The move appears to be the latest development in Donald Trump’s war on what he claims is a bias against Conservative views on sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Several French NGOs called out the old Spanish tradition of setting a bull's horns on fire after footage of a bull with his horns on fire went viral on social media.
Some US citizens tweeted their condolences and messages of support after Boris Johnson's victory on Monday.
It means social media networks will have to remove offending content within 24 hours.
Twitter has announced that it has removed thousands of accounts in its latest purge of bad actors on the site and released information relating to state-backed content.
Twitter has been central in getting underdog candidate Nayib Buele elected President of El Salvador. Now, the leader is taking some of his first actions in office via Twitter, including letting officials go.
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"When people found out I was behind Stalingagulag there were millions of comments. How can you use profanities? Like, if you’re in a wheelchair, you can't do anything, you just have to pray, ask for someone's help and look at the world from the window of your apartment."
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French government ministers have tweeted their support for the teenager after some social media users called for him to be decapitated.
The platform claimed it risked violating France's fake news law, which was introduced in December last year and aims to combat the "manipulation of information".
Mussolini, a member of the European parliament and former Playboy cover model, fired back on Sunday. "You are a bastard," she tweeted.
The Canadian-American actor — also an artist — posted a picture of the pair hanging from their feet with the caption: "If you're wondering what fascism leads to, just ask Benito Mussolini and his mistress Claretta."
Facebook, messenger and Instagram were reported as down by users, especially in Europe and the US.
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Microsoft says it will extend its cyber security protection across the continent to help in the fight against influencing campaigns ahead of the European Parliament elections
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The accounts were engaging in "malicious activity," said the social media giants.
Scrolling through social media you may have noticed everyone from your friends to celebrities participating in the "10-year challenge", comparing current photos of themselves with those from over a decade ago.
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A teenager in search of free chicken nuggets has been knocked off the top of the ranking for the most-retweeted post of all time — Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, has taken first position.
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Online hate must be combatted, and will is not enough – we must ensure the tools we are using are as optimal as they can be. Failure on either front will mean those who spread hate online win.
Russian officials have taken to Twitter to criticize the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for threating Russia during it’s current military exercises, Trident Juncture, which are taking place between October 25 and November 7 in and around Norway.
Stars of ‘Game of Thrones’ and its network have reacted to a tweet by US President Donald Trump in which he used imagery and language from the hit show to promote upcoming sanctions against Iran.