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Facebook takes down Chinese network behind fake Swiss biologist Covid claims
Meta says misinformation spread by fake Swiss biologist focused on US blaming pandemic on China

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

02, Dec, 2021 @2:09 PM

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‘I’m happy to lose £10m by quitting Facebook,’ says Lush boss
Losing 10m followers on sites such as Instagram is a price worth paying for co-founder of ethical beauty empire

Zoe Wood

26, Nov, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Madonna criticises Instagram for taking down nipple photo
Artist says it is ‘astounding’ that women can show any part of their body except nipples

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

26, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Lush quits Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat over safety concerns
Beauty retailer says it has had enough of social media after allegations of whistleblower Frances Haugen

Zoe Wood

23, Nov, 2021 @1:56 PM

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Meta delays encrypted messages on Facebook and Instagram to 2023
Move comes as child safety campaigners express concern plans could shield abusers from detection

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

21, Nov, 2021 @12:12 PM

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TechScape: will posting your pet pics online really save the planet?
A company claims it will plant one tree for every Instagram post of a beloved pet, but all is not as it seems.

Josh Taylor

17, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Facebook and Instagram gathering browsing data from under-18s, study says
Parent company Meta denies data being used to target young users with ads based on their browsing activity

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

16, Nov, 2021 @9:34 AM

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Blanked verse: the power of erasure poetry
Poets have been constructing new work by selectively redacting others’ texts for decades, but Instagram and our political moment have spotlit this startling technique

Carol Rumens

12, Nov, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Facebook bans ads targeting race, sexual orientation and religion
Platform says it is responding to feedback on preventing firms from abusing targeting options

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

10, Nov, 2021 @3:24 PM

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TechScape: what to expect from the online safety bill
Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: Facebook and Google will be targets for Ofcom if the government passes the proposed legislation

Dan Milmo

10, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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TikTok’s joy-miners created one of my favourite places on the internet
For me, the TikTok app never added up. It made more sense to go back to where I’d first started watching TikToks – other people’s Instagram stories

Rashna Farrukh

10, Nov, 2021 @12:43 AM

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Firms under fire for using UK influencers to push nicotine products
Companies accused of using social media influencers to entice young people to try nicotine products

Rob Davies and Georgina Quach

08, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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