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The 'propaganda secretaries' behind Nigeria's 2019 election
The 'propaganda secretaries' behind Nigeria's 2019 election
Binciken da Idayat Hassan ‏da Jamie Hitchen suka gabatar a Kano kan yadda aka yi amfani da WhatsApp a zaben da ya gabata. (Godiya ga Aliyu...
UK unveils plans to hold social media bosses liable for harmful content
UK unveils plans to hold social media bosses liable for harmful content
The British government said on Monday it will explore making social media executives personally liable for harmful content published on their...
In Zambia, freedom of expression is not freedom to incite violence
In Zambia, freedom of expression is not freedom to incite violence
The recent unspeakable tragedy that took place in Christchurch, New Zealand has raised urgent new questions about the balance between freedom of...
What the EFF, Malema? What about democracy?
What the EFF, Malema? What about democracy?
Economic Freedom Fighters supporters have viciously attacked eNCA’s and Radio 702’s Karima Brown verbally simply because she did her job as a...
PIC Commission calls out 'desperate' Twitter accounts on fake news
PIC Commission calls out 'desperate' Twitter accounts on fake news
The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of impropriety at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) will continue with public hearings...
Social media influencers must #ad it
Social media influencers must #ad it
If you’re an avid social media consumer you may have noticed a new hashtag, #ad, or the use of words such as “sponsored” or “partnership”....
​France to tighten online bullying laws after media 'boys' club' scandal
​France to tighten online bullying laws after media 'boys' club' scandal
France said Thursday it is toughening its internet abuse laws after an outcry over young media executives who ran a macho "boys' club" that ...
Our appetite for fake news is a global threat to health
Our appetite for fake news is a global threat to health
The most frustrating part of my job as a public health scientist is the spread of false information — usually online — that overrides...
Families of missing Uighurs demand 'proof of life' videos from China
Families of missing Uighurs demand 'proof of life' videos from China
Ethnic Uighurs have launched a global campaign to press China for video proof that their missing relatives are alive, turning the tables on...
Internet shutdowns violate human rights
Internet shutdowns violate human rights
The Arab Spring was also called the Facebook Revolution. In countries such as Tunisia and Egypt, social media was used more than ever before to...
Online nude, offline problem
Online nude, offline problem
Love it or hate it: people are sending nudes on their cellphones. Studies have shown that 50% of adults have either shared or received “intimate...
YouTube clarifies rules on pranks as risky memes rage
YouTube clarifies rules on pranks as risky memes rage
YouTube on Tuesday clarified rules against posting videos of dangerous pranks, as risky "challenges" prompt people to video...

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