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Google Photos will no longer backup social media folders by

Google Photos will no longer backup images and videos saved from folders created and managed by social media apps by default (via Android Police). Previously, Google’s photo backup platform would automatically upload all images saved to your Android or iOS device, including those files stored in folders created by apps like Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. […]Read More

Coca

Coca-Cola, a major force in global advertising, announced Friday it would suspend ads on social media for at least 30 days, as platforms face a reckoning over how they deal with racist content. “There is no place for racism in the world and there is no place for racism on social media,” James Quincey, chairman […]Read More

China warns US over actions against 4 more media outlets

BEIJING (AP) — China warned Tuesday it will take countermeasures after the U.S. added four more Chinese media outlets to a list of organizations that should be considered “foreign missions” in the United States because of their ties to the government and ruling Communist Party. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian attacked the Trump administration’s move […]Read More

Blocked in China, why are Internet & social media giants

The last few weeks have witnessed tech and social media giants come under the microscope like never before over the kind of content they allow on their platforms, and the logic and consistency that they apply while implementing their policies. The matter is multifaceted and geopolitical, and seems to put forth a new question for […]Read More

Facebook to start labelling state

Facebook has started labeling some content as coming from foreign state-controlled media outlets, the company announced Thursday. Pages of overtly state-run news agencies such as Russia’s RT and Sputnik, and China’s Xinhua News and the People’s Daily, will be labeled as such, a Facebook representative said. At least 18 news outlets’ pages, with hundreds of […]Read More

Tech

NEW YORK (AP) — A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. Trump’s order, signed last week, could allow more lawsuits against internet companies like Twitter and Facebook for what their users post, […]Read More

Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around the world outraged by the killings of black people in the U.S. Instagram and Twitter accounts, from top record label to everyday […]Read More

Donald Trump’s push to regulate social media faces uphill battle

US President Donald Trump’s effort to regulate social media companies‘ content decisions may face an uphill battle from regulators who have previously said they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms. Trump said last week that he wants to “remove or change” a provision of a law that shields social media companies from liability for […]Read More

Hundreds Turn To Social Media Amid Pittsburgh Protests – News,

Port Authority Suspends ServicePort Authortiy announced on Saturday night they would be suspended services amid the protests. 41 minutes ago Gov. Wolf Signs Emergency DeclarationPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed a disaster emergency declaration to help cities with fallout from the protests. 42 minutes ago KDKA-TV Nightly Forecast (5/30)Stay on top of local weather with […]Read More