social media

Uganda reviewing social media taxes after outcry

Michael O'Hagan

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda told parliament that President Yoweri Museveni had "encouraged further discussion" on the fiercely-contested levy


Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account — German court

Judges at the Federal Constitutional Court found that the daughter's Facebook was part of her legacy and should be passed on to the mother


Social networks help combat racial bias

Cyril Julien

Incidents of racism in the US are hardly news, but smartphones and social networks are catapulting such seemingly fleeting moments into the spotlight


Britain to fine Facebook over data breach

AFP

​Britain's data regulator says it will fine Facebook half a million pounds for failing to protect users' data


WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news after India murders

AFP

The Facebook-owned messaging service has been under immense pressure to curb the spread of misinformation in India