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European Union want monthly audits from Facebook, Google and Twitter on coronavirus misinformation

The European Union wants social media platforms to submit monthly reports on how they’re handling misinformation around the coronavirus pandemic. The new guidelines were unveiled by the European Commission on Wednesday and apply to companies including Facebook, Google and Twitter that have signed up to an existing EU code of conduct on disinformation. World health […]

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419 Million Facebook Users’ Phone Numbers Exposed in a Major Privacy Lapse

Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant. An exposed server stored 419 million records on users across several databases — including 133 million US accounts, more than 50 million in Vietnam, and 18 million in Britain, according to technology […]