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Facebook Asks European Users Which News Sources They Trust

Facebook is asking users in Europe which news sources they trust to help it gauge whether to extend a change to its News Feed that it made in…

90% of ‘Active’ Twitter Users Spread Falsehoods During Disasters: Study

Nearly 90 percent of Twitter’s ‘active’ users tend to spread falsehoods in the case of public emergencies or disasters, a study of more than 20,000 tweets has found….

YouTube Now Has 1.8 Billion Monthly Logged-In Users, Confirms Host of Original Shows

YouTube now has 1.8 billion viewers per month, counting only the users who watch the video service by logging in. The company CEO Susan Wojcicki revealed the milestone at…

Amazon Publishing Announces 6-Book Deal With Chetan Bhagat

In a mega deal, Amazon Publishing announced on Friday that it would bring out the next six books by popular author Chetan Bhagat. Rupa has published all of Bhagat’s nine…

Facebook Bookmarks Menu Revamped to Help Find Privacy Settings More Easily

Facebook has refreshed its Bookmarks menu to let users navigate, access and make changes to their privacy settings easily. The updates will be rolled out globally over the next…

Telegram Block Begins in Russia, Says Regulator Roskomnadzor

Russia’s state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to messenger service Telegram after the service’s owner refused to comply with an order to give Russian state…

Facebook Must Face Class Action Over Facial Recognition: US Judge

A US federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission….

Twitter Appoints Parag Agrawal as Chief Technology Officer

HIGHLIGHTS Parag Agrawal succeeds Adam Messinger who left in December 2016 He joined the microblogging site in 2011 as an Ads Engineer Agrawal earlier worked at Microsoft and…

Twitter ‘Free Speech’ Case Sees Judge Suggest Trump Should Mute, Not Block

HIGHLIGHTS Seven people had filed the lawsuit after Trump blocked them Trump’s tweets are seen by millions and draw thousands of comments It was not clear whether Trump…

Fake News on Twitter 70 Percent More Likely to Be Retweeted Than True News: Study

False news stories spread much more quickly and widely on Twitter than truthful ones, an imbalance driven more by people than automated “bot” accounts, researchers said on Thursday. A study…