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Meet the doctor fighting fake news about monkeypox on TikTok
A US-based paediatrician has been fighting medical misinformation about monkeypox on social media.
Twitter unveils new policy to combat Ukraine war misinformation
False, viral tweets will no longer be amplified or recommended to users.
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The European Commission is currently developing new regulations that will force companies to better moderate content.
Kremlin-backed media are evading EU ban on content, says report
The Disinformation Situation Center says Russian state broadcasters are still able to disseminate materials to EU users on social media.
EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter must play by its tough new rules
The EU will be able to audit Twitter every year to make sure it complies with the new Digital Services Act, regulating online harassment and policing illegal content.
Traffickers and online trolls target Facebook Ukrainian refugee group
Diana Shore, founder of 'Room for Ukrainians in the UK', has called on social media companies to adopt geolocation software to ensure the safety of Ukrainian refugees online.
Twitter launch new 'onion' version to bypass Russian censorship
Twitter has announced a new privacy-protected version to bypass Russian surveillance and censorship.
Unarmed Ukrainian citizens filmed confronting Russian soldiers
Ukrainian protesters can be seen using their bare hands to try and slow down Russian tanks.
Ukraine disinformation is spreading. Here’s what you can do to stop it
Disinformation has always been a feature of war. But in an age of unverifiable information being shared on social media, it can be hard to combat.
Germany mulls banning Telegram app, accused of aiding hate speech
As Germany starts debating whether to make the Covid vaccine mandatory, it is also considering banning the messenger app Telegram, a hotbed for conspiracy theorists.
YouTube urged to take 'effective' action against misinformation
More than 80 media groups and NGOs have signed an open letter to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.
Hungarian media defy ban on publishing LGBT+ content for children
Hungarian MPs passed a controversial law in June banning any content that portrays or "promotes" homosexuality to children.
Social media firms sanction Bolsonaro over COVID vaccine claims
YouTube said it had suspended the Brazilian President for one week, while Facebook and Instagram have removed his live broadcast from last week.
Twitter admits its algorithms amplify right-wing content
An internal study at Twitter has revealed that the platform's algorithms amplify right-wing content over left-wing content.
Belarus threatens to criminalise certain social media channels
Belarus' Main Directorate for Fighting Organised Crime has said that citizens who subscribe to "extremist Telegram channels and chats" are also criminally liable.
German election: Who has spent the most on Facebook advertising?
In the last month, the major political parties have spent a collective €1.5 million to reach voters on Facebook.
Facebook accused of shifting blame over vaccine misinformation
Facebook said this week it had removed over three dozen pages that were spreading online misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.
Russian retail chain criticised for removing LGBT family from advert
VkusVill has faced backlash for removing and apologising for a recent advert campaign that featured a lesbian family.
Big Tech is still failing to tackle COVID-19 misinformation - report
Avaaz found 240 pieces of fact-checked misinformation about COVID-19 that was spreading on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube. This content had reportedly been liked, shared, and commented on more than 2.8 million times.
Facebook suspends Portuguese far-right leader over hate speech
The Facebook account of Andre Ventura, the leader of Chega, was suspended for 24 hours after two of hits posts were reported.
Russia fines Facebook & Telegram for failing to remove banned content
A Moscow court has ordered Facebook and the messaging app Telegram to pay heavy fines for failing to remove banned content.
French influencer 'offered cash to spread vaccine disinformation'
Grasset shared e-mails with Euronews that show a proposition from someone claiming to work for a UK-based PR company.
Dutch civil servants used social media to spy on citizens, says study
Research has found that some local authorities in the Netherlands have used fake social media accounts to monitor citizens online.
#BackOnStage: London theatres celebrate reopening doors to visitors
UK theatres and cinemas will be allowed to reopen from 17 May with social distancing and to full audiences from June 21.
EU border agency Frontex criticised by NGOs for photo competition
NGOs have described the competition as a "Contest of Shame" and published photos that they say "reflect the reality of the situation"
Experts cool claims about impact of vaccines on menstrual cycles
Experts have poured cold water on claims from anti-vaxxers that COVID-19 vaccines can adversely affect menstrual cycles.