result of multiple infractions against EU consumer laws.

Facebook Oversight Board Open to Other Platforms Joining

The Facebook Oversight Board has a nearly impossible task but, if it succeeds, it’s open to other platforms joining its efforts.

Senators Want to Reform Section 230 Protections

Senators have introduced a bill to limit the protection afforded to tech companies by Section 230 and reform the legislation.

Clearview AI Dealt Blow in Canada, Called Illegal

Clearview AI has been dealt its biggest blow yet, with Canada calling the app illegal and demanding it delete photos of Canadian citizens.

Mozilla CEO Calls For More Transparency to Combat Online Hate

In the wake of President Trump’s ban from Twitter, Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker is calling for more transparency from internet platforms.

Twitter Bans Trump Permanently

Twitter has banned President Trump from its platform permanently, following an initial ban of 12 hours.

Social Media Under Fresh Fire After Mob Storms Capitol

Social media is under fresh fire in the wake of what is being called an “insurrection,” after a mob stormed the US Capitol.

Facebook On Target For 50% Market Penetration Latin America

Facebook’s growth may have slowed in recent years, but the pandemic is driving it to new heights in Latin America.