Google’s parent company Alphabet has reached a trillion-dollar valuation, making it the fourth US company to achieve this.
LinkedIn is currently down according to a number of reports, with many users unable to use a number of features on the business networking platform.
Publishers from around the world feel that technology firms such as Facebook, YouTube and Google did not do enough last year to combat misinformation on their platforms, according to research published today by the Reuters Institute for Journalism.
Twitter caused a media sensation recently when it announced it would be banning all political advertising, and other social media giants like Facebook look to be following suit.
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In the last few days before the UK general election, the Conservatives have launched a string of highly targeted Facebook ads focused on key constituencies, with former Labour leader Ed Miliband’s Doncaster North constituency among the key targets.
A survey carried out by Amnesty International has found a clear appetite for greater regulation of Big Tech.
People have chased immortality since ancient times.
One in four children and young people are using their smartphone in a manner that is characteristic of behavioural addiction, according to research published today.
The role of online platforms in the spread of fake news and dissemination of extreme ideologies is an ongoing issue that can have serious real-world consequences, with the responsibility of those behind the platforms called into question.
The creator of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has launched a plan to combat what he describes as an emerging “digital dystopia” called the Contract for the Web.
Amnesty International has slammed the “insidious” surveillance business models of Facebook and Google, warning that they pose an “unprecedented danger” to human rights.
In 2018, Canadian data scientist Christopher Wylie found himself at the heart of an international scandal after exposing that Cambridge Analytica harvested the data of 87 million Facebook users without consent, using that data to target voters with political ads.
A landmark study into health-related advertising on Facebook has found that the social media giant has removed numerous adverts promoting vaccination on the grounds that they are political.
The launch of Instagram Reels, a video remix feature bearing a close resemblance to TikTok, poses a serious threat to the Chinese social media brand, according to experts.
The internet should be made free to access for all as it now plays a vital role in upholding other human rights, according to research published today.
Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, has slammed Facebook political advertising, arguing that the micro-targeted approach lacks oversight and is “not democracy”.
After Facebook’s poor track record with user privacy came to light in 2018, the social media giant’s drive to improve its public image in this area continues.
Freedom on the internet has declined for the ninth year running, with mass surveillance and political manipulation key contributing factors.
Estimated to affect around one in five adults in the United States, with young people more likely to be affected, the problem of loneliness is a public health issue that urgently needs addressing.
Twitter’s decision to ban all political adverts has been widely welcomed, but the prevalence of fake bot accounts will remain its biggest challenge in upcoming elections.
Social media giant Facebook has agreed to pay the UK’s data regulator a £500,000 fine for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Shares in Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, dropped following the release of the company’s third quarter results, despite growing user numbers.
Firefox has launched a feature that lets users view the companies tracking them as they browse online.
For the first time, it will be possible for brands and marketers to search and monitor what is said on podcasts with the launch of a new product from media monitoring service TVEyes.
UK consumers are more likely to stop using Facebook’s products and services than Huawei’s, according to a survey conducted by open-source communications software provider Open-Xchange.
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During the Syrian crisis, people fleeing the conflict travelled to Turkey and on to Europe via the Greek islands.
The 27th of September is Google’s birthday, with the company reaching the age of 21, marking the occasion with the now customary Google Doogle.