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Google will bring political ad transparency tools to India ahead of...

Google is joining Facebook in bringing greater transparency to its political advertising tools in India as the world’s largest democracy gears up for general...

ProBeat: Twitter’s biggest mistake was giving Donald Trump a pass

Twitter’s stock took a hit yesterday after news resurfaced that Fox News had not tweeted for three weeks. The publication stopped tweeting after activists...

Facebook’s ‘independent oversight group’ is destined to fail

If there was any doubt about how big Facebook has gotten, CEO Mark Zuckerberg compared the struggles Facebook faces with deciding what kind of...

Facebook rebuttal claims ‘inaccuracies’ in scathing New York Times investigation

A highly detailed investigation by the New York Times has again raised questions about Facebook’s response to the Russian manipulation, fake news, and hate...

Twitter purged over 10,000 bots that tried to discourage U.S. voter...

Twitter deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from...

Snapchat will help you find your polling place on Election Day

It’s no secret that many of Snapchat’s core users are young adults. That’s also the group of voters who say they’re least likely to vote...

Microsoft expands AccountGuard to U.K. to safeguard elections from cyberthreats

Microsoft is expanding its AccountGuard security initiative to the U.K. in an effort to “defend democracy” by giving additional protections to politicians and related organizations. The...

Trump directs U.S. Commerce Department to set 5G wireless spectrum strategy

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a presidential memorandum directing the Commerce Department to develop a long-term comprehensive national spectrum strategy to prepare...

Trump disputes China-Russia cellular spying story in tweet from iPhone

Spy services around the world routinely surveil foreign politicians, so a New York Times report that both China and Russia have been monitoring U.S....

Facebook to remove more voting misinformation, considered ban on political advertising

The world’s largest online social network, with 1.5 billion daily users, has stopped short of banning all false or misleading posts, something that Facebook...