Revealed: Tory MPs and commentators who joined banned app Parler | Conservatives- Tempemail

At least 14 Conservative MPs, including several ministers, cabinet minister Michael Gove and a number of prominent Tory commentators joined Parler, the social media platform favoured by the far right that was forced offline last week for hosting threats of violence and racist slurs. Parler was taken offline after Amazon Continue Reading

Now that Trump has been banned, logic says social media must go further- Tempemail

H ere is a strange phenomenon. Two companies take decisions that cause their share prices to plummet, wiping billions off their respective values – and their employees cheer. Sounds weird, but that’s what happened when Twitter and Facebook barred Donald Trump after the Capitol invasion. Twitter’s stock immediately fell 4.5 Continue Reading

Now that he’s been banned we can say it: Donald Trump was a genius at Twitter | Donald Trump- Tempemail

On 8 January, Twitter indefinitely suspended the account of one Donald J Trump, president of the United States. Banning Trump from Twitter is a little like banning E coli from your large intestine: even if he never comes back, the memories will be enough. Trump used the social media platform Continue Reading

Opinion divided over Trump being banned from social media | Donald Trump- Tempemail

As rioters were gathering around the US Capitol last Wednesday, a familiar question began to echo around the offices of the large social networks: what should they do about Donald Trump and his provocative posts? The answer has been emphatic: ban him. First he was suspended from Twitter, then from Continue Reading

Donald Trump being banned from social media is a dangerous distraction | Twitter- Tempemail

In the wake of Donald Trump’s instigation of a shocking attack on the US Capitol, it’s easy to demand that Trump be barred from social media. “These corporations should announce a permanent ban of his accounts,” said Representative Bennie Thompson, chair of the House homeland security committee. “Nothing short of Continue Reading

Keeping primates as pets to be banned after social media-driven trend leaves monkeys ‘living in misery’- Tempemail

Keeping primates as pets is set to be banned in England to prevent thousands of animals “suffering and living in misery” in people’s homes. It follows a surge in numbers of monkeys needing to be rescued, as social media has driven a rising trend for buying the animals that experts Continue Reading

Trump campaign runs Facebook ads on whether TikTok should be banned – Security- Tempemail

US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign ran Facebook ads over the weekend claiming that the Chinese-owned short video app TikTok is spying on users. The ads link to a survey asking whether TikTok, which is owned by Beijing-based tech giant ByteDance, should be banned in the United States. They also Continue Reading

The five: ads banned for greenwashing | Technology

Ryanair The airline came under fire last week from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for using outdated information to claim it was the UK’s lowest emission airline. The statistics it used failed to include many rival airlines and were based on data from 2011. The ASA ruled that there was Continue Reading