Social Media

Abbas Curbs Social-Media Expression

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social-media and news websites — the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank — with a vaguely worded…

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House ‘Covfefe’ Bill Would Save Presidential Tweets

A Democratic congressman from Illinois has introduced a bill named for President Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet with the goal of ensuring presidential social media posts are archived. U.S. Rep.…

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Facebook to Pay $122 Million in Fines to the EU

Facebook will pay $122 million in fines to the European Union, over charges that it misled regulators during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The fine, announced Thursday, is one of…

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