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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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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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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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Snapchat outage leaves users unable to send or receive messages
Difficulty accessing app comes at bad time for platform in fight against TikTok

Ben Quinn

13, Oct, 2021 @3:43 PM

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Websites hosting porn in UK told to enforce age checks or face fines
Ofcom threatens severe financial penalties for sites such as OnlyFans and video apps including TikTok

Jamie Grierson and Dan Milmo

05, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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What makes me thankful? I grew up in a world before Instagram | Arwa Mahdawi
Facebook may have shelved its plans for an ‘Instagram for Kids’, but the photo-sharing app will continue to prompt complaints that it causes anxiety, depression and body image issues in teenage girls, writes the Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

28, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Facebook announces launch of Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses
Wayfarer-style specs feature pair of cameras for photos and videos, as well as a microphone and speaker

Alex Hern UK technology editor

09, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Facebook to suspend Trump’s account for two years
Decision follows oversight board recommendation over ex-president’s post on Capitol attack

Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco

04, Jun, 2021 @5:57 PM

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How past tech floats fared, and upcoming IPOs in London
Even Facebook and Google had their troubles when they first went public, so Deliveroo’s bad experience is far from unique

Julia Kollewe

03, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Snapchat Spotlight: feature gives rival TikTok a run for its money
Since Spotlight’s launch, the app has been giving ordinary users a share of $1m daily for popular content

Alex Hern

09, Feb, 2021 @5:55 PM

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Opinion divided over Trump's ban from social media
Actions spark debate on free speech and whether chief executives of tech firms are fit to act as judge and jury

Alex Hern

11, Jan, 2021 @6:17 PM

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Snapchat to give users share of $1m a day for most entertaining clips
Messaging app to pay users for most viral ‘snaps’ as it seeks to head off exodus to TikTok

Alex Hern

23, Nov, 2020 @2:34 PM

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