Mark Zuckerberg may have used a private meeting with Donald Trump to push for the US to attack TikTok, writes the Wall Street Journal. During his visit to Washington DC late last year, the Facebook CEO made both public speeches and private exhortations about the threat posted by its rival. The pap
Twitter on Sunday slapped a label on a tweet from President Donald Trump for "making misleading health claims that could potentially dissuade people from participation in voting."Trump claimed in posts on Twitter and Facebook early Sunday morning that mail drop boxes for voting "are not Covid sani
Israel’s Walla news website revealed that Tel Aviv has informed the United States that it was “gravely” concerned by alleged nuclear cooperation between Saudi Arabia and China.
The website said senior Israeli intelligence officials had called their American counterpart
Facebook on Wednesday said it had removed hundreds of groups tied to the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory and imposed restrictions on nearly 2,000 more as part of a crackdown on stoking violence.
The moves, which were made across both Facebook and Instagram, were against accounts tied to “
TikTok is partnering with US music distribution company UnitedMasters, a deal that will allow creators on the Chinese video sharing app to directly distribute their music to streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music.
Meanwhile, China on Monday slammed Washington for using “digi
Facebook was accused Monday of promoting hate speech and destabilizing democracy in India by the country’s main opposition Congress Party.
The social media giant has one of its biggest markets in India, with more than 340 million users.
But a report last week in the Wall Street Journal sai
"We were left in utter shock. She did nothing wrong - my sister is not a criminal," says Rahma al-Adham, talking of her younger sibling, a social media influencer in Egypt.
Mawada, a 22-year-old university student, was last month sentenced to two years in prison after being convicted of viol
The Facebook Journalism Project, in collaboration with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), has announced that it will invest $300,000 in a program that aims to support the stabilization and recovery needs of journalists and news organizations in Lebanon affected by the Beirut explosio
Facebook is giving millions to local hospitals, medical institutions and NGOs in Lebanon to support relief and recovery efforts in Beirut following the devastating blast there.
“In support of the vital work that organizations and individuals are doing on the ground in Beirut, we are don
Lebanese news agency LBCI has said it will no longer provide coverage of any politician’s press conference, including Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah, following Tuesday’s massive explosions.
“The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International decided that wha
Facebook on Monday said it has created a new unit devoted to financial services to harmonize payment systems on its platform.The new group, called Facebook Financial, will be headed by e-commerce veteran David Marcus, who was a president at PayPal before joining the leading social network six years
Yesterday, (August 9), Twitter was completely taken over by Mahesh Babu fans, who trended the hashtag #HBDMaheshBabu on the special occasion of his birthday. Fans and followers of the actor trended the hashtag for complete 24 hours (8 August to 9 August) as a tribute to the Superstar, and made the
TikTok is preparing advertisers for a possible ban of its app in the United States, ad buyers said, offering refunds for ad campaigns that are unable to run.
The short-form video app’s advertising business is still nascent. TikTok’s anticipated $1 billion in 2020 revenue is a small frac
The Lebanese news agency LBCI has said it will no longer provide coverage of any politician’s press conference, including Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah, following Tuesday’s massive explosions.
“The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International decided that
A barrage of online abuse directed at a South Korean lawmaker over her choice of attire has sparked a debate in the East Asian nation, where women have long complained about sexism and a patriarchal culture.
The look in question? A red and white shirt dress.
Not long after lawmaker Ryu Ho-jeong
Prince Harry has hit out at social media companies for creating a “crisis of hate” and called for “meaningful digital reform” after an unprecedented advertiser boycott of Facebook.
In an opinion piece for the US business magazine Fast Company, the Duke of Sussex revealed tha
Malaysia’s police chief insisted Wednesday investigations into an Al Jazeera documentary are being conducted “professionally” and rejected concerns about worsening media freedom, a day after the broadcaster’s office was searched.Authorities are investigating the news ne
At the core of every modern mobile phone is a camera and one self-declared “camera company” has placed its focus on the Snapchat community in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
As far as Snap is concerned, the camera is king. “Our audience in the GCC market specifically unde