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Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

FILE PHOTO: Silhouette of a mobile user seen next to a screen projection of the Apple logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 19, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Chavi Mehta (Reuters) -Apple Inc will bring social media app Parler, favored by U.S conservatives, back to its App Store […]

Gottlieb: ‘Social distancing’ not based on clear science

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 8:20 PM PT – Sunday, March 21, 2021 Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb seemed to admit social distancing rules are not based on any scientific evidence. In a recent interview, Gottlieb admitted […]

Facebook starts to remove recommendations for political and social groups globally

FILE PHOTO: A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic March 18, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is starting to remove the recommendations it gives global users for political and social issue Facebook […]

GOP Pushes Bills to Allow Social Media Censorship Lawsuits

Republican state lawmakers are pushing for social media giants to face costly lawsuits for policing content on their websites, taking aim at a federal law that prevents internet companies from being sued for removing posts. GOP politicians in roughly two dozen states have introduced bills that would allow for civil lawsuits against platforms for what […]

Texas Gov. Abbott joins anti-censorship push against social media giants

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 24: Texas Governor Greg Abbott is shown on March 24, 2017 at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 4:36 PM PT – Friday, March 5, 2021 Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Texas) is joining a GOP-led charge in his state against Big Tech censorship. At a […]

Don’t rely on social media stock tips, EU watchdog warns retail investors

FILE PHOTO: A trader works at the Frankfurt stock exchange, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Frankfurt, Germany, December 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski February 17, 2021 By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Retail investors should avoid using unverified information from social media to buy and sell stocks, the European Union’s markets watchdog said on […]

Social media app Parler crawls back online on ‘independent technology’

FILE PHOTO: A screengrab of website and Parler CEO John Matze’s message on January 16, 2021, reading “Hello world, is this thing on?”, seen in this picture obtained on January 17, 2021 from social media. PARLER.COM WEBSITE /via REUTERS/File Photo February 15, 2021 (Reuters) – Parler, a social media service popular with American right-wing […]

Officials say Meena Harris social media posts could interfere with U.S. diplomacy with India

Residents burn portraits of Meena Harris, niece of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, and Greta Thunberg in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. As the farmers camp out at the edges of the capital, protesting new agricultural laws they say will devastate their earnings, the mainstream and social media have come under unprecedented attacks […]

‘Cancel Culture’ Similar to CCP’s Social Credit System: Rep. Green

Rep. Mark Green (R-Tenn.) compared the far left’s “cancel culture” to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) social credit system, saying that they share the similar goal of “ensuring conformity to one ideology.” In a Fox News op-ed, Green detailed the danger of cancel culture evolving into the dystopian nightmare that we’ve so far mostly seen in […]

Mexico social media plan is a ‘definite violation’ of North American trade deal, industry says

FILE PHOTO: The Twitter and Facebook logos along with binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration February 10, 2021 By Cassandra Garrison MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A Latin American social media industry group that includes Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said a reform in Mexico is a “definite […]