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Australia to probe foreign interference through social media platforms

Australia on Thursday established an investigation into potential foreign political interference through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WeChat.
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Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would press ahead with new taxes on U.S internet giants like Facebook and Google, putting him at odds with U.S. President Trump who has threatened..
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Corbyn: 'Universal credit is cruel' [Video]Corbyn: 'Universal credit is cruel'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has delivered a speech at Bangor University in Wales setting out his party's solution to the social care crisis while impersonating Boris Johnson. Report by Gyanen. Like us..

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Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid hit the phones [Video]Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid hit the phones

Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid have hit the phones to drum up support ahead of the General Election vote on Thursday. Mr Johnson seemed to have trouble connecting to anyone until Chancellor Sajid Javid..

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Boris Johnson gives rousing speech for 'final furlong' [Video]Boris Johnson gives rousing speech for 'final furlong'

Boris Johnson has given a rousing speech to Conservative Party activists in the 'final furlong' of the election campaign as he warns of the dangers of a Corbyn-led government ahead of Thursday's..

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Political leaders answer questions on Russian involvement in UK politics [Video]Political leaders answer questions on Russian involvement in UK politics

Political leaders answer questions on Russian involvement in UK politics after Reddit said documents leaked by Labour were posted its social media platform by an account linked to a campaign..

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Jo Swinson plays tennis and pulls pint on campaign trail [Video]Jo Swinson plays tennis and pulls pint on campaign trail

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has taken part in a tennis training session at Shinfield Tennis Club while on the election campaign trail. There she was questioned by a 16-year-old - and aspiring..

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The moment a cliff collapses in New Zealand [Video]The moment a cliff collapses in New Zealand

A dramatic collapse of a cliff was captured by a local resident in a New Zealand town that declared a 'state of emergency' following a river flooding on Saturday.

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Corbyn: PM has answers to give on Russian interference [Video]Corbyn: PM has answers to give on Russian interference

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says the prime minister has answers to give on reports of Russian interference into the UK's democratic process and 'Russian donations' to the Conservative Party. He..

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PM: Corbyn's documents on Russia prove nothing [Video]PM: Corbyn's documents on Russia prove nothing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says leaked documents presented by Jeremy Corbyn "did not prove" what Labour leader wanted them to. He adds he "knows of no evidence of any successful interference" by..

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I want Brexit for Christmas, Boris Johnson says [Video]I want Brexit for Christmas, Boris Johnson says

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would like Brexit for Christmas when asked by a man dressed as Santa on the election campaign trail. Mr Johnson had a kick-about with young football fans at the..

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Morgan: Difficult to say if Russia's interfered in elections [Video]Morgan: Difficult to say if Russia's interfered in elections

Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan says it's "difficult to say" if overseas countries, such as Russia, have attempted to interfere in the UK's democratic process. Leaked documents used by Labour leader..

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Corbyn addresses supporters ahead of BBC debate [Video]Corbyn addresses supporters ahead of BBC debate

Jeremy Corbyn speaks to supporters ahead of BBC debate. Report by Khanomh. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson arrives for BBC debate [Video]Boris Johnson arrives for BBC debate

Boris Johnson arrives at The Maidstone Studios ahead of the BBC's election debate in the final week of campaigning. Report by Khanomh. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Lord Heseltine addresses People's Vote rally [Video]Lord Heseltine addresses People's Vote rally

A rally calling for a new EU referendum has been held in London. Former Tory deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine is among those who addressed the 'Vote For a Final Say' event. Report by Khanomh. Like..

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Tony Blair: 'Six days to save our future' [Video]Tony Blair: 'Six days to save our future'

A rally calling for a new EU referendum has been held in London. Former prime ministers Tony Blair and Sir John Major are among those who addressed the 'Vote For a Final Say' event. Report by Khanomh...

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Jo Swinson speaks in Hampshire [Video]Jo Swinson speaks in Hampshire

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson speaks on her party's promise to deliver free childcare whilst at a day-care centre in Hampshire. She also responds to questions on why the Liberal Democrats haven't broken..

