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Twitter briefly restricts Trump campaign account, Republicans decry company's actions

16 Oct 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign's Twitter account was briefly restricted on Thursday, causing an outcry from Republican lawmakers who accused social media companies of acting like "speech police" and vowing to hold Twitter responsible. | Video

YouTube cracks down on QAnon, banning conspiracy content targeting individuals

15 Oct 2020

YouTube, the video service of Google parent Alphabet Inc, said on Thursday it was banning content that targets an individual or a group using conspiracy theories such as QAnon or pizzagate that have "been used to justify real-world violence." | Video

YouTube bans coronavirus vaccine misinformation

14 Oct 2020

Alphabet Inc's YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos from YouTube containing misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, expanding its current rules against falsehoods and conspiracy theories about the pandemic.

YouTube bans coronavirus vaccine misinformation

14 Oct 2020

Oct 14 Alphabet Inc's YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos from YouTube that promote misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, expanding its current rules against falsehoods and conspiracy theories about the pandemic.

Facebook will ban ads discouraging people from getting vaccines

13 Oct 2020

Facebook Inc will start banning ads that explicitly discourage people from getting vaccinated, the world's largest social media company said on Tuesday, as it also announced a new flu vaccine information campaign.

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan donate $100 million more to U.S. election infrastructure

13 Oct 2020

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said on Tuesday that they will donate an additional $100 million to support election officials and fund infrastructure for the U.S. election in November.

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan donate $100 million more to U.S. election infrastructure

13 Oct 2020

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said on Tuesday that they will donate an additional $100 million to support election officials and fund infrastructure for the U.S. election in November.

Facebook will ban ads discouraging people from getting vaccines

13 Oct 2020

Oct 13 Facebook Inc will start banning ads that discourage people from getting vaccinated, the social media company said on Tuesday, as it also announced a new flu vaccine information campaign.

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