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Fake news punishable by law

Social media users should be wary of the kind of information they share on their platforms, as it could land…

Google cancels all-staff diversity meeting

Google has cancelled an all-staff meeting to discuss a controversial memo about diversity written by former engineer James Damore.

WeChat, Weibo and Baidu under investigation

China's largest social media platforms - Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba - are under investigation for alleged violations of cyber…

Facebook introduces new video service

Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks.

Password guru regrets past advice

The author of an influential guide to computer passwords says he now regrets several of the tips he gave.

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FBI sting 'unmasks' US cyber-extortionist targeting girls

The FBI has charged an American man officers believe to be behind an online extortion campaign to make young girls…

Customers 'furious' with TNT after cyber-attack meltdown

When Leah Charpentier ordered a vintage coffee table, on 8 June - a birthday present for her brother - she…

Google fires diversity memo author

A Google employee who wrote a controversial memo about workplace diversity has been fired, the BBC can confirm.

Emojis help software spot emotion and sarcasm

Emoji icons have helped scientists train computers to understand sarcasm.

Facebook Takes Another Stab at Neutralizing Fake News

Stung by charges that it allowed fake news stories to proliferate during the 2016 election cycle, Facebook on Thursday began…