FILE - In this April 14, 2020 file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board said on Tuesday April 13, 2021, it will start letting users file appeals over posts, photos, and videos that they think the company shouldn't have allowed to stay on its platforms. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Facebook Users Can Appeal Harmful Content to Oversight Board
  • 13 April 2021
The board said it will accept cases from users who object to content posted by...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2020, file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook said Tuesday, April 6, 2021, it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group and a troll farm in Albania. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Facebook Removes Accounts Tied to Iranian Exile Group
  • 6 April 2021
Facebook said it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2020, file photo the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has dismissed a case over former President Donald Trump’s efforts to block critics from his personal Twitter account. Lower courts had ruled against Trump. But the justices said April 5, 2021, there was nothing left to the case after Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter and ended his presidential term in January. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Supreme Court Dismisses Case over Trump and Twitter Critics
  • 5 April 2021
The case concerned the @realdonaldtrump account with more than 88 million followers and Trump's argument...
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FILE - This March 25, 2018 file photo shows a full page advertisement in The New York Times displayed in New York. Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. The information appears to be several years old, but it is another example of the vast amount of information collected by Facebook and other social media sites, and the limits to how secure that information is. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
Facebook Data on More Than 500M Accounts Found Online
  • 3 April 2021
The information appears to be several years old, but it is another example of the...
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Encrypted Messaging App Signal Blocked in China
  • 16 March 2021
Users in China said that they could not get the app to connect without a...
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A mobile phone user turns on Twitter application on his smartphone in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Russian authorities say they have moved to slow down the speed of Twitter over its failure to remove the banned content an action that reflects the government's effort to tighten rules for social platforms. The state communications watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said it took action Wednesday to slow down the speed of uploading photo and video on Twitter after it failed to remove the content encouraging children suicides and containing information about drugs and children pornography. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russia Slows Down Twitter, Part of Social Media Clampdown
  • 10 March 2021
Russian authorities said they are slowing down the speed of uploading photos and videos to...
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Square, Inc. to Buy Majority of Tidal and Put Jay-Z on Board
  • 4 March 2021
“It comes down to one simple idea: finding new ways for artists to support their...
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India's Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, addresses a press conference in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. India on Thursday rolled out new regulations for social media companies and digital streaming websites to make them more accountable for the online content shared on their platforms, giving the government more power to police it. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
India Introduces New Rules to Regulate Online Content
  • 25 February 2021
The regulations include a strict oversight mechanism that would allow the government to ban content...
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In this image taken from video, the engine of United Airlines Flight 328 is on fire after after experiencing "a right-engine failure" shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, in Denver, Colo. The Boeing 777 landed safely and none of the passengers or crew onboard were hurt. (Chad Schnell via AP)
EXPLAINER: Why a Plane’s Engine Exploded Over Denver
  • 22 February 2021
The investigation into an engine explosion on a jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing...
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This Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 photo provided by Hayden Smith shows United Airlines Flight 328 approaching Denver International Airport, after experiencing "a right-engine failure" shortly after takeoff from Denver. Federal regulators are investigating what caused a catastrophic engine failure on the plane that rained debris on Denver suburbs as the aircraft made an emergency landing. Authorities said nobody aboard or on the ground was hurt despite large pieces of the engine casing that narrowly missed homes below. (Hayden Smith via AP)
Boeing: 777s with Engine That Blew Apart Should Be Grounded
  • 22 February 2021
Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew...
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Front pages of Australian newspapers are displayed featuring stories about Facebook in Sydney, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. In a surprise retaliatory move Thursday, Facebook blocked Australians from sharing news stories, escalating a fight with the government over whether powerful tech companies should have to pay news organizations for content. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian Leader Urges Facebook to Lift Its News Blockade
  • 18 February 2021
Australia’s prime minister urged Facebook to lift its blockade of Australian users and return to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a woman walks below a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. Australia’s government said on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, it will amend draft laws that would make Google and Facebook pay for news to clarify that publishers would be paid in lump sums rather than per click on news article links.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
EXPLAINER: What’s Up Between Google, Facebook and Australia?
  • 18 February 2021
Australia is joining France and other governments in pushing Google, Facebook and other internet giants...
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