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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.

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Tesla Adds Dog Mode – Because Twitter Asked

Tesla has announced that a "dog mode" will be added to its cars as soon as this week. The reason? Someone asked Elon Musk for it on Twitter. The new mode is just the latest in a long line of improvements that Tesla has rolled out across its cars based on Twitter suggestions.