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WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash

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WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The...
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Europe’s populists fearful of social media restrictions

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Europe’s populist leaders are outraged by the decision of U.S. social-media giants to block U.S. President Donald Trump from posting on their sites. They fear...
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Nextdoor scrambles to address QAnon after Capitol attack

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For months, Nextdoor moderators have struggled with the challenge of addressing QAnon content on its neighborhood sites — but after last week’s deadly attack on...
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Port Harcourt Disco denies sacking of workers in four states

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File Photo The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has denied the rumour that it sacked some workers from its offices in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa,...
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On Congo’s muddy trails, lessons for a global coronavirus vaccine rollout

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When Ebola hit the city of Mbandaka in northwest Congo in 2018, health officials had to act fast – the city was connected via regular...

US election: Facebook shuts down huge ‘Stop the Steal’ group

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As of Thursday morning, a huge Facebook group called “Stop the Steal” was organizing rallies and fundraising to challenge election results across the US. The...

WHO: Coronavirus deaths increase in Africa

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa says there are over 43,000 COVID-19 deaths on the African continent. The UN health agency gave...

Instagram strips ‘recent’ tab from hashtag pages ahead of US election

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With only four days until the US presidential election, Instagram is cracking down on hashtags. The company announced yesterday that it would temporarily get rid...

Lagos government website not hacked – official

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The Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hakeem Fahm, on Saturday, debunked the news that the state government´s website had been hacked. Fahm said...