China fines tech giant Alibaba for monopolising

In a monumental case this month, the Chinese multinational tech giant Alibaba has been fined a historic $2.8 million United States Dollars (roughly 18.2 billion Chinese Yuan) by the Chinese government. The tech giant has been penalized by the Chinese government for monopolizing and abusing its market dominance. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is part of… Continue reading China fines tech giant Alibaba for monopolising

ByteDance New York Stock Exchange listing revealed as false

News that the Chinese multinational internet technology company ByteDance was to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) caused a media frenzy last week. These claims have now however been debunked by a reputable source who told Reuters media company after a request for comment. As a result ByteDance is making global news… Continue reading ByteDance New York Stock Exchange listing revealed as false

Instagram trends to watch in 2021

As Instagram’s popularity continues to grow we take a look at the growing trends of the platform and what is set to be 2021’s predominant user features. Instagram first launched in October 2010. Back then, the simple photo sharing website was run by a small team of software engineers experimenting with code in San Francisco,… Continue reading Instagram trends to watch in 2021

You are no longer allowed to ‘deny or distort’ the Holocaust on Facebook

Facebook announced today that it will ban content that “denies or distorts the Holocaust.” In a blog post titled “Removing Holocaust Denial,” VP of Content Policy Monika Bickert explains the company’s decision to bar such content, though she does not say what constitutes a “distortion” of the Holocaust. After reminding us that Facebook has recently banned… Continue reading You are no longer allowed to ‘deny or distort’ the Holocaust on Facebook

QAnon banned from Facebook across all its platforms

In a bold move, the online tech giant Facebook has banned the controversial conspiracy theorist group QAnon. The ruling comes in one of Facebook’s broadest rules to be put in place yet, and a dramatic escalation in the scale of controls previously in place. The announcement came on August 19th, 2020 via a post on… Continue reading QAnon banned from Facebook across all its platforms