Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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Some attempts by kids to visit porn, online gambling sites last year, says cybersecurity provider

The bulk of their time is spent watching videos and listening to music, Kaspersky reveals.

Hundreds of sexual assault cases among children due to online exploitation, say police

Panel on child online protection hears of jump in number of sexual assault cases, both physical and non-physical.

Doctors launch foray on TikTok in mission against fake news

Juggling their clinic duties with the additional role of being content creators is hard, but they are determined to do what they can to battle misinformation online.

Facebook fails in bid to derail US$15 billion privacy suit

The suit accuses Facebook of wrongly tracking users away from the social network, then making money from the data by selling it to marketers for targeting ads.

Trump to launch own social media platform?

Donald Trump's provocative use of social media was a defining feature of his presidency, as he drew 88 million followers to Twitter.

Is divorce inevitable now that social media rules?

When cupid flies out the door, should modern women follow or stay and try to patch things up?

Najib taunts authorities after breaching Covid-19 SOPs

The former prime minister admits to his 'unintentional mistake' of visiting a restaurant in KL without scanning the MySejahtera app, saying he is ready to pay the RM1,500 compound within seven days in order to be given the discount.

Laughing Spaniard, other forms of digital humour greet news of PKR-Umno talks

Digital humour looks here to stay, and may feature in the run-up to the next general election.

Instagram to ban adults from messaging teens who don’t follow them

New teenage users who sign up to Instagram will also now be encouraged to make their profile private.

Afghan officials reverse ban on girls singing after social media backlash

The announcement followed a furious backlash from social media users using the hashtag '#IAmMySong' to raise awareness.

No pain, no gain? The dangers behind picture-perfect posts

Experts warn against going to extremes to look good on social media, to the point of endangering mental and physical health.

Russia sues social media giants for not deleting calls for youth protests

The cases were opened after nationwide protests over last month’s jailing of Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin.

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