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Republicans use section 230 hearing to berate tech CEOs and claim Trump is 'censored'

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Congressional hearing with Twitter, Facebook and Google CEOs was meant to focus on federal law that protects internet companies Republican lawmakers berated the CEOs of Twitter...
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People You May Know review - data mining meets Christian fundamentalism

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

An eye-opening documentary in the style of The Great Hack, explaining the methods rightwing organisations are using to influence US churchgoers If you like being shocked...
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The Trump campaign just ran an ad that appeared to imply the president won re-election, even though Facebook said it would ban any election content declaring an early victory

The Trump campaign just ran an ad that appeared to imply the president won re-election, even though Facebook said it would ban any election content declaring an early victory

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Trump campaign has uploaded an ad to Facebook in which it appeared to imply that the president won reelection. Facebook has said it would ban ads...
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Facebook's election week ad ban is 'a PR stunt' that won't stop disinformation but could hurt down-ballot candidates, insiders say

Facebook's election week ad ban is 'a PR stunt' that won't stop disinformation but could hurt down-ballot candidates, insiders say

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Facebook's decision to ban new campaign advertising ahead of Election Day has left digital campaign strategists irritated and exasperated. The ad ban is...
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No, Woolworths Is Not Returning To The UK's High Streets

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

Social media was abuzz today with rumours that High Street favourite Woolworths was returning to the UK. An unverified Twitter account claiming to be run on behalf of the...
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Despite cries of censorship, US conservatives dominate social media

1 day ago   |   Politico

Republicans have turned alleged liberal bias in Silicon Valley into a major closing theme of the election cycle, hauling tech CEOs in for virtual grillings on Capitol Hill...
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How Syria's disinformation wars destroyed the co-founder of the White Helmets

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

In November 2019, James Le Mesurier, the British co-founder of the Syrian rescue group, fell to his death in Istanbul. What led an internationally celebrated humanitarian to...
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Biden says TRUMP is ‘round the bend' and says Rudy Giuliani was ‘fed disinformation from Russians' over Hunter

2 days ago   |   The Sun


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Election stakes for US tech

4 days ago   |   BBC

What changes will a new Presidential term bring for the tech we use? Plus, how TikTok may be influential in the vote, despite paid political ads being banned. And what the...
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Patreon will remove accounts from 'QAnon-dedicated creators' - CNET

4 days ago   |   CNET

The company updated its policies to address the promotion of QAnon-related disinformation.
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Arsene Wenger warns European Super League would "destroy" Premier League

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Watch the first trailer for David Bowie biopic Stardust

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Iran tells Nazanin Zagheri-Ratcliffe she should be ready to return to prison

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Marcus Rashford's free school meals petition hits one million signatures

Marcus Rashford's free school meals petition hits one million signatures

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Two Brits, aged 13 and 15, found dead in Rhodes parasailing accident

Two Brits, aged 13 and 15, found dead in Rhodes parasailing accident

The beautiful island of Rhodes in Greece is the scene of a horror incident today as two youngsters, reportedly British, have lost their lives while a third is badly hurt Read more ...