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    University student suspended over Facebook status on quota reform

    United News of Bangladesh . Chittagong | Updated at 01:52am on July 16, 2018

    A student of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University has been suspended over a Facebook post in favour of the quota reform....

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    Social media-fuelled lynchings shock India

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:56am on July 14, 2018

    The smartphone footage shows the two blood-soaked men pleading for their lives. Moments later they were dead, two more victims of lynchings sparked by rumours...

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    Traffickers tap into India’s digital boom to lure girls

    Reuters. Mumbai | Updated at 02:40am on July 14, 2018

    Tanu had marvelled at her first smartphone when her Indian migrant worker husband gave it to her last November so the couple could stay connected....

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    How a Macedonian town became a 'fake news' epicentre

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:41pm on July 12, 2018

    Jovan got a pair of Nike sneakers and went on holiday to Greece, his reward for having helped turn the small Macedonian town of Veles...

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    Facebook blacklists Myanmar hardline Buddhist group

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:54am on June 08, 2018

    Facebook has blacklisted a group of Myanmar Buddhist hardliners including monks notorious for bilious hate speech against Rohingya Muslims, the company said Thursday, as it...

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    Facebook and free speech

    Faiza Patel and Rachel Levinson-Waldman | Updated at 12:05am on May 27, 2018

    IN THE weeks since Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress, Facebook has made two important policy announcements....

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    Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:20am on May 26, 2018

    Twitter on Thursday announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook said it began implementing a policy requiring labelling and...

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    Municipality councillor held for FB comment on PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Faridpur | Updated at 12:34am on May 24, 2018

    Police on Wednesday arrested a councillor of Boalmari municipality for posting derogatory comment about prime minister Sheikh Hasina and the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur...

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    NBR moves to realise VAT on ad bills paid to FB, Google, others

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:14pm on April 28, 2018

    National Board of Revenue has initiated a move to realise value-added tax on advertisement bills paid by local companies to the global technology giant such...

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    Facebook codifies its censorship regime

    by Andre Damon | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2018

    FACEBOOK, the world’s largest social media company, spelt out for the first time the criteria it uses to censor speech on its platform, purely at...