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Russia says Navalny social media accounts should be blocked

Russia, Moscow: The Russian internet watchdog said Wednesday social media accounts linked to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny should be blocked, as Moscow turns...

Subway horrors after floods in central China

Kolkata, India: A manicured hand touches the train carriage window as a brown swirl of floodwater squeezes up against the tunnel outside -- one...

Social media regulation threatens rights, UN warns

Geneva, Switzerland: The United Nations on Wednesday warned that public and private actors are intervening against online content in ways that curtail rights and...

Consumer group lodges EU complaint against WhatsApp

Kolkata, India: The European Consumer Organization filed a protest with the European Commission on Monday, objecting to Facebook's proposal to change the terms of...

Chinese LGBTQ rights groups blocked on social media

Beijing, China: Multiple social media accounts belonging to major university LGBTQ rights groups in China have been blocked from the popular WeChat app, prompting...

TikTok back in Pakistan after court revokes ban

Lahore, Pakistan: A provincial court in Pakistan lifted the suspension of TikTok on Saturday, but ordered the popular social media app to address accusations...

TikTok bumps up video length to 3 minutes

San Francesco, United States: TikTok on Thursday began letting users post videos up to three minutes in length, tripling the prior cap to stay...

Social media fries our brains while Climate Change fires the world

Written by: Eric Roston Amid emergency heat, flooding, and famine, it’s even more critical that people recognize and agree at least on the big picture....

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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