Senate panel moves to compel 3 social media CEOs to testify Donald Trump Facebook lawmakers companies companies- Tempemail

A Senate panel voted Thursday to compel testimony from the CEOs of Facebook Google and Twitter as lawmakers opened a new front in the battle over hate speech, misinformation and perceived political bias on social media a month before the presidential election. The Senate Commerce Committee authorized subpoenas for Facebook Continue Reading

Twitter bots have limited success spreading anti-vaccination messages | Twitter

Twitter users rarely see or retweet anti-vaccination content generated by bots, a study of millions of tweets found, suggesting the role of bots in spreading vaccine misinformation is limited. The study was led by the University of Sydney’s associate professor Adam Dunn, who said despite growing concern about the influence Continue Reading

Charities praise Chrissy Teigen for her ‘courage’ at speaking out about pregnancy loss- Tempemail

Several organisations have spoken out in support of Chrissy Teigen following the model’s pregnancy loss, saying that it “takes a lot of courage” for her to be “so open” about her experience. On Thursday 1 October, Teigen shared a post on social media revealing that she and singer John Legend Continue Reading

Hades review: a sexy, scintillating sojourn in the Greek underworld | Games

Powered by chugging guitars, frenetic fighting and luscious, flamboyant depictions of figures from Greek mythology, this excellent action game from the arthouse studio Supergiant has been many years in the making. We play as Zagreus, wayward son of the underworld, trying to escape his father’s gloomy domain and see the Continue Reading

American cyclist suspended by team after pro-Trump comments cyclist Support Social Media team team- Tempemail

American cyclist Quinn Simmons was suspended by the Trek-Segafredo team on Thursday after posting antagonistic comments on social media in support of President Donald Trump. The 2019 junior road race world champion replied to a journalist from the Netherlands who had criticized Trump on Twitter. “Regrettably, team rider Quinn Simmons Continue Reading

FNB Introduces QR Code Payments to all Speedpoint Devices – Tempemail

Sourced from Htxt.Africa FNB has revealed that shoppers across South Africa will now be able to make QR code payments at all standalone sale terminals. The bank says that this forms part of the ongoing expansion of its payments ecosystem and integrated App-based QR code, aimed at accelerating the adoption Continue Reading