Revealed: LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop | Los Angeles- Tempemail

The Los Angeles police department (LAPD) has directed its officers to collect the social media information of every civilian they interview, including individuals who are not arrested or accused of a crime, according to records shared with the Guardian. Copies of the “field interview cards” that police complete when they Continue Reading

Revealed: shocking scale of Twitter abuse targeting England at Euro 2020 | England- Tempemail

England’s footballers have been subjected to sustained abuse online during their matches at Euro 2020, an exclusive analysis by the Guardian can reveal. A study of Twitter messages directed at and naming the England team during the three group stage matches identified more than 2,000 abusive messages, including scores of Continue Reading

Revealed: rightwing firm posed as leftist group on Facebook to divide Democrats | Facebook- Tempemail

A digital marketing firm closely linked to the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA was responsible for a series of deceptive Facebook ads promoting Green party candidates during the 2018 US midterm elections, the Guardian can reveal. In an apparent attempt to split the Democratic vote in a number of Continue Reading

Melinda Gates began divorce moves at time Bill’s meetings with Jeffrey Epstein revealed | Bill Gates

Melinda Gates reportedly began exploring options for divorce from Bill Gates almost two years ago, around the time the world’s fourth-richest man was revealed to have met many times with Jeffrey Epstein, the philanthropist and sex offender who killed himself in jail in 2019. The Microsoft founder and his wife, Continue Reading

Revealed: the Facebook loophole that lets world leaders deceive and harass their citizens | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook has repeatedly allowed world leaders and politicians to use its platform to deceive the public or harass opponents despite being alerted to evidence of the wrongdoing. The Guardian has seen extensive internal documentation showing how Facebook handled more than 30 cases across 25 countries of politically manipulative behavior that Continue Reading

Decoding emojis and defining ‘support’: Facebook’s rules for content revealed | Facebook

They run to more than 300 pages, envisaging and exemplifying some of the most borderline and ethically challenging uses of the world’s biggest social network by its 2.8 billion monthly users. Secret Facebook guidelines seen by the Guardian show how the company controls its mainly outsourced moderators down to the Continue Reading

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

Revealed: walkie-talkie app Zello hosted far-right groups who stormed Capitol | US Capitol breach- Tempemail

This story is part of an ongoing reporting project by Micah Loewinger, reporter/producer for the WNYC Studios show On the Media, and Hampton Stall, founder of MilitiaWatch. Audio and chat logs reveal that at least two insurrectionists who broke into the Capitol on 6 January used Zello, a social media Continue Reading

South Africa’s Best and Worst Mobile Networks Revealed – Tempemail

MTN has been named South Africa’s best mobile network by the 2020 Mobile Network Quality Report. The report is based on 1.2 million speed tests which were performed by 41,000 MyBroadband Speed Test App users across South Africa between 1 January and 31 December 2020. The research shows that South Continue Reading