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Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU

PARIS: The European Commission said Thursday that US social media giants have made an effort to comply with EU consumer protection rules, but that Facebook and Twitter have not made all the required changes. “While Google’s latest proposals appear to be in line with the requests made by consumer authorities, ...

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Twitter Reports First Quarterly Profit

LONDON: Twitter reported its first profit as a public company on Thursday, a major step as it grapples with persistent criticism over fake accounts on its social network and questions over its prospects for long-term growth. The surprise announcement, which sent the company’s shares sharply higher on Wall Street, comes ...

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One hour of social media enough to ruin your sleeping pattern

TORONTO: One hour a day on social media can derail your sleeping pattern, a new study warns. The report by Canadian researchers was commissioned to assess why so many young people struggle to sleep eight hours. They found the root problem to be social media: those who spent at least ...

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PM Theresa May Seeks Safe AI Future For UK

DAVOS: British PM to propose new advisory body to oversea safe and ethical deployment of AI, and urges tech firms to tackle extremism The UK Prime Minister is to indicate that she wants the United Kingdom to lead the world in the safe and ethical deployment of artificial intelligence (AI). ...

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Pakistan may be onto its 3rd Oscar win with Kumail Nanjiani’s ‘The Big Sick’

HOLLYWOOD: Pakistan-origin American standup comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani has bagged an Oscar nominee on Tuesday in original screenplay category for his film The Big Sick. actor Congrats to our Original Screenplay nominees! #Oscars #OscarNoms pic.twitter.com/xCKwLmNNiq — The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 23, 2018 The film is written by Nanjiani and ...

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Instagram, FB, Google+ join EU group fighting hate speech

BRUSSELS: Facebook’s Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials said. EU officials added that the existing members – YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook – have made progress toward meeting the code of conduct they ...

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Pakistani Celebrity add voices to #MeToo movement

KARACHI: Three prominent Pakistani women have added their voices to the #MeToo movement in the wake of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in a city in the east of the country last week. Model and event manager Frieha Altaf, actress Nadia Jamil and fashion designer Maheen Khan ...

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Madhuri Dixit goes traditional in Marathi debut

BOLLYWOOD actress Madhuri Dixit Nene wears a simple sari in the first look of her Marathi movie debut Bucket List. Madhuri Nene unveiled the look via Twitter on Sunday. The poster features her dressed in a traditional green sari with a contrasting blouse, a red bindi, a mangalsutra (a necklace ...

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Facebook to emphasize friends, not news, in series of changes

LONDON: Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Thursday began to change the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, the start of what Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said would be a series of changes in the design of the world’s largest social network. Zuckerberg, in a sweeping post ...

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