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WHO Stops Censoring the Word ‘Taiwan’ Following Internet Backlash

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently activated a filter on its Facebook page that blocked words like "Taiwan" and "China." After netizens criticized the...

Researcher Explains How Google Manipulated America’s Voters

Dr. Robert Epstein, a senior psychologist with the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, carried out an election monitoring project for the 2020...

How Teen Influencers Impact Social Media Marketing

Social media brought with it a new form of marketing — influencer marketing. An influencer is basically a person who has a large following...

Lure of TikTok to Global Young Raises Concerns

According to a report by the United States research firm Sensor Tower on April 29, social platform TikTok, known as the international version of...

Reddit CEO Says TikTok Is Parasitic

Steve Huffman, the co-founder and CEO of Reddit, had some harsh words for Chinese app TikTok during a recent conference of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs...

Ex-Google Ethicist Warns About the Looming Dangers of Tech

Tristan Harris, an ex-ethicist at Google and the co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, has warned that the entire digital space has become...

Social Media Vs Freedom of Speech

Once, freedom of speech and respect among people with different opinions existed in the Western world: Then, something changed and went terribly wrong. Where...

WeChat: A Tool of Authoritarian Control?

"This WeChat account has been suspected of spreading malicious rumors and has been temporarily blocked…" is the message BBC reporter Stephen McDonell received earlier...

Cynical Social Media Voices Can Erode Trust in News Media

Amid rising concerns about low public trust in mainstream media institutions, a Rutgers study found that real-life and online social interactions can strongly influence...

Social Media: What to Fear and How to Deal With It

Of the 3.43 billion Internet users globally, about 2.28 billion of them use social media in some capacity on a regular basis. While social...

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