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Facebook announces new steps to clamp down on misinformation ahead of 2020 election

1:14am IST

Facebook announced new steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression on Monday ahead of the November 2020 U.S. presidential election, on the same day it disclosed the removal of a network of Russian accounts targeting U.S. voters on Instagram.

Facebook announces new steps to clamp down on misinformation ahead of 2020 election

12:02am IST

Oct 21 Facebook announced new steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression on Monday ahead of the November 2020 U.S. presidential election, on the same day it disclosed the removal of a network of Russian accounts targeting U.S. voters on Instagram.

Big tech, Twitter bans and Bing: U.S. Democrats spar over Silicon Valley on debate stage

16 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren went after big tech during the Democratic debate on Tuesday but brushed off rival Kamala Harris's challenge to join her in calling for President Donald Trump's suspension from Twitter.

Warren campaign challenges Facebook ad policy with 'false' Zuckerberg ad

13 Oct 2019

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren's Democratic presidential campaign this week challenged Facebook's policy that exempts politicians' ads from fact-checking, by running ads on the social media platform containing the false claim that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump's re-election bid.

REFILE-Warren campaign challenges Facebook ad policy with 'false' Zuckerberg ad

13 Oct 2019

Oct 12 U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren's Democratic presidential campaign this week challenged Facebook's policy that exempts politicians' ads from fact-checking, by running ads on the social media platform containing the false claim that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump's re-election bid.

Biden campaign asks Facebook, Twitter and Google to take down Trump ad

12 Oct 2019

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign sent letters over the last week to Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, asking them to take down a social media ad from President Donald Trump which the Biden campaign said contained false claims.

Google pulls Hong Kong protester role-playing app

10 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 10 Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended a role-playing app associated with the Hong Kong protests due to a policy that prohibits developers capitalizing on ongoing conflicts, the company said on Thursday.

Germany shooting streamed on Amazon's Twitch site

10 Oct 2019

Footage from shooting attacks in the German city of Halle on Wednesday was livestreamed on Amazon's video gaming platform Twitch, according to a Twitch spokeswoman. | Video

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