‘Something drastic’: Stuart Broad would back social media boycott over abuse | Cricket- Tempemail

Stuart Broad believes the England cricket team would be willing to “make a stand” against online abuse by joining football’s wave of social media boycotts. Scottish champions Rangers as well as Championship clubs Swansea and Birmingham are currently on a week-long break as a result of racist abuse, former Arsenal Continue Reading

Another huge data breach, another stony silence from Facebook | Facebook

Half a billion Facebook users’ accounts stolen. Personal information compromised. Telephone numbers and birth dates drifting across the internet being used for God knows what. And for four days, from Facebook’s corporate headquarters, nothing but silence. If this sounds familiar, it’s because it is. This week saw reports of a Continue Reading

Making sense of conspiracy theorists as the world gets more bizarre | Society- Tempemail

In 1999 I sat in a Vancouver café with a group of anti-capitalist activists. They’d just returned from protesting the WTO in Seattle to find a new, far stranger foe in town – David Icke. He was there to lecture about how the ruling elite are actually child-sacrificing, blood-drinking paedophile Continue Reading

Facebook ‘still too slow to act on groups profiting from Covid conspiracy theories’ | Facebook

Covid conspiracy theorists are seeking to profit from the millions of followers they have built up on Instagram during the pandemic by marketing health supplements, wellness courses and juicers to them. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has identified more than 100 Covid conspiracy accounts promoting products to an audience of Continue Reading