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 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.
A homegrown Vietnamese social media app was overloaded with users hours after launching as the one-party state tries to boost its own web platforms while tightening its grip on internet freedoms.
Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week that has seen the worst political violence to hit the city in decades.
The House of Representatives will summon top executives of Facebook and Google in the Philippines to explain why the "Ang Totoong Narco List" videos continue to remain live online despite being proven to contain false and damaging…
Australia warned social media giants Tuesday that executives could be jailed if they fail to quickly remove extremist material from their platforms.
Senator Panfilo Lacson continues to tease voters about senatorial bets who don't deserve to be in the Senate with his blind items on Twitter.
Facebook and Twitter are doing too little to scrutinise advertising placements on their sites in the runup to European Union elections in May, despite their pledges to fight disinformation, EU officials said Thursday.
Several social networks including Pinterest and YouTube have detailed measures they are taking in response to pressure to combat disinformation on vaccines, which they have been accused of enabling.
Democrat rock star Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (or AOC) has tagged tech giants such as Facebook and Google and media monopolies like Rupert Murdoch-Fox as the biggest threat to journalism.
Facebook announced Tuesday that it will invest $300 million over three years to support journalism, with an emphasis on promoting hard-hit local news organizations.
Japan is planning to tighten regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook after an expert panel called for better oversight on competition and privacy, an official said Thursday.
Russia on Tuesday fined US internet giant Google for failing to ban sites ruled to be extremist from appearing in search results.
The inventor of the worldwide web, Tim Berners-Lee, on Monday announced plans for a "contract" to ensure the internet remains "safe and accessible" for all.
Vietnam may give internet companies like Google and Facebook one year to comply with a controversial cybersecurity law, according to a draft decree that outlines how the draconian bill could be implemented.
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday said the United States needed a federal privacy law because personal information was being "weaponized" against internet users.
President Donald Trump is weighing an executive order that would open federal antitrust and criminal probes into Google, Facebook and other social media firms, US media said Saturday, though the White House promptly distanced itself from…