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    Govt forms cell to check rumours in social media

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on October 10, 2018

    Government has formed a nine-member monitoring cell to detect rumours in social media including Facebook. The cell, comprising of officials of the Press Information Department,...

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    FB, Twitter must comply with EU consumer rules or face sanctions

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2018

    Facebook and Twitter face sanctions unless they comply with European consumer rules by the end of the year, the EU said as its regulators continue...

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    Govt to set up monitoring cell to identify rumours: Tarana

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    State minister for information Tarana Halim on Wednesday said that the government had taken an initiative to set up a monitoring cell ahead of the...

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    DMP identifies 150 social media profiles for ‘instigating’ students

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 04:21pm on August 13, 2018

    The Dhaka Metropolitan Police has launched stringent legal procedure against 150 profiles for their alleged involvement in social media, especially Facebook to...

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    Audio clip of talks between Khosru and unknown boy goes viral

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:03am on August 05, 2018

    A reported audio clip of telephonic conversation between BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury and an unknown boy over intensifying the ongoing student...

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    28 social media accounts, news portals sued +

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on August 05, 2018

    Cyber unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police has prosecuted 28 social media and online news outlets under controversial Section 57 of Information and Communication Technology Act...

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    Traffickers now using social media to allure girls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on July 31, 2018

    Experts on Monday stressed the need for vigilance at family, school and social levels for prevention of human trafficking in general, girl trafficking in particular,...

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    UK MPs call for social media regulation

    BBC | Updated at 08:58am on July 28, 2018

    The UK faces a ‘democratic crisis’ due to the spread of ‘pernicious views’ and the manipulation of personal data, a parliamentary committee is set to...

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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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    India’s social media monitoring plan worries SC

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:10am on July 14, 2018

    A government plan to monitor social media could turn India into a ‘surveillance state’, the Supreme Court was cited as saying on Friday as it...