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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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The Web’s Report Card for 2018

A lot has happened on the internet this year, and it's been hard to keep up. We've rounded up our favorite internet heroes and villains and give them all a grade from A-F to find out who finished top of the class, and who was sent for a time-out.

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Facebook Fined £500k by the UK’s ICO Agency

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK has announced that it's slapping Facebook with a £500,000 ($644,413) fine for “serious breaches of data protection law.” Spare change for Zuckerberg? Or an opening salvo for further penalties to come?

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How Facebook is Flagging False News

After coming under heavy fire by users and government, Facebook is trying to regain trust in its service. Is flagging false news enough to win us back? We explain how Facebook is bringing attention to false stories and penalising those who knowingly distribute them

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Facebook Data Breach – Is Single Sign On Safe?

With news that potentially 50 million Facebook accounts have been breached, should you continue using its Single Sign On for other sites? We explain the latest Facebook data breach, and what it means for users worldwide who login via Facebook to other sites and services.