Paris defied U.S. President Donald Trump last week by passing a tax on big digital firms' revenues in France despite a threat from him to launch a probe that could lead to trade tariffs.
Von der Leyen finished her meetings with political groups in Brussels, but it's unclear if she will win the absolute majority of votes in Strasbourg. In other news, Angela Merkel decided to change protocol to prevent her from shaking. All this and more in the State of the Union.
It means social media networks will have to remove offending content within 24 hours.
Facebook is using the same tactic that it used with clickbait posts to reduce the visibility of posts with exaggerated or misleading health claims.
"The whole case is about NSA surveillance. If you share data with one of the big tech companies like Facebook or Google, they have to forward that information to the US security services in a way that is oftentimes described as mass surveillance," Austrian lawyer Max Schrems tells Euronews.
The Facebook Inc mail facility in Menlo Park, California has been evacuated.
The social media platform was criticised last month for not removing an altered video of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which had been slowed so she appeared to be slurring.
In a world first, the social media giant has agreed to give names of French users who are suspected of using hate speech on its site to courts.
A Hungarian political party has installed punching bags around Budapest as part of its campaign for the upcoming mayoral elections.
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Melania Geymonat says the men made sexual gestures and demanded they kiss before assaulting and robbing them on a London bus.
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A new investigation finds that far-right networks flood Facebook with disinformation ahead of the EU elections.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg travelled to Paris on Friday for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, who is putting pressure on the social media mogul to honour pledges to crack down on the spread of misinformation and hate speech.
Social media giant Facebook has banned 12 UK far-right groups from using its platforms because it says they "spread hate"
The European Parliament has voted in favour of proposals that will compel websites to take down terrorist content within one hour
Technology can play a big part in helping to create and sustain effective connections between citizens and governments – both national and local. These connections can exist without technology, but it is a powerful, flexible and accessible enabler.
Austria is taking aim at tech giants the likes of Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon with the introduction of a 5% tax rate on digital companies' advertising revenues.
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It comes after criticism that it had not done enough to eliminate hate speech on its site.
Some fake accounts tied to Russia have been deleted for spreading content on Ukrainian politics ahead of the March 31st Presidential election.
The French Council of the Muslim Faith has filed a complaint for "dissemination of violent messages inciting terrorism."
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