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2022-02-02

Google Sued over 'Deceptive' Location Tracking

Dark Patterns: Consumers who use Google products cannot prevent Google from collecting, storing and profiting from their location data.

2022-01-26

Online Daters Must Protect Themselves Against Fraud

Looking For Love: Online Dating has caused heartbreak for many, with over £90 million stolen through fraud and deception last year.

2022-01-19

Facebook Hosted A Surge Of Fake News Prior To Capitol Riot

The social media platform's efforts to police misinformation on Facebook groups calling for violent confrontation with US government failed dismally.

2022-01-17

'War Is Coming’ - TikTok Used To Scare Swedish Children

Swedish youngsters who are heavy TikTok users are being frightened by a mysterious disinformation campaign threatening an impending war.

2022-01-06

Russia Fines Google For Illegal Content Breach

Google is fined 7.2 billion roubles in a revenue-related penalty for the repeated failure to delete content which is illegal under Russian law.

2022-01-04

Disinformation Is A Prevalent Threat

Disinformation-For-Hire: Advertising, Marketing and PR companies are busy manipulating online opinion for politicians & governments.

2021-12-07

Twitter Takes-Down Thousands Of Propaganda Accounts

Twitter has removed 3,465 state-backed accounts in an effort to limit the influence of manipulation and disinformation operations on the platform.

2021-11-23

Online Campaign To Influence Presidential Elections - Iranians Charged

The accused hacked information from the US voter database, then threatened voters via email and released a fictitious video promoting fake news.

2021-11-22

How Will The US Congress Decide To Regulate Facebook?

Mark Zuckerberg has enough problems to fix and now there’s a critical issue at hand for Facebook's CEO, involving the US Congress. By Eliza Sadler

2021-11-19

Do People Lie More Often When Using Social Media?

As social media becomes ubiquitous in our daily interactions, does the design of these technologies affect the readines of people to tell the truth?

2021-11-09

Facebook Ends Recognition Software

Facebook plans to shut down its discredited & inaccurate facial recognition system, deleting the face scan data of more than one billion users.

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