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Russia: Twitter, Facebook have nine months to comply with data law

04 April, 2019 10:20 pm 10:20 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Twitter and Facebook have nine months to comply with data law by moving Russian user data onto servers in Russia, Interfax cited communications watchdog head Alexander Zharov as saying on Tuesday. Zharov was also quoted as saying he hoped Russia would not end up blocking Twitter and Facebook. EU lawmakers back copyright … Read More

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Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead outside his Los Angeles store

04 April, 2019 10:54 pm 10:54 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in south Los Angeles on Sunday, media reports said. Two other people were wounded in the shooting outside Marathon Clothing, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing law enforcement sources. According to the newspaper, Hussle, 33, was shot multiple times … Read More

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Nawaz refuses to go to hospital as Maryam demands ‘life-saving unit’ in...

03 March, 2019 9:22 pm 9:22 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Maryam Nawaz, daughter of incarcerated prime minister Nawaz Sharif, demanded ‘life saving unit’ in jail as her father continues to refuse to be shifted to a hospital to receive treatment for his worsening cardiac health. According to the details, former chief minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz called on … Read More

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#SayNoToWar becomes top twitter trend in India

02 February, 2019 7:27 pm 7:27 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – #SayNoToWar becomes top twitter trend in India after Pakistan Air Force (PAF) shot down two IAF fighter jets. According to the reports, after Pakistan Air Force (PAF) shot down two Indian fighting jets on Wednesday and video of arrested Indian pilot Abhi Nandan spread on social media, hashtag #SayNoToWar has become … Read More

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Twitter to liaise with India’s election body, boost hiring ahead of p...

02 February, 2019 10:17 pm 10:17 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Twitter Inc plans to boost hiring in India and appoint an officer to liaise with the Election Commission (EC), a senior executive said on Tuesday, responding to concerns about political misuse of social media ahead of this year’s general elections. Speaking a day after an Indian parliamentary committee told the company to … Read More

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French composer Michel Legrand dies at 86

01 January, 2019 12:31 pm 12:31 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French composer and pianist Michel Legrand has died at 86 after a career in which he stood out for soundtracks in screen musicals with Catherine Deneuve and that won him three Oscars. The artist died earlier on Saturday, according to a message posted on his Facebook page by his management company City … Read More

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“Made in Pakistan” becomes second most popular trend on Twitter

12 December, 2018 9:59 pm 9:59 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 news) – President Dr Arif Alvi’s tweet regarding to buy ‘Made in Pakistan’ products has been become the second most popular trend on micro-blogging website Twitter. As per reports, the he public supported the tweeted message of the president’s post and Made in Pakistan became second-largest trend on Twitter. Dr Arif Alvi’s appeal … Read More

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Twitter cuts suspect users from follower counts again, blames bug

11 November, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc made another attempt to make users’ tallies of followers more accurate ,subtracting millions of suspicious followers which had reappeared on the social media service since a major purge in July. Twitter is under pressure to tackle its problem of fake users, which are a turn-off for investors and advertisers … Read More

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White House draft order directs probes into tech giants

09 September, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has drafted an executive order that would push federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to probe the business practices of social media and other internet companies, according to Bloomberg. It is unclear whether the order will be signed by President Donald Trump. The order has yet to be reviewed … Read More

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Facebook, Twitter face US Congress over politics and the internet

09 September, 2018 11:14 am 11:14 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election interference seriously and Twitter denying its operations are influenced by politics. But no executive from Alphabet Inc’s Google is expected to testify, after the company declined the Senate Intelligence Committee’s … Read More

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Trump accuses Twitter of stifling Republicans, offers no evidence

07 July, 2018 9:44 am 9:44 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump accused Twitter Inc on Thursday of restricting the visibility of prominent US Republicans, without providing evidence, and the avid user of the social media platform promised to investigate. Trump accused the company of targeting fellow Republicans with a practice dubbed “shadow banning,” limiting the visibility of a Twitter user … Read More

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Twitter, Facebook launch tools to track advertising

06 June, 2018 10:06 am 10:06 am

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) on Thursday made it easier for users to identify political campaign ads and know who paid for them, as social media platforms faced the threat of US regulation over the lack of disclosure on such spending. The microblogging site launched ‘Ads Transparency Center’ to allow anyone to view ads that … Read More

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