Social media 5 reasons that prove social media manipulation is real

Social media, to some extent, provides users with a liberating, democratic platform. Individuals are free, within reason, to publish and …

Twitter Concerns over Twitter data used for advertising

On Tuesday, Twitter Inc said email addresses and phone numbers uploaded by users to meet its security requirements may have …

Privacy Privacy problems: tech giants fail to provide on political ads pledges

Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their services, …

Social media Antitrust investigation to open against Facebook

The U.S. Justice Department will open an antitrust investigation of Facebook Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on …

Privacy Saving face: Zuckerberg dines with U.S. senators following privacy concerns

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg dined with a half-dozen U.S. senators in Washington on Wednesday. It is as the company …

Social media Lotus, Vietnam’s new social network, set to take on Facebook

A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes U.S. tech giants …

Social media Facebook’s facial recognition setting causes a stir

Facebook, the social media company, is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt …

Threats Phishers stealing Instagram credentials by offering the verification badge

Security researchers have unearthed a new phishing scam that involves phishers obtaining login credentials of Instagram users by offering them …

News New online safety laws to introduce stiff fines for erring social media firms

The Home Office along with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has announced that the government will …

Cyber security What is technology’s role in society?

Filmed at #teissLondon2019, Mark Johnson, Founder & CEO, The Risk Management Group, outlines the ubiquity of technology, and why social …

Threats Nearly 30% of social media users are re-using same passwords across platforms

While there has been much coverage on traditional media platforms about the seriousness, or lack of, of social media sites …

Threats Less than half of Brits keep their social media activities private: Action Fraud

Only 44% of social media users in the UK keep their personal information restricted to friends and acquaintances on social …