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Apple and Facebook delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Apple on Monday deleted several podcasts of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, while Facebook removed four of his online pages which the social media platform accused of “glorifying violence.”


Addiction to digital media linked to psychiatric problems in teens

A study published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that children addicted to digital devices were more likely become prone to psychiatric problems.


Twitter shares fall on worries about user base

Twitter shares tumbled Monday on concerns the social media’s efforts to crack down on fake accounts would affect its user base, and potentially its finances.


Do you really know what your kid’s doing on that smartphone?

Ayrial Miller is clearly annoyed. Her mother is sitting with her on the couch in their Chicago apartment, scrolling through the teen’s contacts on social media.

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Turkey arrests man after limbless puppy dies

Turkey on Saturday arrested a man after shocking images emerged online of a puppy with all four paws amputated, state media reported.

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Mexico hit by looting incited on social media

Stores and supermarkets in the Mexico City suburbs have been hit by a wave of looting organized on social media, authorities said Friday, after arresting more than 80 people.

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Facebook, Twitter face deadline in Brexit fake news probe

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter are facing a deadline in Britain to cooperate with an inquiry into so-called fake news in the Brexit referendum campaign, a parliamentary committee chairman said Friday.

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Ex-comic challenges president in Slovenian election runoff

Voters in Slovenia are casting ballots in a presidential runoff, with President Borut Pahor’s bid for re-election facing a tough challenge from an ex-comedian who’s now the mayor of a northern town.

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Twitter Doubles Character Limit to 280

Twitter says it’s ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters.


Social and Safe: 6 Types of Social Media Scams and How to Avoid Them

With more than 60 million active social media users as of last year logging an average daily use of 4.17 hours, Filipinos spend more time on social media compared to anyone else in the world, according to We Are Social’s Digital in 2017 Southeast Asia report.