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Twitch is Suing 100 Users for Their Shady Streaming

Streaming site Twitch is lawyering up to take on 100 of its own users. According to a court filing, Twitch is accusing the organized group of 100 streamers of breach of contract and copyright infringement after they continually streamed porn, terrorist attacks, and more.

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US Immigration Now Asks For Your Social Media Details

People wishing to travel to the US are now being asked to provide their social media details on visa applications, as well as their phone numbers from the past five years. These new visa rules are expected to impact 15 million people and give the US Government tonnes of data.

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Court Rules Elon Musk Needs a Lawyer to Approve His Tweets

Elon Musk's tweets will soon all be lawyer-approved: According to a new court filing, the millionaire CEO has reached an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to have a Tesla lawyer vet all of his Twitter musings on the subjects of Tesla’s finances.

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TikTok Banned from App Stores in India Following Court Order

Google and Apple have dropped the Chinese social video app TikTok from their app stores in the country of India, following a ban enacted by an Indian state court.The app, which lets users share quick videos soundtracked to music, has 500 million users, and 40% live in India.

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It Hasn’t Been a Good Week for Social Media

With bad headline after bad headline, it hasn't been a great week for social media companies. From Facebook discriminatory ads, to Neo-Nazis on YouTube, we round up all this awful week for social media companies. We round up some of the bad press from the past five days

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Four Ways to Fix the Internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is making a new push for regulation across Europe and the US, and it's the biggest evolution in his public views on the matter we've seen yet. Zuckerberg explained it all in a Washington Post op-ed over the weekend. Here's the rundown on his thoughts.

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How Big Tech Is (and Isn’t) Tackling Anti-Vaxxers

Last week, Facebook announced plans to deprioritize anti-vaccination content on its platform. It's just the latest tech giant to address the misinformation that can spread easily across social networks including YouTube, Amazon, and Pinterest.

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YouTube Blocks Comments on Videos Featuring Children

YouTube has just announced that it is disabling the commenting function for any videos on its platform that feature minors. The decision follows reports that that the massive video sharing site has failed to protect children's safety online.

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A Brief History of Social Media Bans

After years of hiding behind the "it's free speech" shield, social media companies have began suspending or permanently banning offensive accounts. We round up some notable examples of social media users who've seen their posting privileges revoked in recent years.

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Just How Bad Is Facebook For Us?

A groundbreaking Stanford study has revealed that deactivating Facebook can have wide-ranging effects on our mental health — and not all of them are positive. We take a look at the study's findings and speak to experts about our brains on Facebook.