Facebook, Twitter and social media’s road to federal regulation

The extent of Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election remains unclear, but it's no secret that social media played a major role. This year brought with it a great deal of scrutiny for tech giants, particularly Facebook, Twitter and Goo…
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Facebook and Twitter could face UK ‘sanctions’ over fake news

The chair of a UK committee investigating fake news has threatened Facebook and Twitter with "sanctions" if they allow the issue to fester on their respective platforms. In an interview with the Guardian, Damian Collins, chair of the Department of Cu…
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Twitter bans ‘Impostor Buster’ bot that ID’d Nazi trolls

It's been a rocky road to Twitter's newfound pledge to kick members of hate groups off its platform. For those on the end of racist abuse, reporting trolls to Twitter has been a frustrating process. But, earlier this year, one journalist decided to t…
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The Library of Congress will start limiting its Twitter archives in 2018

It doesn't seem odd anymore that governments might want to save Twitter archives for historical purposes, what with all the attention our president gets for his contributions to the platform. The UK has been saving tweets and YouTube videos as histor…
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