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Twitter Changes Default Profile Photo, Felt “Egg” Was Associated With Harassment

Companies rebrand themselves and what they do all the time. Twitter has rebranded their site more times than we can count, and with it the default profile picture has now…

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Twitter to Clamp Down Further on “Abusive” Tweets

Microblog social networking website Twitter has announced that they will be taking additional measures to ensure that their users won’t have to deal with abusive tweets and accounts that are…

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Facebook Moderators Wanted Hateful Trump Post Removed

Inside sources have told that Wall Street Journal that the Facebook moderation team wanted to remove a post by presidential candidate Donald Trump. However, leadership at Facebook, including CEO Mark…

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German Minister Sets March Deadline For Action Against Online Hate Speech

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has once again called for social media platforms to take a stronger stance against hate speech and terrorist propaganda. While he admitted that companies like…

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London Police to Create Online Hate Crime Unit

The Metropolitan Police in London will be introducing a new unit to handle online hate crimes. The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) has published some details about this…

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IRS Delivers $3-$5 Billion Notice of Deficiency To Facebook

The Internal Revenue Service has delivered a Notice of Deficiency to Facebook for $3-5 billion as reported by Bloomberg. A Notice of Deficiency (or CP3219A Notice) is a document from…

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Hate Speech Laws Excuse for Russian Social Media Crackdown

The Associated Press (AP) reports an alarming rise in convictions under hate speech laws in Russia. Many commenters on social media are imprisoned for inciting hatred after criticizing Russian policy,…

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Twitter Plans to Ease Character Count Restrictions

Twitter is famous, or perhaps infamous, for its 140 character limit, which keeps messages on the platform brief. However, Twitter has announced some upcoming changes, which will be gradually rolled…

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Twitter Stock Drops, Revenue Below Expectations for Q1

Twitter shares dropped about 14% today following a Q1 report which showed lower revenue than expected for the company. Back in Q4 of 2015, the company had mixed news to…

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N4G and LFG, a Discussion on Perception

There has been much talk about censorship lately in the gaming world. We see numerous articles posted on the topic, with passionate opinions being shared, or in extreme cases pushed…