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Vienna museums open OnlyFans account to display ‘explicit’ artworks

The city of Vienna is taking an offbeat approach to the censorship of art and has turned to using the adults-only online platform OnlyFans to put its most “explicit” artworks on full display. The tourism board for the Austrian capital is now presenting art from four of Vienna’s most revered museums on the adults-only platform […]

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Wedding photographer deletes all pictures in revenge after being denied food or break

A friend who filled in for a professional photographer at the wedding of a couple did not quite go well as the pictures did not quite see the light of day — literally and figuratively. The friend deleted all the photographs as revenge because he was not allowed to break to eat. Reddit user @Icy-Reserve6995 […]

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‘Just taking a little break from social media’: Britney Spears deletes Instagram

Britney Spears deleted her Instagram. The move comes just two days after she announced her engagement to her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari. A source shared that the “Overprotected” pop star, 39, is taking some time away from social media “in light of the successful path that she’s been on and continues to be on [following] […]

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Cuba tightens control on use of social media, sparking outrage

Cuba introduced tighter controls on the use of social media, including a ban on publications that might damage “the country’s prestige,” angering many citizens and international rights activists. Decree 35, published in the official gazette comes a month after the most widespread anti-government protests in the Communist-run country in decades, which spread in part due […]

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India: Twitter accounts of opposition leader Rahul Gandhi among thousands locked

Twitter has reportedly locked several accounts run by opposition party including that of Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The accounts were locked after they tweeted a photo of the parents of a nine-year-old, who was allegedly raped and murdered in the capital, Delhi. The Congress party accused Twitter of acting on orders from the ruling […]

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India instructs social media companies to remove any content that refers to “Indian variant” of Covid-19

The Indian government instructed social media companies to remove any content that refers to the “Indian variant” of Covid-19. The IT ministry said the World Health Organization (WHO) listed the variant as B.1.617 and any reference to “Indian” was false. Geographical terms have been used to describe a number of other variants, including the UK […]

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Florida’s legislature approves controversial bill to fine social media platforms for banning politicians

Both houses of Florida’s legislature approved a new controversial bill that would stop tech giants from de-platforming politicians. The legislation allows platforms to suspend accounts, but only for 14 days, and could fine the platforms as much as $250,000 per day for violating the law. NetChoice, a group that promotes free expression on the internet, […]

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India asks Twitter to remove posts critical of Modi government’s handling of Covid-19 crisis

Indian government asked social media giant Twitter to take down dozens of tweets, including some by legislators, that were critical of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, as cases of COVID-19 again hit a world record. Twitter has withheld some of the tweets after the legal request by the […]

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Body-editing apps advertised on social media platforms are triggering eating disorders

Body-editing apps advertised on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram are triggering young people with eating disorders, campaigners fear. Adverts show how the apps can be used to alter body parts, including making waists slimmer and adding muscles. Eating disorder charities have said technology firms should consider the impact on vulnerable people. Campaigners say […]

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Donald Trump may return to social media with his own platform

Former US President Donald Trump, suspended from Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites after the January 6 attack on the Capitol, plans to launch his own platform in two to three months, one of his senior advisers told Fox News on Sunday. Jason Miller, a spokesman for Trump’s 2020 campaign, told the network that […]

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Spending more than 2-hours a day on social media can cause DEPRESSION, Researchers Find

Daily use of sites like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter could have an impact on mental health. In fact, research from the US suggests a link between the time spent on social networks and increased risk of depression. This isn’t the first time that scientists have investigated time spent on social media and depression, especially […]

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Trump signs executive order targeting social media companies

United States President Donald Trump has escalated his war on social media companies, signing an executive order on Thursday challenging the liability protections in US law that serve as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet. The move followed Twitter’s decision to apply fact checks to two of his tweets about voting. Trump said […]