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Twitter reports highest-ever yearly growth in daily users

Twitter American microblogging reports its highest-ever yearly growth in daily users to lockdowns and increased conversations around coronavirus pandemic. Twitter on Thursday reported its highest-ever...

Erdogan party moves to tighten grip on social media giants

Erdogan ruling party draft legislation would make social media giants with more than 1 million users in Turkey more accountable to government. The Turkish president's...

Democratic presidential candidate faces party pressure as running mate search continues

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to choose a candidate for vice president from a shortlist of women by early August. Biden is facing...

White House advertising campaign urges unemployed to ‘find something new’

White House-backed advertising campaign urges unemployed to 'find something new' aims to encourage unemployed, companion website provides links to training. 'Find Something New' campaign has...

Facebook considers political-ad blackout ahead of US election

Facebook considering a political-ad blackout on its social network in days leading up US election in November, according to a report Friday from Bloomberg. The...

Instagram apologises to Bella Hadid for removing post

Instagram has apologised to Palestinian-Dutch supermodel Bella Hadid after she criticised the social media platform for removing a post she shared. The 23-year-old earlier this...

Civil rights audit blasts Facebook’s handsoff policy on Trump posts

Civil rights audit commissioned comes as some 900 advertisers boycott the social media site.Auditor considers Facebook decision as terrible precedent Facebook Inc's decisions to allow...

Saudi Arabia passport is most improved of decade

Saudi Arabia passport is fastest-growing passports of 2019 according to the data of the Q2 Index Passport Henley for the second quarter. With the UAE...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

Polish president angry to foreign media says took LGBT comments “out...

Polish President Andrzej Duda asked international media to “stop distributing fake news” after extensive coverage of his LGBT comments in campaign speech. Polish President Andrzej...

Abu Dhabi Health department launches Home Isolation Programme on WhatsApp

Abu Dhabi department of Health in collaboration with Public Health Center launched COVID Home Isolation Program on its verified WhatsApp business channel. The new service,...

Poland rescheduled presidential election on June 28

Poland has rescheduled presidential election on June 28 that was cancelled last month amid the coronavirus pandemic,setting the stage for a short campaign. Poland picked...

Dubai real estate agencies decide to launch own listings portals

Dubai real estate agencies revived plans to launch their own jointly-owned property listings portals and apps and take on the dominance of Bayut Finder. Plans...

Poland plans to propose mail-only presidential election, sources say

Poland coalition plans to propose legislation to allow both postal and in-person voting in a presidential election postponed from last Sunday,sources said. Planning for the...

Volunteer in Turkey uses 3D printers to produce PPE

Volunteer collective using a network of 3D printers to produce much-needed protective equipment during COVID-19 crisis in Turkey. Various sounds of whirring and beeping lead...

WhatsApp tightens its message forwarding limits

WhatsApp has tightened its message forwarding limits by restricting users to sharing forwarded content one chat at a time. WhatsApp has tightened its message forwarding...