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2022-06-27

Murder Enabled By Social Media

Instagram & Snapchat: British schoolchildren lured a 13-year-old to a park where he was stabbed to death were motivated by images on social media.

2022-06-14

Elon Musk, YouTube & Bitcoin

Crypto Fraud: YouTube is being criticised for failing to tackle a network of cyber criminals streaming fake Elon Musk videos to steal from viewers.

2022-06-21

Social Media Platforms Must Protect Women Online

The British regulator says women are heavier users of social media platforms than men and is urging technology firms to keep women safer online.

2022-06-07

US Supreme Court Blocks Texas Law On Social Media ‘Censorship’

Social Media campaigners claimed that Texas would have turned Facebook, Twitter & YouTube into "havens of the vilest expression imaginable".

2022-05-31

Twitter Fined $150m For Selling User Data

While Twitter had undertaken not to give personal information about users to advertisers, the social media company broke its promise. 

2022-05-17

Elon Musk's Deal To Buy Twitter Comes To A Standstill

Twitter is having problems calculating just how many fake accounts are on their platform and it could be Elon Musk wants to renegotiate the terms.

2022-05-13

Wanted: Access To Social Media Data

Despite its enormous influence and large scale manipulation by malicious actors, Social Media remains opaque and resistant to detailed analysis.

2022-05-04

Hackers Are Blasting Facebook Users With Phishing Emails

A False Sense Of Urgency: A large scale phishing campaign is targeting Facebook users to steal their passwords & other personal information.

2022-04-27

European Union Has Rules On Illegal Online Content

The EU Digital Services Act will give effect to the principle that what is illegal offline, should be illegal online, with very big penalties.

2022-04-27

Twitter, Free Speech & Disinformation

Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter might mean the site will do even less to moderate extremism, hate speech, fake news and disinformation.

2022-04-26

Elon Musk's Deal To Buy Twitter

Twitter is in the final stages of negotiation for the innovative automotive & space billionaire to buy the social media platform. What's next?

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