Tag Archives: social media

05Mar/17

Muslim woman in southern India ‘divorced’ over WhatsApp

A Muslim woman in India’s southern Hyderabad city claims she was divorced by her husband, who lives in the United States, over WhatsApp.

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06Feb/17

German court hears Syrian’s ‘selfie with Merkel’ case against Facebook

A German court holds its first hearing in the case of a Syrian refugee who is suing Facebook after the social networking site declined to remove posts linking him to crimes and militant attacks.

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06Feb/17

Mobile ads power Facebook’s growth

The social networking company’s profit more than doubled on surprisingly fast growth of its mobile ad business. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

16Jan/17

President-elect Trump meets Martin Luther King III

King III says “in the heat of emotion a lot of things get said,” as he gets questioned by journalists about Trump’s tweets attacking Lewis.

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10Jan/17

Snapchat picks London despite Brexit

Messaging app Snapchat says it will make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence in Britain’s tech standing as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

26Dec/16

Floral tributes to George Michael at the home where he died

Flowers are left outside the home where singer George Michael died. Music industry stars, including Michael’s Wham! partner Andrew Ridgeley, take to social media to pay tribute.

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15Nov/16

Twitter, Google, Facebook change policies

Twitter, Google, Facebook are changing their policies to prevent bullying and improve accuracy. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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07Nov/16

German prosecutors investigate Facebook over hate posts

German prosecutors are investigating Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives following a complaint alleging the company broke national laws against hate speech and sedition by failing to remove racist posts.
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03Nov/16

Facbook loses $20b in value

Facebook shares dive a day after the social media giant warns revenue growth would slow this quarter. Bobbi Rebell reports. Continue reading

02Sep/16

Mark Zuckerberg meets tech developers in first visit to Nigeria

Facebook founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg meets with developers and local businesses in Nigeria.

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