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Jo Swinson visits playgroup in Hampshire [Video]Jo Swinson visits playgroup in Hampshire

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson visits a playgroup in Chandler's Ford, Hampshire as she prepares to launch her party's childcare policy. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..

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Nicola Sturgeon on possible support for Labour [Video]Nicola Sturgeon on possible support for Labour

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon appears on This Morning with Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. She lists her conditions on what it would take for the SNP to support a possible Labour government after next..

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Corbyn unveils 'confidential report' on Brexit custom checks [Video]Corbyn unveils 'confidential report' on Brexit custom checks

Jeremy Corbyn unveils a document detailing customs arrangements for Northern Ireland post-Brexit. The Labour leader says the "confidential report" by the government "exposes the falsehoods that Boris..

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Jeremy Corbyn speaks at Birmingham rally [Video]Jeremy Corbyn speaks at Birmingham rally

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told an enthusiastic Birmingham crowd he approaches the last week of the election campaign with "enormous confidence". He describes his party's offerings as "realistic"..

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits factory workers [Video]Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits factory workers

Boris Johnson took selfies with workers at the John Smedley Mill Shop in Derbyshire whilst also trying his hand at sewing a 'Get Brexit Done' scarf. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..

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Jo Swinson says she won't 'apologise for being ambitious' [Video]Jo Swinson says she won't 'apologise for being ambitious'

Jo Swinson says she will not apologise for "being ambitious" or for "standing up for the position of stopping Brexit". Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow..

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Ukraine lawmaker met Giuliani in Ukraine [Video]Ukraine lawmaker met Giuliani in Ukraine

An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies...

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Jo Swinson gets in festive spirit with Christmas sing-along [Video]Jo Swinson gets in festive spirit with Christmas sing-along

Jo Swinson joined the residents of Manor Grange Care Home in Edinburgh for a Christmas sing-along on Thursday. The Lib Dem leader met and talked with residents and carers over a cup of tea as they..

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Jeremy Corbyn serves lunch to school pupils in Rugby [Video]Jeremy Corbyn serves lunch to school pupils in Rugby

Jeremy Corbyn visited his second school of the day on Thursday in the Warwickshire town of Rugby. On a day of campaigning across the Midlands the Labour leader served lunch to pupils at Bilton School...

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Nicola Sturgeon unveils the SNP's 2019 battle bus [Video]Nicola Sturgeon unveils the SNP's 2019 battle bus

Nicola Sturgeon unveils her party's big yellow battle bus emblazoned with 'Stop Brexit' lettering in South Queensferry beside the iconic Forth Crossings. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Facebook to launch new tool allowing transfer of photos, videos to Google Photos

The option for the free transfer of data will be rolled out from the first half of 2020. It will also make it easier for users to delete their accounts without fear of losing any photos or videos..
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Sena deepens suspense over Pankaja's plans

JP politician Pankaja Munde's defeat in the recent assembly polls shocked many, and now her Facebook page has left people confused about her continuity in the party.
IndiaTimes - Published

UK Conservatives ramp up Facebook election ads

Britain's governing Conservative Party has ramped up its campaigning efforts on social media platform Facebook with a surge of ads highlighting policy areas to younger voters.
Reuters - Published

Britain's electoral law not fit for purpose, says regulator

Laws governing the upcoming British election are not fit for purpose and steps by Facebook and Google to increase transparency around digital adverts are not a substitute for reform, the Electoral..
Reuters - Published

Day after Facebook post on future plans, Pankaja Munde removes BJP from Twitter bio

Her Twitter bio now says 'RT's r not endorsements.'
DNA - Published

Singapore tells Facebook to correct user's post in test of 'fake news' laws

Singapore instructed Facebook on Friday to publish a correction notice on a user's social media post under a new 'fake news' law, raising fresh questions about how the firm will adhere to government..
Reuters - Published

