Britain's privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to "like" posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it's proposing to protect children's online privacy.... Gadgets 360 · 7 days
UK proposes banning social media 'likes' for children  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Britain's privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to "like" posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it's proposing to protect children's online... more
UK proposes banning kids from Facebook 'likes' and Snapchat 'streaks'  CBC · 1 week
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Facebook 'likes' could be turned off for UK children  Sky News · 1 week
Facebook "likes" may be turned off for UK children to ensure their safety under proposed guidelines for social media companies. more
Britain proposes banning kids from liking social media posts  Global News · 1 week
Under the draft rules, tech companies would not be allowed to use “nudge techniques” that encourage children to keep using a site. more
Under-18s face 'like' and 'streaks' bans on social media  BBC · 1 week
The UK's data watchdog proposes restrictions on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat among others. more
Under-18s face 'like' and 'streaks' limits on social media  BBC · 1 week
The UK's data watchdog proposes restrictions on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat among others. more
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Social media sites urged to remove 'like' button  Sky News · 1 week
Social media sites including Facebook may be forced to turn off the "like" function for British children, thanks to proposed guidelines for online safety.  more
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Australia could jail social media execs over violent posts  Sky News · 3 weeks
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Australia could jail social media execs for showing violence  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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UK to unleash internet safety czar on Google, Facebook, Twitter - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
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UK to have toughest internet laws in the world under new plans  Sky News · 2 weeks
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In an era of social media manipulation and disinformation, we could sure use some help from innovative entrepreneurs. Social networks are now critical to how the... more
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