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    Youth held for spreading rumour over coronavirus

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 01:16am on March 18, 2020

    Police on Tuesday arrested a 35-year-old man at Bhanganhati under Sripur in Gazipur allegedly for spreading rumours and creating panic over the coronavirus infection in...

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    Social media curbs

    Waqas Younas | Updated at 12:00am on February 24, 2020

    MOST of you reading these lines are strangers to me. What impression would I leave if, on our first meeting, I asked you questions about...

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    Kehlani drops post-Valentine’s Day break-up track

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:27pm on February 19, 2020

    All’s fair in love and streaming: R&B singer Kehlani lit up social media over the weekend with a livid track detailing an apparent break-up with...

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    Journalists must keep up with change: speakers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:21am on January 30, 2020

    In the age of social media, citizens were not safe from the risks that affect journalists, and there was no alternative to developing awareness and...

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    Turkey probes social media posts over quake

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 09:53pm on January 27, 2020

    Turkish prosecutors are investigating dozens of people for ‘provocative’ social media messages about the deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey, reports said Monday. The death toll...

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    ‘No problem if fans call me Imrul Bro’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on December 27, 2019

    Experienced batsman Imrul Kayes on Friday took the trolls against him in social media lightly and said he did not have any complaint against any...

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    Twitter funds ‘Bluesky’ combatting disinformation

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 02:57pm on December 12, 2019

    Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is funding research aimed at changing the way information circulates on social media — with the goal of combating online violence,...

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    Social media surveillance grows: report

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:10am on November 06, 2019

    Governments around the world are increasingly using social media to manipulate elections and monitor their citizens, in a worrisome trend for democracy, a human rights...

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    Twitter to ban political ads worldwide

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:40pm on October 31, 2019

    Twitter said Wednesday it would stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social...

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    Guidelines set for judges on social media use

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:26pm on September 22, 2019

    The Supreme Court Special Committee for Judicial Reforms has laid out a set of guidelines for judicial officials about using social media. They have been...