Social media firms must face sanction for ‘anti-vax content’, demands Labour | World news- Tempemail

Social media companies that fail to act to “stamp out dangerous anti-vaccine content” should be subject to financial and criminal penalties, Labour has demanded. As hopes rise that a vaccine against coronavirus could be ready within weeks, analysis by Labour has revealed that dedicated online groups with hundreds of thousands Continue Reading

Labour to investigate complaints of antisemitic messages after EHRC report | Politics- Tempemail

Labour officials are poised to investigate complaints about antisemitic messages on social media after campaign groups reported an apparent increase in the use of suspicious terms after the publication of a damning report on the issue. The expected crackdown prompted concerns from allies of Jeremy Corbyn, who was suspended from Continue Reading

‘Kid influencers’ classed as child labour under new French law- Tempemail

Young social media stars in France will be regulated under new child labour laws, a court has ruled. The money earned and hours worked by children under 16 who spend significant time creating and posting content online will now be protected under French law. Any earnings they make will be Continue Reading

Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions | Technology

Apple has imported clothes – probably uniforms for staff in stores – from a company facing US sanctions over forced labour at a subsidiary firm in China’s western Xinjiang region, shipping records show. The details come a week after Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, told the US Congress he would Continue Reading

Government must ramp up efforts to counter online hate, Labour says | Social media- Tempemail

The government must ramp up its efforts to counter online hate rather than delay its digital protection legislation, Labour has said, as the home secretary called for further action from social media platforms after anger over antisemitic posts by grime artist Wiley. The series of anti-Jewish comments made online by Continue Reading

Karnataka Labour Dept, DIPR geotags and delivers food to labourers- Tempemail

Read Article The Karnataka government has taken several technology initiatives, which are housed in the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) Dasoha – Free Food Helpline The Labour Department has established a free-food helpline at the premises of the DIPR. By using a geo-tagging software developed by the Labour Continue Reading

Labour calls on the UK ad industry to ‘mobilise in the fight against panic buying’- Tempemail

Pressure is mounting on the UK government to sign-off a national advertising campaign urging the public to cease panic buying goods following an intervention from the opposition Labour Party. Opponents of the government believe not enough is being done to educate the public on social responsibility and many feel that Continue Reading

UK ministers will no longer claim ‘no successful examples’ of Russian interference | Technology

Ministers have been told they can no longer say there have been “no successful examples” of Russian disinformation affecting UK elections, after the apparent hacking of an NHS dossier seized on by Labour during the last campaign. The dropping of the old line is the first official admission of the Continue Reading

Oh heck – when politicians become unwanted brand ambassadors | Media- Tempemail

If the perplexed social media team at Yorkshire Tea who spent much of their weekend responding to criticism that they make “Tory tea” after the new chancellor, Rishi Sunak, posed making a cup, they can look for sympathy to their fellow brand managers – who have often been caught in Continue Reading