Conservatives backing President Donald Trump’s claims of election malfeasance have sparked a migration to alternative social media sites which have refrained from filtering unverified claims.
Twitter labeled a Donald Trump post as potentially misleading while social media platforms kept on high alert against election misinformation early Wednesday, with the outcome of the US presidential vote yet to be called.
The United States on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok and use of the messaging and payment platform WeChat, saying they threaten national security.
Facebook on Thursday launched its voting information center as internet platforms unveiled fresh moves to protect the November US election from manipulation and interference.
Former Argentinian president Cristina Kirchner announced on Thursday that she has filed a defamation lawsuit against internet giant Google after its engine search allegedly identified her as a “thief.”
The wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok will no longer work in Hong Kong, its makers said, after a new security law imposed by China gave authorities sweeping powers to police local users.
Facebook, Google and Twitter said Monday they have put a hold on requests by Hong Kong’s government or police force for information on users, following China’s imposition of a sweeping new security law.
The House committee on ways and means, chaired by Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda, announced on Wednesday that its draft committee report for digital taxation is nearing completion.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has called out the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) over its plans to impose taxes on small time online merchants.
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto urged the national government to fast track the establishment of its own ‘Google-like’ database application for arrest warrants to spare namesakes of fugitives from being denied security clearances.
With their art, technology know-how, creative social networking skills or political commitment, post-millennials, known as Generation Z, have found their own ways to help others through the coronavirus lockdown.
Campaign staffs for both President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden have been targeted recently by foreign hackers, Google researchers said Thursday, highlighting persistent data security concerns ahead of the November US election.
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The idea to impose a tax on the likes of Netflix, Google and Facebook has been under study for quite some time by the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
Australia’s competition watchdog suggested Tuesday that local media could organise a “collective boycott” of Google and Facebook to force the tech giants to pay for news they put on their platforms.
Google on Wednesday warned that nation-backed hackers are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to target health care organizations and those working to fight the pandemic.
Google said Wednesday it will launch an emergency fund to help local news outlets struggling to maintain operations in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Facebook on Tuesday blocked the page of an anti-government website in Singapore following a demand from authorities but slammed the “disproportionate” use of a controversial law against online misinformation.
A popular mobile application developed in the United Arab Emirates has been removed from both Apple and Google’s online marketplaces following a report it was used for widespread government spying.
Australia’s government on Thursday announced a new taskforce to monitor the actions of tech giants such as Facebook and Google but stopped short of a major clampdown recommended by the country’s consumer watchdog.
The data-collection business model fueling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday.
Google on Thursday removed from its online marketplace a mobile game that let people play as a Hong Kong protester, saying it violated a policy against cashing in on conflicts.
Google on Friday told employees to focus on work instead of heated debates about politics with colleagues at the internet company, which has long been known for encouraging people to speak their minds.
US President Donald Trump revived his criticism of Google on Tuesday, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-election.