In 2020, the world saw the catastrophic effects of ignoring long-term risks such as pandemics, now an immediate risk according to the Global Risks Report 2021 released today.
Google and Facebook have been accused of striking a deal to limit competition in advertising, according to a news report.
WhatsApp is extending the date to accept its new terms and conditions to May 15 from the previous date of February 8.
Joe Biden has launched a new Twitter account @PresElectBiden, after it was revealed the incoming US leader will not retain all the followers on the official @POTUS account.
Social media platform Parler has been shut out of Amazon, Apple and Google over ‘threats of violence’, following the attacks on Capitol Hill after a Trump rally last week.
Twitter has permanently suspended President Trump from its platform, the company said Friday evening.
Facebook and Twitter have removed posts from President Donald Trump addressing his supporters who stormed the Capitol Building, followsing widespread condemnation of the platforms’ lack of action in the lead up to the violence in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
Spain and Ireland trust public authorities with their personal data the least in Europe, according to new research.
Issues around data management and privacy are the biggest concerns in 2019/20, according to the Data and Marketing Commission’s (DMC) latest Annual Report.
Would you go to prison for a company that you didn’t earn money from? Well, Peter Sunde did just that. As part of the Web Masters podcast series, the founder of Pirate Bay talks about his controversial past.
Nearly one in ten (87% ) of people accept privacy policies without reading them, which can take over 47 minutes to read fully and are full of jargon, according to new research.
Online adverts for fatty, sugary and salty food could be banned under new proposals set out by the UK government, but the plans have been criticised for going to far.
The much- hyped listing of Ant Group, a financial technology firm founded by Alibaba’s Jack Ma, has been suspended by the Chinese government citing “major issues”.
Despite trailing Donald Trump’s campaign website in Google search visibility for many months, in recent weeks Biden’s site joebiden.com has improved its organic search performance while donaldjtrump.com has nosedived according to new research.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Marriott International £18.4 million for breaches to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Two key issues – unsecured data and lack of appropriate security – are behind 65% of all GDPR fines issued against European organisations to date, totalling £482m in penalties, according to new research.
The UK government has been forced to apologise over a ‘crass’ advertising campaign which suggested a ballet dancer could “reboot” their career by moving into cyber security.
Trump’s social media posts about coronavirus have been flagged by both Facebook and Twitter for spreading ‘potentially harmful information’.
The majority of UK mobile users are unlikely to download the UKs contact track and tracing app, despite the government urging them to do so to help halt the spread of the Coronavirus, according to a survey.
The UK government has released a mobile phone app that people in England and Wales can use to establish whether they may have been exposed to coronavirus.