Government plans WhatsApp security systems audit

The government wants to conduct an audit and inspection of security systems and processes of Facebook-owned instant messenger WhatsApp over the Pegasus spyware controversy. This is the second major..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vietnam jails three more activists in crackdown on Facebook posts

Vietnam has jailed three more people for anti-government posts on social media platform Facebook deemed to defame the ruling Communist Party and the government, state media and police said on Thursday,..
Reuters - Published

Digvijaya asks govt to come clean on Pegasus, demands JPC

In a scathing attack, the veteran Congress leader said that the government had procured Pegasus as part of an organised plan and used it illegally. He alleged that home minister Amit Shah had a few..
IndiaTimes - Published

Blogger tests Singapore's fake news law by rebuffing correction order

A blogger said on Thursday he would not comply with a Singapore government order to correct a Facebook post in the first test of the city-state's new 'fake news' law.
Reuters - Published

Vietnam jails another Facebook user as dissent crackdown intensifies

A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Tuesday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that the Southeast Asian country's government said were..
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Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore political figure Brad Bowyer on Monday corrected a Facebook post questioning the independence of state investment firms following a government request, in the first use of the country's new..
Reuters - Published

Singapore issues first correction request under 'fake news' law

Singapore former opposition politician Brad Bowyer on Monday corrected a Facebook post questioning the independence of state investment funds following a government request, in the first use of a new..
Reuters - Published

Political developments in Maharashtra 'disgusting,' says DMK

DMK is a key constituent of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA). Party chief M K Stalin said even calling it a "murder of democracy" would be an understatement . "What can one call the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Snoop fears: Army asks staff to avoid WhatsApp and FB

The Indian armed forces, has asked officers holding “sensitive appointments” to delete their Facebook accounts. There have been several cases over the last couple of years where Pakistani women..
IndiaTimes - Published

Online espionage: Army personnel asked to avoid using WhatsApp

Army has directed its personnel to avoid the use of WhatsApp for official work, while also asking officers holding “sensitive appointments” to delete their Facebook accounts. This comes in view of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Google, FB are ‘surveillance giants’, says Amnesty


IndiaTimes - Published

Facebook partners with WCD ministry to boost digital literacy


IndiaTimes - Published

Vietnam jails music teacher for 11 years over 'anti-state' Facebook posts

A court in Vietnam jailed a music teacher for 11 years on Friday for a series of posts on Facebook that the government said were "anti-state".
Reuters - Published

Ayodhya verdict: UP Police forms cyber cell to monitor WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter

At least 50 WhatsApp groups and around 70 people have been identified for monitoring.
DNA - Published

Facebook says doctored UK election clip wouldn't break its ad rules

Facebook said on Thursday that a doctored video shared by Britain's governing Conservatives would not have broken its rules on political advertising if it had run as a paid-for ad, and suggested the..
Reuters - Published

WhatsApp snooping case: Government refutes allegations, says its committed to protecting rights of every citizen

The home ministry on Thursday refuted suggestions by the opposition parties alleging government’s role in snooping of WhatsApp accounts of Indian journalists and civil society members using Israeli..
IndiaTimes - Published

Home Ministry categorically denies rumours of the government being behind Pegasus spyware attack on WhatsApp

Earlier, the Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, claimed that Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using an Israeli spyware..
DNA - Published

Delhi high court agrees to hear Facebook's appeal against order to globally block access to video defaming Ramdev


IndiaTimes - Published

Russian operatives sacrifice followers to stay under cover on Facebook

Efforts by Russian influence campaigns to stay undetected on social media ahead of next year's U.S. elections are undermining their ability to gain followers and spread divisive political messages, a..
Reuters - Published

Remove globally all posts defamatory to Ramdev: Delhi high court

Delhi HC has ordered social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google to immediately remove “on a global basis” content allegedly defamatory to Yoga guru Baba Ramdev. The order came on a plea by..
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi HC directs Facebook, Google, Twitter to globally remove links to video disparaging Ramdev


