Media platforms

Can social media platforms work on their own terms in India? Legal experts, activists respond

Amid the ongoing controversy over and failure to comply with the new IT rules introduced by the Indian government, questions arise over the liability of social media companies as well as the freedom of expression of users. While it is…

NCC adds podcast channel to online media platforms

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has launched a podcast channel named NCC Global Connect, which will be used to broadcast news and events and information on the commission, consumer rights and issues in the telecommunications industry. The podcast channel was…

Ken Paxton Joins Florida Attempt to Regulate Social Media Platforms

Attorney General Ken Paxton, who is almost always under investigation, announced his latest move through a coalition of 10 states, where he supports Florida’s attempt to regulate major social media platforms technological. Paxton signed on behalf of Texas, joining the…

Hashtag Trend September 24 – European Commission imposes USB-C; Sue Texas Social Media Platforms; Autonomous delivery from Fedex

The European Commission hopes to impose USB-C on smartphones, Texas is sued over a new social media platform law, and FedEx completes its first fully autonomous vehicle delivery. It’s all the tech news that’s all the rage right now, welcome…

Kremlin rivals accuse major social media platforms of ‘censorship’ in Russian election

Russian opposition jailed Alexei Navalny’s allies have accused social media platforms like YouTube and Telegram of censorship after both restricting access to anti-government voting boards. The accusations came after Navalny’s Smart Voting mobile app was pulled from Apple and Google…

Conservatives tackle culture cancellation with new media platforms targeting young Americans

As conservatives continue to denounce culture cancellation and alleged censorship by big tech and Hollywood liberals, they also insist on creating their own messaging platforms. This is the case with what has been dubbed LIVE TPUSA, a new, nonprofit, conservative-oriented…

Nancy Pelosi accuses social media platforms of allowing insurgency

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the Jan. 6 riot on the Capitol an “assault from within” in statements in London, where she compared the events to the assaults on September 11. Speaking at Chatham House, the London-based think tank on…

Twitter is basically the “PornHub” of social media platforms

Despite Twitter’s own policies, explicitly violent sexual content is readily available online, leading to the rise of massive psychological warfare. CW: rape and self-harm. The importance of hashtags on Twitter allows a large amount of sexual or NSFW content to…

Singapore Tackles Social Media Platforms to Fight “Foreign Interference”, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Office workers spend their lunch breaks in the central business district amid Singapore’s COVID-19 outbreak The Singapore government on Monday introduced a bill in parliament to prevent what it called foreign interference in domestic policy, which proposes to empower authorities…

Social media platforms must respect Pakistani laws: PTA – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Retired Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) Chairman Major General Amir Azeem Bajwa said on Monday that social media giants will not pull out of Pakistan as the country is among the top 10 markets of the world and continues to…