Facebook and Instagram plan to remove content containing vaccine misinformation

indica News Bureau –   As part of their effort to reduce the spread of dangerous anti-vaccination propaganda, Facebook and its photo-messaging app Instagram will no longer allow advertisements that include misinformation about vaccines. The company has decided to take action against user accounts which promote vaccine misinformation that have been publicly identified by the World […]

Parliamentary panel hints at action against Twitter

IANS-   Hours after Twitter declined to appear before a parliamentary committee on information technology on Monday citing short notice, the committee headed by Anurag Thakur has hinted that it will initiate a breach of privilege action against it and its brass. “Of course it can be an issue of breach of parliamentary privilege. They […]

Indian Googlers join demand to protect human rights in China

Ritu Jha –   Several Indian American Google employees have openly joined Amnesty International in calling on Google to cancel project Dragonfly. The original letter, put together by Amnesty International along with 14 other human rights organizations this August and addressed to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, described concerns about reports that Google is developing a […]