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Trump asks court to reject social media gagging case
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All been a terrible misunderstanding

The Trump administration has filed a motion asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit against the president’s executive order targeting social media companies, calling it a “profound misunderstanding”.

US adults who get their news from social media are a bit thick
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You probably were not expecting this

According to a report from Pew Research, US adults who get their news mainly from social media platforms tend to follow the news less carefully and are less informed on vital subjects.

Trump has cunning plan to regulate social media
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 FCC to change the law

US President Donald Trump is going to make sure that censoring him on social media will open a door to massive civil law suits.

British are stupid because social media is not regulated
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MPs warn about rubbish COVID-19 advice

Misleading and harmful online content about COVID-19 has spread "virulently" because the UK still lacks a law to regulate social media, an influential group of MPs has said.

Linus Torvalds mutters about social media
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Thursday, 04 April 2019 13:10

Linus Torvalds mutters about social media


Encourages bad behaviour – so now you know

Inventor of Linux and IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has revealed his dislike of Social networking.

UK government threatens to shut down social media
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Unless they remove harmful content

The UK conservative party, which brought you Brexit and austerity, has decided it will shut down social media sites on health grounds if they do not do what they are told.

Americans unhappy with social media
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Friday, 23 November 2018 12:00

Americans unhappy with social media


Want to see regulation

A new poll suggests that the US is getting tired of social media companies and want to see the whole lot regulated.

US military to monitor social media
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018 12:59

US military to monitor social media


Ordered to crush anti-Trump protests

The United States government is accelerating efforts to to pre-empt major anti-government protests in the US.

Internet and social media has plateaued
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Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:13

Internet and social media has plateaued


At least in the US

Internet, social media use and device ownership in the US have plateaued after years of growth, according to beancounters at Pew.

Obama warns against social media
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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:01

Obama warns against social media


Interviewed by a British "royal", he spills the beans

The ex president of the United States of America has hit out at what he described this morning as the "irresponsible" use of social media.