Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Tag Archives: social media

German court fines Facebook over hate speech action failings

BERLIN: A German court fined Face­book two million euros for not being transparent enough over the action it is taking to curb online hate speech. Under a new regulation that came in force on January 1st, 2018, compa­nies like Twitter and Facebook have 24 hours to remove posts that open­ly ...

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My social media accounts not hacked: Zaira Wasim

BOLLYWOOD actress Zaira Wasim shot down rumours that her social media accounts were hacked when she announced her decision to quit the world of showbiz. “This to clarify that none of my social media accounts were or are hacked and are being handled by me personally. Kindly refrain from believing ...

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Instagram chief insists it doesn’t spy on users

NEW YORK: Instagram doesn’t snoop on private conversations as part of its advertising targeting strategy, the head of the popular social media site said in an interview. “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone; doing so would be super problematic for a lot of ...

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Bella Hadid apologizes for disrespecting Saudi and UAE flags

LONDON: Supermodel Bella Hadid posted an apology to Arab followers on her social media, after her Instagram story sparked outrage. She posted an Instagram story on Sunday of her foot facing airplanes, one being a UAE plane and the other a Saudi plane. From the angle of the photo, some ...

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Kangana: People have taken advantage of my absence

BOLLYWOOD: In a one-on-one conversation with Kangana Ranaut, she gets candid about work, family, not being available digitally, and more. She starts by talking about her absence on social media which is something a lot of fans have been finding the reason to. “There are so many problematic things in ...

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Suhana Khan’s selfie with ATM card grabs attention

BOLLYWOOD: The latest mirror selfie of superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan, with her ATM card showing, has grabbed the attention of social media users. Suhana, 19, is one of the most talked-about Bollywood star kids on social media – for her looks or hangout sessions. The photograph in ...

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Breakup isn’t the answer, Zuckerberg says

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content. The Facebook co-founder’s defense of the leading social network came as it reported it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts ...

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Rape allegations against Kami Sid cause stir on social media

LAHORE: Kami Sid, a transgender model and rights activist, has been charged with rape, sexual misconduct and threatening to hide facts about her sexual harassment. Everything started with a user Minahil Baloch’s social media post, in which she asked people not to support ‘ rapists even if they make it ...

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Dino Morea sings praises of Iqra Aziz’s acting prowess

BOLLYWOOD: Indian actor Dino Morea, famously known for his role in the movie ‘Raaz’, has lavished praise on Pakistani actress Iqra Aziz for her acting skills. Recently, Iqra Aziz uploaded a video on her social media account showing a scene from her ongoing drama serial ‘Ranjha Ranjha Kardi’. Singing praises ...

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Ardern, Macron host Paris summit against online extremism

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s premier Jacinda Ardern will Wednesday host other world leaders and leading tech chiefs to launch an ambitious new initiative aimed at curbing extremism online. The initiative, known as the “Christchurch call”, was pushed by Ardern after a self-described white supremacist gunned down ...

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