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Prince Harry warned Twitter boss about political unrest in the US ahead of Capitol riot

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex said he warned Twitter boss Jack Dorsey about political unrest in the United States a few days ahead of the January 6 Capitol riots. “I warned him his platform was allowing a coup to be staged,” Prince Harry said at the RE:WIRED tech forum in the US. “That email […]

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Facebook sites and apps ‘harm children, stokes division and weakens democracy’: Ex-employee

A former Facebook employee told US lawmakers that the company’s sites and apps “harm children, stoke division and weaken democracy”. Frances Haugen, a 37-year-old former product manager turned whistleblower criticised the company at a hearing on Capitol Hill. Facebook has faced growing scrutiny and increasing calls for its regulation. Founder Mark Zuckerberg hit back, saying […]

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Republicans block 9/11 style bipartisan commission to investigate the Capitol Hill riot

Republicans in the US Senate blocked a bill to establish a bipartisan commission to investigate the Capitol Hill riot. The measure passed the US House of Representatives last week. Members of ex-President Donald Trump’s party said the riot is already being investigated by congressional panels. Democrats argued that forming a commission, similar to the one […]