Shares of Pinterest fell about 20% in pre-market trading on Friday after the company warned of slowing user growth in the US, its largest market.
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Tencent’s WeChat has temporarily suspended registration of new users in mainland China as it undergoes a technical upgrade “to align with relevant laws and regulations”.
Facebook is creating a product team to work on the “metaverse”, a digital world where people can move between different devices and communicate in a virtual environment, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.
In terms of the Cybercrimes Act, messages that threaten destruction to an individual’s person or property are criminal offences. However, the legislation does not yet have a commencement date. By Ahmore Burger-Smidt.
A wave of online racism aimed at some of England’s black soccer players has highlighted how social media companies’ content moderation systems are failing to monitor the use of emojis.
Dear @jack, as you may be aware by now, South Africa is burning. What you might not know is that your platform is being abused by political antagonists to flame the violence. By Duncan McLeod.
When users get asked on iPhone devices if they’d like to be tracked, the vast majority say no. That’s worrying Facebook’s advertisers, who are losing access to some of their most valuable targeting data.
Twitter saw a surge in demands over the course of last year from governments around the world to take down content posted by journalists and news outlets.
Former US President Donald Trump is going to sue Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, raising the stakes in his battle against social media giants who have blocked him.
A social media site launched on Sunday by Jason Miller, a senior adviser to former US President Donald Trump, was briefly hacked, and more than 500 000 people have registered to use the site, Miller said.