IndiaTimes - Published

Dhanteras 2019: Messages, quotes to wish your loved ones on Facebook, WhatsApp

Here are some Facebook & Whatsapp Messages, SMS, Best Wishes, Status...
DNA - Published

SC to examine if state can seek access to citizens' social media accounts; transfers HC cases

The critical issue as to whether the state can seek access to citizens' social media accounts by forcing intermediaries like Facebook and WhatsApp would be examined by the Supreme Court, which on..
IndiaTimes - Published

India government, Facebook spar over decryption laws at top court

India's government asked Facebook Inc on Tuesday to help it decrypt private messages on its network, citing national security requirements in a court hearing on privacy rights on social media..
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Delhi HC notice to FB and WhatsApp on plea to bring cos under telecom licencing laws


IndiaTimes - Published

How far would you go to avoid paying excess baggage fee? This woman wore 2.5 kg

On October 2, Gel Rodriguez, in a Facebook post explained that in order to avoid paying the excess baggage fee, he wore 2.5 kilograms of additional clothing which he packed in his suitcase.
DNA - Published

Four killed in Bangladesh over Facebook post

At least four people were killed and about 50 injured on Sunday in clashes with police in Bangladesh over a Facebook post that offended Muslims, officials said.
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Facebook partners with ministry of tribal affairs to train women


IndiaTimes - Published

Martin Luther King's daughter tells Facebook disinformation helped kill civil rights leader

Disinformation campaigns helped lead to the assassination of Martin Luther King, the daughter of the U.S. civil rights champion said on Thursday after the head of Facebook said social media should not..
Reuters - Published

Defamatory posts against Gupta taken down, FB tells HC


IndiaTimes - Published

Kojagiri Lakshmi Puja 2019: Greetings, WhatsApp messages, Facebook posts

In the full-moon day, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped with much devotion across West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and some of the other states.
DNA - Published

Prime Minister Narendra Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram

PM Narendra Modi's followers on Instagram have crossed the 30-million mark. The PM is the most followed political leader on Instagram, ahead of Indonesian President Joko Widodo who has 25.6 million..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi should return as Congress president: Salman Khurshid

In a long Facebook post on Friday, Khurshid referred to the uproar over his remarks, saying, "I am amazed at being lectured by people who know little about personal faithfulness or political strategy...
IndiaTimes - Published

Robert Vadra visits Spain, offers prayers to Black Madonna

In a Facebook post, he said, "Spirituality knows no boundaries!I had heard about Santa Maria de Montserrat, one the most important pilgrimage sites in Spain. I decided to visit the holy site & I am..
IndiaTimes - Published

Privacy group says tech giants not delivering on political ads pledges

Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their platforms, a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

HC tells FB, Google to remove harassment posts against artist Subodh Gupta

The HC found that none of the alleged victims had identifed themselves nor taken any legal action against Gupta following the allegations in the wake of the Me Too movement last year. Justice Rajiv..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Facebook friends' dupe two women of Rs 5.7 lakh under pretext of Customs nod

Two women, in separate cases, were befriended on Facebook, one with the promise of marriage and other with opening a joint business
DNA - Published

Facebook tightens political ad rules in Singapore as election looms

Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had implemented new rules for political advertisements in Singapore ahead of an election in the city-state expected within months.
Reuters - Published

Tech companies back independent watchdog to tackle online extremism

A global working group set up by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft to remove extremist content will become an independent watchdog working "to respond quicker and work more collaboratively to..
Reuters - Published

Mumbai: When colourful traditions & festivities of Navratri goes social

Mumbaichi Navratri: The group to post pictures of idol, Aarti on FB, Instagram & Twitter
DNA - Published

‘Social media must follow Lok Sabha poll code’

The Election Commission has written to various social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Google, requesting them to follow the same voluntary code of ethics they had adhered to during the..
IndiaTimes - Published

London police and Facebook move to stop live streaming of terror attacks

London police and Facebook said on Tuesday they plan to share resources to stop the live streaming of terrorist attacks like that in Christchurch, New Zealand, earlier this year.
Reuters - Published

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