Saturday, July 11, 2020

The Latest: Facebook disabled 1.3B fake accounts in 6 months

The Latest on Facebook's content policing (all times local): 3 p.m. Facebook says it disabled nearly 1.3 billion fake accounts in the six months through March. Had...

Twitter urges users to change ‘unmasked’ passwords

Twitter on Thursday urged its more than 300 million users to change their passwords, saying they had been unintentionally "unmasked" inside the company by...

Nigerians spent N1.05trn on airtime in 5 months

Telecommunications subscribers across the four mobile networks in Nigeria spent an estimated N1.05 trillion on airtime in the first five months of the year,...

Google Braces For Huge EU Fine Over Android

Google prepared Wednesday to be hit with huge EU fine for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that...

Jack Dorsey Loses 200,000 Twitter Followers

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lost 200,000 followers on his own social network after a purge of fake followers. Twitter has been deleting so-called “locked accounts”...
Twitter suspends 166,153 accounts for terrorism content

Twitter suspends 166,153 accounts for terrorism content

Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended more than 166,000 accounts in the second half of...
New company logo for Facebook. Photo: AFP

Facebook unveils new logo

Facebook on Monday unveiled a new logo to represent the Silicon Valley company, distinct from its core social network. The move aims to highlight the...
Apple risks iPhone ban in Germany after court case loss

Apple risks iPhone ban in Germany after court case loss

A German court on Thursday found in favour of US chipmaker Qualcomm in a patent dispute case against Apple, which could lead to a...
Facebook sues over sale of ‘fake engagement services’ to users

Facebook sues over sale of ‘fake engagement services’ to users

Facebook is suing a company and three individuals, based in New Zealand, over allegations they sold fake likes, views and followers to users of...

Facebook out to lure eSports fans with online portal

Facebook on Friday unveiled a portal devoted to streaming video game play and commentary as it ramped up its challenge to Amazon-owned Twitch and...

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