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Linus Torvalds mutters about social media
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Thursday, 04 April 2019 13:10

Linus Torvalds mutters about social media


Encourages bad behaviour – so now you know

Inventor of Linux and IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has revealed his dislike of Social networking.

UK government threatens to shut down social media
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Unless they remove harmful content

The UK conservative party, which brought you Brexit and austerity, has decided it will shut down social media sites on health grounds if they do not do what they are told.

Americans unhappy with social media
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Friday, 23 November 2018 12:00

Americans unhappy with social media


Want to see regulation

A new poll suggests that the US is getting tired of social media companies and want to see the whole lot regulated.

US military to monitor social media
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018 12:59

US military to monitor social media


Ordered to crush anti-Trump protests

The United States government is accelerating efforts to to pre-empt major anti-government protests in the US.

Internet and social media has plateaued
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Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:13

Internet and social media has plateaued


At least in the US

Internet, social media use and device ownership in the US have plateaued after years of growth, according to beancounters at Pew.

Obama warns against social media
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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:01

Obama warns against social media


Interviewed by a British "royal", he spills the beans

The ex president of the United States of America has hit out at what he described this morning as the "irresponsible" use of social media.

Former Facebook bloke feels guilty about his past
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Facebook is tearing society apart

A former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to humanity.

Twitter to make a profit - shock
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Thursday, 26 October 2017 16:32

Twitter to make a profit - shock

Must be all that Trump stuff

Social media outfit Twitter said today that it will make a profit for its fourth quarter.  It will be the first time the company has ever had a profitable quarter.

British politicians moan about social media
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They are monkeying around over racism and terror

A group of British MP’s have had a good moan about social media networks not doing enough to remove illegal and extremist material posted on their sites, and for not preventing it appearing in the first place.

Bloke who claims to represent God tells us Social Media is not real
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Pope Francis worries about the kiddies

A bloke who claims to represent God on earth and represents an organisation which promises to get you into a mystical city made out of gold when you die has told kids that social networks give them a false image of reality.