The UK's data watchdog proposes restrictions on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat among others.... BBC · 1 week
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
Social media firms face fines in harmful content crackdown  Sky News · 2 weeks
New rules will see social media companies being legally required to protect users, with bosses potentially held personally liable if they do not comply. more
UK proposes banning kids from Facebook 'likes' and Snapchat 'streaks'  CBC · 1 week
Britain's privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to "like" posts on Facebook and... more
Guardian to flag old news on social media  BBC · 3 weeks
Old articles will be marked with their year of publication on social media, to limit misinformation. more
Facebook bans Faith Goldy and 'dangerous' alt-right groups  CBC · 2 weeks
Facebook is banning far-right political commentator Faith Goldy, white nationalist crusader Kevin Goudreau and various extremist groups, the social media... more
Australia threatens social media laws that could jail tech executives - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The Australian government is reportedly drafting legislation to crack down on extremist content circulated on social media following the Christchurch massacre. more
Australia passes law to hold social media companies responsible for “abhorrent violent material”  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
On Thursday, Australia lawmakers ushered through what is perhaps the toughest legal measures to hold social media companies accountable for the content... more
Psychiatrists 'must ask kids about social media use'  Sky News · 3 weeks
Psychiatrists are being urged to look in more detail at whether social media is harming the mental health of younger patients. more
How social media is changing comedy  BBC · 1 week
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Australia officials work with social media to safeguard poll  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Australian electoral authorities say they have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are working with social media companies to tackle misinformation in the run up... more
Australia could jail social media execs for showing violence  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Australia's Parliament has passed legislation that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream violent images such as the New Zealand mosque shootings more
Disney's Bob Iger: Hitler would've loved social media - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
At a Simon Wiesenthal Center tribute, the Disney CEO says social media feeds our fears and keeps world views narrow. more
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
Australia could jail social media execs over violent posts  Sky News · 3 weeks
Australia is set to introduce new laws that could imprison social media executives if they allow violence to be streamed on their platforms, following the New Zealand terror attack. more
UK to unleash internet safety czar on Google, Facebook, Twitter - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Social media companies will face huge fines if they fail to live up to their "duty of care" to internet users. more
Astroscreen raises $1M to detect social media manipulation with machine learning  TechCrunch · 5 days
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
U.K. proposes penalties on social media companies if harmful content spreads  Global News · 2 weeks
Governments across the world are wrestling over how to better control content on social media platforms, often blamed for encouraging abuse, the spread of online pornography,... more
Sri Lanka blocks social media following attacks  Sky News · 13 hours
The Sri Lankan government has blocked social media in the country to "ease tensions" following Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks. more
UK considers direct regulation of social media companies  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The U.K. has proposed directly regulating social media companies for the first time, with senior executives potentially facing fines if they fail to block damaging content such as terrorist propaganda or images... more
UK Proposes Banning Social Media 'Likes' for Children  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
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
Sri Lanka blocks social media after deadly attacks  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following attacks that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday more
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
Israeli group finds fake pro-Netanyahu social media accounts  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Israeli group says it's found social media bots disseminating messages in support of PM Netanyahu ahead of elections more
Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
Sri Lankan authorities have turned off most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning-fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American... more
Australian passes law on jailing social media execs for violent content on their platforms  Global News · 3 weeks
Australia will fine social media companies up to 10 percent of their annual global turnover and imprison executives for up... more
U.K. considers direct regulation of social media companies  CBC · 2 weeks
The U.K. for the first time on Monday proposed direct regulation of social media companies, with senior executives potentially facing... more
Surge in number of prisoner's social media accounts closed  Sky News · 3 weeks
The number of social media accounts closed down following prison authority requests has quadrupled in the last three years. more
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