Parler operating off free trial software before right-wing app was removed from the internet- Tempemail

Parler, the notorious right-wing social media app, was using a free trial of identity management software until it was banned from the internet. The social media service had been using the free version of user-authentication platform Okta, which provides cloud software so that companies can have their users log in Continue Reading

Trump attempted a coup: he must be removed while those who aided him pay | Donald Trump- Tempemail

Call me old-fashioned, but when the president of the United States encourages armed insurgents to breach the Capitol and threaten the physical safety of Congress, in order to remain in power, I call it an attempted coup. The rampage on Wednesday left five dead, including a Capitol police officer who Continue Reading

Manipulated video of Biden mixing up states was shared 1.1m times before being removed | US news

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter. A doctored video purporting to show Joe Biden addressing a rally and forgetting which state he was in was viewed more than 1.1m times on social media before it was removed from Twitter. “Hello Minnesota,” the Democratic candidate says as he bounds Continue Reading

Liberal MP Craig Kelly’s hydroxychloroquine claims should be removed from social media, regulator says | Social media- Tempemail

Social media content harmful to public health, including misleading claims about hydroxychloroquine made by the Liberal MP Craig Kelly, should be taken down under new proposed codes of conduct, the media regulator has said. The Australian Communications Media Authority chief executive, Creina Chapman, made the comments to the inquiry into Continue Reading

Lizzo asks TikTok why they have removed her swimsuit videos- Tempemail

Lizzo has asked social media sharing app TikTok why they have removed the videos she posted wearing a swimsuit.  In a captioned video shared on TikTok, the Grammy-winning star lip-syncs the words “I know”, and writes: “TikTok keeps taking down my videos of me in my bathing suits. “But allows Continue Reading

Plague Inc. has been removed from the Chinese App Store

In context: Disease sim Plague Inc. saw a surge in popularity following the start of China’s recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which wasn’t very surprising. Though the real COVID-19 is a devastating virus (not just in terms of mortality or infection rates), the diseases Plague Inc. lets players spread are Continue Reading

Metacritic has removed over 6,000 negative Death Stranding ratings

Why it matters: Death Stranding has proved to be a real love it or hate it game for many people. Now, more controversy is surrounding Hideo Kojima’s title after Metacritic deleted over 6,000 negative ratings, pushing its score up from 5.1. to 7.4. The change was first reported by Redditor Continue Reading

Facebook removed 3.2 billion fake accounts and tens of millions of posts flagged as child abuse

In context: Facebook has been under pressure for ‘not doing enough’ to moderate its platform, but the latest figures show the company has been improving its algorithms. Now it’s boasting that it proactively detects and removes more than 99 percent of all child abuse posts, and is aiming to soon Continue Reading