Twitter removes China US embassy post saying Uighur women no longer ‘baby-making machines’ | China- Tempemail

Twitter has removed a post by China’s US embassy claiming that Uighur women have been “emancipated” from extremism and were no longer “baby-making machines”. The post linked to an article denying allegations of forced sterilisation in Xinjiang. Twitter said the post had “violated the Twitter rules” but did not provide Continue Reading

Jesy Nelson removes any mention of Little Mix from Instagram less than 24 hours after announcing departure- Tempemail

“The truth is recently being in the band has really taken a toll on my mental health,” Nelson explained. “I find the constant pressure of being in a girl group and living up to expectations very hard. Read more “There comes a time in life when we need to reinvest Continue Reading

Google Removes 21 Malicious Android Apps from Play Store – Tempemail

Google has stepped in to remove several Android applications from the official Play Store following the disclosure that the apps in question were found to serve intrusive ads. The findings were reported by the Czech cybersecurity firm Avast on Monday, which said the 21 malicious apps (list here) were downloaded Continue Reading

Facebook removes hundreds of fake profiles tied to pro-Trump group | Technology- Tempemail

Facebook has removed hundreds of fake profiles it has linked to the conservative group Turning Point USA for carrying out organized attacks on the site, including attempts to influence public conversations by flooding news articles with pro-Trump comments and misinformation. The move was prompted by reporting last month in the Continue Reading

Facebook removes Trump campaign ads with misleading claims about refugees | Technology- Tempemail

Facebook has removed a number of ads from the Trump campaign for making misleading and inaccurate claims about Covid-19 and immigration. On Wednesday the social media platform took down the Trump-sponsored advertisements which claimed, without evidence, that accepting refugees would increase Americans’ risk of Covid-19. The ad, which featured a Continue Reading

Facebook removes fake accounts with links to China and Philippines | Technology

Facebook says it has removed hundreds of coordinated fake accounts with links to individuals in China and in the Filipino military that were interfering in the politics of the Philippines and the US. The company said all the accounts – in two distinct networks based in China and the Philippines Continue Reading

Facebook removes Patriot Prayer pages in bid to halt ‘violent social militias’ | Facebook

Facebook has taken down the pages of US right-wing group Patriot Prayer and its founder Joey Gibson, a company spokesman said, as part of efforts to remove “violent social militias” from the platform. Patriot Prayer has hosted dozens of pro-gun, pro-Trump rallies and attendees have repeatedly clashed with leftwing groups Continue Reading

Facebook removes major QAnon group along with hundreds of accounts posing as black Trump supporters- Tempemail

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Facebook has staged a major cull of fake accounts, taking down hundreds masquerading as black supporters of Donald Trump and supporters of the conspiracy theory movement QAnon – as well as Continue Reading

Facebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on Covid | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook has removed a post from Donald Trump’s page for spreading false information about the coronavirus, a first for the social company that has been harshly criticized for repeatedly allowing the president to break its content rules. The post included video of Trump falsely asserting that children were “almost immune Continue Reading