House Republicans press TikTok on data sharing

House Republicans press TikTok on data sharing

This post was originally published on this siteTwo high ranking House Republicans are asking TikTok for more information about the access that China-based employees of its parent company ByteDance have to American data. “We write to request documents and information regarding recent reports that TikTok allows China-based employees of its...

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What to know as Elon Musk’s rocky deal with Twitter heads to court

What to know as Elon Musk’s rocky deal with Twitter heads to court

This post was originally published on this siteTwitter filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk in the Delaware Court of Chancery. What happens now?

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Shares of Twitter have dropped after Elon Musk Nix sought a deal

Shares of Twitter have dropped after Elon Musk Nix sought a deal

This post was originally published on this site An effort by Elon Musk to finalize the purchase agreement Twitter Inc. the company’s shares on social media were falling into pre-market trading as investors prepare for what will be a confusing court battle. Twitter fell 6.5% last Wednesday from $ 34.41...

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Instagram rolls out age verification, but not to keep children off app

Instagram rolls out age verification, but not to keep children off app

This post was originally published on this siteInstagram’s new facial-scanning partnership for age verification won’t keep children off the app — and it’s making AI experts nervous.

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Elon Musk: Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’ over estimates of spam accounts

Elon Musk: Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’ over estimates of spam accounts

This post was originally published on this siteElon Musk tweeted Friday his deal to acquire Twitter is ‘temporarily on hold’ to review data on spam and fake accounts on the platform.     

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Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

This post was originally published on this site By Andrew Zhang, The Texas Tribune May 11, 2022 A federal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a Republican-backed Texas law that prohibits large social media companies from banning users over their political viewpoints. The decision hands a win to Republicans who have...

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Here’s what Elon Musk has said about his plans for Twitter

Here’s what Elon Musk has said about his plans for Twitter

This post was originally published on this siteElon Musk has said he wants to promote free speech on Twitter and open up the algorithm to increase transparency. Here’s what else he has shared about his plans for Twitter.

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Ohio House committee passes bill to block social media from ‘censoring’ users

Ohio House committee passes bill to block social media from ‘censoring’ users

This post was originally published on this site An Ohio House committee passed legislation Tuesday prohibiting social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube from “censoring” their users. The legislation would block the companies from removing posts or expelling people from their platforms based on the “viewpoint” of users or...

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Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

This post was originally published on this siteMusk, who struck a $44-billion deal to buy Twitter, is a self-described “free speech absolutist.” Will he let hatemongers and extremists come back?     

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Twitter shares jump 5% on reports it’s close to a deal with Elon Musk

Twitter shares jump 5% on reports it’s close to a deal with Elon Musk

This post was originally published on this siteTwitter might be more open to considering Elon Musk’s bid for the company after the billionaire outlined his plan to finance the deal.

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