How Russian YouTubers are trying to get around censorship

How Russian YouTubers are trying to get around censorship

This post was originally published on this site The Russian government has blocked Facebook, Twitter and TikTok and passed a new media law that imposed a prison term of up to 15 years for intentionally spreading “fake news” about the country’s military. Our team spoke to Maya Volf, who works...

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White House is briefing social media creators on Russia and Ukraine

White House is briefing social media creators on Russia and Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is doing outreach on Ukraine and Russia to popular digital creators from platforms like TikTok, seeking to message to the highly influential group and reach a broader — and younger — audience.

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Tinder, Match asking users to urge senators to pass Violence Against Women Act

Tinder, Match asking users to urge senators to pass Violence Against Women Act

This post was originally published on this siteTinder, Match and other online dating services are calling on their users to ask their senators to pass the Violence Against Women Act, as the House-approved bill to reauthorize the statute continues to languish in the upper chamber.The …

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TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing

This post was originally published on this site Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users — TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube — tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook’s potential harms spills over to other platforms. Video-sharing app TikTok and photo...

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