Black YouTubers ask why they’re left out of YouTube Kids
About a year ago, Zerius Zontay discovered that his family’s work was no longer appearing on YouTube Kids. He and his wife, Symphony, regularly post short clips on the giant video-sharing site, featuring their three sons, who play with toys, sing songs and joke around.
Germany seizes server hosting pilfered US police files
At the behest of the US government, German authorities have seized a computer server that hosted a huge cache of files from scores of US federal, state and local law enforcement agencies obtained in a Houston data breach last month.
Germany insists self-regulation not enough for Facebook
Germany is determined to expand its attempts to regulate online hate speech even as Facebook promises to do more to clean up its site after a global advertiser boycott, with politicians saying the issue is too important to leave to self-regulation.
TikTok’s Hong Kong exit a ‘win-win’ business move
Viral video platform TikTok’s withdrawal from Hong Kong is a savvy commercial move that sidesteps thorny privacy issues but it will not shield the app completely from accusations of collusion with China, experts say.
Nile dam dispute spills onto social media
As Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan struggle to resolve a long-running dispute over Addis Ababa’s mega-dam project on the Nile, some of their citizens are sparring online over their rights to the mighty waterway.
Nokia C2 in Malaysia! | ICYMI #369
Nokia has launched a budget friendly smartphone in Malaysia and you can get it for less than RM300. In other news, if you are looking for a new TWS earphones, Vivo is about to bring their TWS Neo to t...
Five takeaways from Facebook’s civil rights audit
A two-year audit of Facebook’s civil rights record found that the company’s elevation of free expression – especially by politicians – above other values has hurt its progress on other matters like discrimination, elections interference and protecting vulnerable users.
How the US seeks to protect children’s privacy online
TikTok is under investigation for allegedly violating a settlement reached with US authorities last year that resolved charges the popular app broke rules governing how children’s personal information is treated online.