Sri Lanka blocks social media networks to stop sectarian violence
Wednesday, 7 March 2018 () COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) will block social media networks such as Facebook Inc. Viber and Whatsapp across the country for three days to prevent the spread of communal violence, officials said on Wednesday.
A controversial feature on Facebook that split users' news feeds in two has been ditched by the company. The feature splits feeds into one with ads and original posts from friends, and another for content from publishers. Users had to click an 'Explore Feed' button to access unpromoted posts from...
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is likely to lift a ban on social media networks this week, a government minister said on Tuesday, almost a week after blocking... Reuters India - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •DNA
Twitter is down more than 5% after the Israeli government requested it remove content that suggests violence against the state. Israel said that Twitter is ignoring those requests. This comes as other.. Source: Wochit News -
Digitalization has changed tourism. Exploring new destinations, booking, planning what to do and even post-holiday reviews about our experiences – all of this takes place online. At ITB Berlin, the.. Source: Euronews English -
Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, reportedly lost over $800 million in market value this week after singer Rihanna ripped the social media app for an offensive ad which appeared on its platform... Source: Wochit News -
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Rihanna has spoken out against the Snapchat ad that made light of her 2009 domestic violence incident with former beau Chris Brown. The ad was for a smartphone game called.. Source: E Now -
Pop star Rihanna, one of the most-followed people on social media, posted to Instagram on Thursday to call out Snapchat. This is over an ad that asked users if they would rather "slap" her or "punch".. Source: Wochit Entertainment -
International superstar Rihanna urged fans to delete Snapchat after the social media app ran an ad making fun of domestic violence, specifically her 2009 assault at the hands of then boyfriend Chris.. Source: Wochit Entertainment -
Rihanna is outraged by an ad on Snapchat that downplayed abuse by referencing Chris Brown’s 2009 conviction for assaulting her while they were dating. The ad, which is for a game called “Would You.. Source: Wochit Entertainment -
Singer Rihanna is asking fans to delete social media app Snapchat after it ran an ad making fun of her 2009 beating by then boyfriend Chris Brown. Snapchat has since removed the ad and apologized for.. Source: Wochit News -