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Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms

AFP | Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of...

Food businesses encourage customers to vote on 25th July

News Desk | The General elections 2018 are scheduled on 25th July and people are eagerly waiting to witness a peaceful transition of a democratic...

17 Types of Online Work at Home Jobs that Really Pay...

Lifehack | Some of us prefer the stability and certainty of a nine to five office job. However, increasingly more people choose the flexibility of...

German court to rule on parents’ access to dead daughter’s Facebook

AFP | German judges will rule Thursday on Facebook users' "digital legacy", or the fate of their private data after they die, in a case...

Britain to fine Facebook over data breach

AFP | Britain's data regulator has said it will fine Facebook half a million pounds ($660,000) for failing to protect users' data, in an inquiry...

WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news after India murders

News Desk | WhatsApp took out full-page advertisements in Indian newspapers Tuesday offering "easy tips" to identify fact from fiction after a slew of recent murders...

Starbucks back in hot water, ‘disrespects’ stutterer

AFP | Starbucks was back in hot water Friday, three months after a branch manager called the police on two black men -- this time...

India slams WhatsApp over deadly rumours

News Desk | India has told WhatsApp to take "immediate action" after a spate of horrific lynchings sparked by false rumours being shared on the...

Facebook responding to US regulators in data breach probe

AFP | Facebook acknowledged Tuesday it was facing multiple inquiries from US and British regulators about the major Cambridge Analytica user data scandal. The leading...

Your blocked contacts on Facebook knew what you were up to...

AFP | Facebook on Monday said it is notifying more than 800,000 users that a software bug temporarily unblocked people at the social network and...

Facebook boosts ad transparency as it braces for US elections

AFP | Facebook announced new steps Thursday to let people see who is behind ads and other content on the leading social network as it...

Facebook, Google ‘manipulate’ users to share data despite EU law: study

AFP | Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering "invasive" and limited default options despite new EU data protection laws...

Data Pirates, Google, Facebook under scrutiny for manipulating users

AFP | Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering "invasive" and limited default options despite new EU data protection laws...

Mahwish Arshad’s case: Violence against women is a demonstration of power

News Analysis | Mahwish Arshad, a 19-year-old, worked for a local travel company. She was shot and killed by a man, Umer Daraz -one of...

Google faces EU anti-trust fines over Android: sources

AFP | The EU's powerful antitrust authority is set to decide in the coming weeks that Google unfairly punishes rivals of its Android mobile phone...

Facebook admits privacy settings ‘bug’ affecting 14 million users

AFP | Facebook acknowledged Thursday a software glitch that changed the settings of some 14 million users, potentially making some posts public even if they...

Facebook says Huawei had access to data

AFP | Facebook on Tuesday confirmed that a Chinese phone maker deemed a national security threat, it was among the companies given access to data...

Facebook ‘not aware of any abuse’ of data by phone makers

AFP | Facebook said Monday that it does not know of any privacy abuse by cellphone makers who years ago were able to gain access...

Facebook sinking fast among US teens: survey

AFP | Facebook is rapidly losing ground against rival internet platforms in attracting and keeping US teenagers, a survey showed Thursday. The Pew Research Center report...

Placid Singapore braces for Trump-Kim storm

AFP | Singapore hotel rooms are being snapped up, police are preparing to lock down the city and thousands of journalists are set to jet...

School shooter video game draws criticism

AFP | An upcoming video game that lets players simulate a school shooting is coming in for criticism from parents of shooting victims and from...

Papua New Guinea mulls ‘temporary’ ban on Facebook

AFP | Papua New Guinea said Wednesday it was mulling a temporary shutdown of Facebook to uncover false accounts and block fake news in the...

Mistaken as child kidnapper, transgender lynched to death by Hyderabad mob

News Analysis | An Indian transgender has been beaten to death over rumors on the social media sphere that the person was the member of...

Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

AFP | Twitter on Thursday announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook said it began implementing a policy requiring...

Jury tells Samsung to pay big for copying iPhone design

AFP | A federal court jury on Thursday ordered Samsung to pay Apple $533 million for copying iPhone design features in a patent case dating...

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan: president

AFP | Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to...

World leaders send best wishes for Ramadan

News Desk | The Muslims throughout the world marked the month of Ramadan on 17th May. World leaders, including the President of the United States...

From Yahoo to Uber, major hacks of data

AFP | The European Union's new data protection rules, which take effect on May 25, will give people more control over the way their personal...

Russian Facebook ‘ads’ show strong effort to divide US society

AFP | Thousands of Facebook and Instagram advertisements taken out by a Russian internet group were released Thursday in a database that illustrates how a...

Pakistan rejects Toyota, Honda and Suzuki after decades

News Analysis | As per previous demonstrations on how social media has become a powerful unification tool against hecklers and aggressive business owners in Murree,...

The Government of Pakistan wants to put taxes on Facebook, Google

News Analysis | As if undue taxation was not already a national crisis, the government of Pakistan has proposed taxes on digital revenues, targeting tech...

Challenges in cyber space & Pakistan’s counter strategy

Muneeb Imran | In the 20th Century, oil was the most important commodity that drove growth and production but that is not entirely the case...

PM Modi is a more popular global leader than President Trump:...

News Desk | According to a study published by communication firm Burson-Marsteller on Wednesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is more popular on social media...

Why social media might be causing depression?

A study published in Depression and Anxiety found that social media users are more likely to be depressed. This was just one of the...

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

AFP | Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating feature -- while vowing to make...

Facebook privacy drive may crimp some political campaigns

AFP | Facebook's new focus on protecting private user data is likely to change the game for many campaigns, making it harder to deliver highly...

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