Viral TikTok video of IUD removal at home prompts warning from health authorities | Sexual health- Tempemail

A TikTok user who went viral with a video of herself removing her implanted birth control device has prompted calls among sexual health experts for better monitoring of social media platforms. In a video which has gained over 178,000 likes, TikTok user Mikkie Gallagher is filmed performing a ‘DIY IUD Continue Reading

India orders removal of content referring to ‘Indian variant’ | Coronavirus- Tempemail

India’s government has ordered social media platforms to take down content that refers to the “Indian variant” of the coronavirus. The B.1.617.1 (previously called B.1.617) variant was first detected in India last year and has been blamed for much of the devastating Covid-19 wave that has battered south Asian nations Continue Reading

Facebook board set to rule on Trump ban reverses four content removal cases | Facebook

Facebook’s oversight board, the “supreme court” set up by the company to relieve Mark Zuckerberg of having the final say over moderation, has issued its first decisions, overturning the social network’s choices on four of the five first cases it has heard. The cases, all of which were appeals to Continue Reading

Police investigate racist abuse of mayor over removal of Brexit flags | Cornwall- Tempemail

Police are investigating racist abuse aimed at the mayor of a Cornish town after she said union flags that had appeared on the seafront to celebrate Brexit had to be taken down. Nicole Broadhurst, the mayor of Penzance, received abuse on social media when she said the 18 flags had Continue Reading

Huawei to request UK to delay 5G network removal – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

China’s Huawei Technologies has requested a meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to work out a deal to delay its potential removal from the country’s 5G phone network, the UK’s Sunday Times newspaper reported. The Chinese telecoms equipment maker is seeking to delay its removal from the from the Continue Reading

Speedy removal of Huawei equipment would cost UK, telcos say – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Britain’s rebound from COVID-19 could be harmed if the government demands a speedy removal of telecoms equipment made by China’s Huawei from mobile networks, Vodafone and BT warned on Thursday. The world’s second-biggest operator, Vodafone, said it would cost “single figure billions” of pounds to remove the equipment. BT has Continue Reading

Elliott hedge fund targets Twitter, seeking CEO Dorsey’s removal – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Hedge fund Elliott Management has amassed a stake in Twitter and is pushing for changes, including removal of the social media company’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Twitter is one of the few US technology companies headed, but not controlled, by one Continue Reading

Apple shareholders defeat proposal over Chinese app removal policies – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Apple’s shareholders on Wednesday defeated a proposal critical of its removal of apps at the request of the Chinese government, but the proposal drew a much higher proportion of votes than similar proposals in previous years which had gained support only in single-digit percentages. The proposal had called on the Continue Reading

YouTube creators to see decline in subscriber count amid removal of closed accounts on the platform

Why it matters: With a place as lively as YouTube, receiving tweaks on a major or minor scale is a fairly regular occurrence that sometimes requires content creators to be on their toes. The latest change involves warning them about a decline in subscriber count after the platform rids itself Continue Reading