Twitter Bans 376,000 Pro-Terrorist Accounts in Six Months

Twitter is cracking down on the use of its platform for pro-terrorist propaganda. The microblogging site, in the latter half of 2016, suspended more than 376,000 terrorism-linked accounts, up from the 235,000 accounts it banned in the first six months of 2016 and three times more than it banned in 2015, according to the company’s newly updated […]

Facebook Policy Update Bans Use of Data for Surveillance

Facebook has updated its privacy policy to prohibit developers from using the social network’s data for surveillance purposes. The updated policy, which covers both Facebook and Instagram, prevents developers from using “data obtained from us to provide tools that are used for surveillance.” “Our goal is to make our policy explicit,” Facebook wrote in a post. “Over […]

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