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by Digital Trends Staff on August 12, 2020 at 2:12 pm
Master Facebook Messenger with these helpful tips and tricks
by Simon Hill on August 12, 2020 at 1:05 pm
Facebook Messenger is a great way to keep in touch, but it’s easy to miss some of the less-obvious features.
TikTok could be booted from app stores if Trump’s ban comes into effect
by Shubham Agarwal on August 12, 2020 at 11:53 am
The order will also render purchasing advertising on the app illegal
TikTok secretly collected unique device IDs for over a year on Android
by Shubham Agarwal on August 12, 2020 at 4:16 am
The practice stands in clear violation of official Google developers policies
Facebook’s automated hate speech detection is getting even better
by Allison Matyus on August 11, 2020 at 7:29 pm
The social network automatically detects 95% of hate speech instances
Facebook restricts news outlets that have ties to political groups
by Allison Matyus on August 11, 2020 at 6:07 pm
Facebook won't feature these publishers in its News tab
YouTube permanently bans white nationalist channel VDARE
by Maya Shwayder on August 10, 2020 at 10:17 pm
The YouTube channel was a big promoter of white nationalist rhetoric and ideas
TikTok names its first recipients of the $1 billion Creator Fund
by Zoe Christen Jones on August 10, 2020 at 8:49 pm
The first creators to receive funding are all being awarded an undisclosed amount
Twitter reports it’s being throttled, blocked in Belarus
by Zoe Christen Jones on August 10, 2020 at 5:32 pm
"Internet shutdowns are hugely harmful."
Twitter in talks to acquire U.S. operations of TikTok?
by Aaron Mamiit on August 9, 2020 at 1:06 am
It's unclear if it will be able to outbid Microsoft
Hackers vandalize Reddit with pro-Trump banners and messages
by Aaron Mamiit on August 7, 2020 at 6:47 pm
Dozens of subreddits were affected by the coordinated attack
Facebook yanks large QAnon conspiracy group off platform
by Meira Gebel on August 7, 2020 at 3:47 pm
The right-wing conspiracy group was removed for violating community policies.
TikTok threatens legal action to fight Trump ban
by Zoe Christen Jones on August 7, 2020 at 2:20 pm
Company argues that president’s executive order undermines the rule of law
Trump signs executive order that could ban TikTok, WeChat in 45 days
by Trevor Mogg on August 7, 2020 at 2:31 am
It will go into effect if TikTok isn't sold by its Chinese owners in time
Facebook boss reportedly ‘really worried’ over possible TikTok ban
by Trevor Mogg on August 7, 2020 at 1:30 am
The CEO boss said a ban would set 'a really bad long-term precedent'
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