The five bills would apply to Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. If some (or all) of them become law, we can expect some major changes in how they do business.
Nigeria risks losing its recent status as Africa's most attractive tech hub following its decision to suspend Twitter's operations.
If you want to give and get help from your online network, new research suggests keep your "friend" count low.
Ireland is under pressure to investigate, and potentially fine, Facebook for alleged data breaches under GDPR.
Thailand's Buddhist temples, important centers of culture and commerce, rely on donations from international visitors. Because of a steep drop in tourism, these temples have been hit hard.
Histories of mistreatment and misdiagnosis of endometriosis has led people dealing with the disease to turn to the internet for information and community.
A civil rights group is suing Facebook for its failure to stop the spread of anti-Muslim hate speech on the platform.
Social media algorithms are akin to a licence to promote junk food or tobacco to children.
Automated content moderation using algorithms are quick and cheaper. But, they’re not necessarily better than human beings. They are prone to errors and can impose bias in a systemic scale.
Accessing India's digital consumers is seen as the key to future growth for big tech companies like Facebook.
A thriving black market for stolen personal data makes millions of people vulnerable to spies, spammers, scammers and hackers.
Nigerian small business owners highlight the factors that limit full potential of social media use in commerce.
The majority of country press audiences prefer to read their local paper in print than online. In fact, many said they would stop reading their papers if they went digital only.
Trump will not be returning to Facebook or Instagram before November 2021.
The social media giant's third-party review panel upheld Facebook's ban on Donald Trump. A corporate governance expert explains why Facebook created the Oversight Board.
Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
As India's COVID crisis deepens, the government is taking a harder line with any social media content it finds objectionable.
Apple's latest iPhone operating system lets you opt out of having your online habits tracked by the apps you use. That's a big part of Facebook's business model, but don't expect a privacy revolution.
A significant portion of teenagers' social development happens online. The risks are well known, but the benefits of peer support are often overlooked.
More than 500 million people's details were compromised. The records include various combinations of name, email, gender, date of birth, location, relationship status and employer.