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Come together to stop spread of suicide content, TikTok urges Facebook, Google, Snapchat, others

It is proposed that nine social media firms speedily identify violent, graphic content, including suicide, and swiftly notify the others.

22 Sep 2020 7:33 PM

Tech This Week | Should India have its own social media content moderation rules?

Platforms are diverse and a one-size-fits-all approach will not work.

05 Sep 2020 6:03 PM

Google joins other internet platforms to shield US election from disinformation

A coordinated effort is being made by online platforms to curb the spread of disinformation and thwart efforts to manipulate voters.

14 Aug 2020 11:36 AM

CEO calls TikTok 'fundamentally parasitic'

He went on to say, "I actively tell people, 'Don't install that spyware on your phone'."

29 Feb 2020 7:46 AM

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

Reddit said people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general UK vote.

09 Dec 2019 1:30 PM


Twitter starts testing Reddit-style 'conversation tree'

The conversation tree format is expected to roll out in 2020.

30 Nov 2019 12:11 PM

‘Not sure about good of Twitter’: Tesla chief Elon Musk says he’s going offline

Musk and the SEC early this year reached a deal to settle their differences over his Twitter use.

02 Nov 2019 9:00 AM

Reddit attempts to lure Snapchat teens with cross-sharing feature

New sharing features will allow Reddit users to share posts directly to the Snapchat app.

15 Oct 2019 8:13 AM

Instagram, Reddit memes help people struggling with depression

Websites like Instagram and Reddit are filled with memes tackling topics like depression and mental health.

24 Aug 2019 7:34 AM

Reddit down, time to pack our bags and leave!

The issues are primarily related to accessing the website on the desktop.

12 Jul 2019 7:34 AM


Reddit acts against hate channels following New Zealand mosque attack

Reddit has banned two subreddits, r/watchpeopledie and r/Gore for hosting links to videos of the Christchurch shooting.

17 Mar 2019 1:22 PM

YouTube draws flak after Redditor highlights ‘paedophilia ring’

YouTube’s recommended algorithm is facilitating paedophiles’ ability to connect with each other.

20 Feb 2019 4:01 PM

Reddit now a $3 billion company

The series D funding round saw a $150 million investment from Tencent, Sequoia, Fidelity, Tacit and Snoop Dogg.

12 Feb 2019 9:46 AM

Reddit says user data between 2005 and 2007 breached

A copy of an old database backup containing very early Reddit user data from 2005 through May 2007 was accessed by the hacker.

02 Aug 2018 8:06 AM

Guy tries to seduce classmate through text, gets moustached man instead and it gets weird

Man awkwardly tried to ask out a female classmate – but ended up accidentally getting in touch with an unamused moustached male.

15 Jun 2018 4:53 PM


Shocking: Man claims to have fed his own amputated leg to friends in tacos

Man who had his foot amputated after accident in 2016 saved it so that he could make some tacos for 10 of his most open-minded friends.

14 Jun 2018 1:44 PM

‘Norman,’ when artificial intelligence goes psycho

Norman was “fed” only with short legends describing images of “people dying” found on the Reddit internet platform.

12 Jun 2018 6:37 PM

Reddit takes down accounts suspected of ties to Russian propaganda

The company said 316 posts from the Russian accounts were made on the popular pro-Trump page.

11 Apr 2018 8:45 AM

Suicides spiked after death of Robin Williams: study

News media reports with terms "suicide", "dead," and the name "Robin Williams" drastically increased in weeks after Williams' suicide.

08 Feb 2018 4:57 PM

Women find pleasure with a new bizarre technique

The tantric practice is usually carried out by certified professionals.

27 Jan 2018 6:13 PM