Australia  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

Sri Lanka social media shutdown part of global discontent with Silicon Valley

The Age Monday, 22 April 2019
A decade ago, Facebook, Twitter and social-media firms helped spearhead pro-democracy uprisings that toppled dictators in the Middle East. That's changed.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published < > Embed
News video: Sri Lanka continues social media ban ‘to prevent violence’

Sri Lanka continues social media ban ‘to prevent violence’ 03:03

Government says rumours and misinformation on social media have stoked long-standing religious tensions.

You Might Like


Recent related videos from verified sources

Coordinated Anti-Trump Campaign Emerges On Instagram [Video]Coordinated Anti-Trump Campaign Emerges On Instagram

According to Reuters, accounts tagged ‘hatetrump’ and ‘ihatetrump’ are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

China claims social credit system will 'restore trust' [Video]China claims social credit system will 'restore trust'

A report from China's National Development and Reform Commission published in the Global Times states that authorities are developing security regulations over privacy leak concerns.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:16Published

Facebook Says Removes 265 'Fake Accounts' Linked to Israel [Video]Facebook Says Removes 265 'Fake Accounts' Linked to Israel

According to Reuters, Facebook said that it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called “inauthentic behavior” targeting users..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Makeup whiz-kid in Thailand buys herself brand new car but she's not old enough to drive [Video]Makeup whiz-kid in Thailand buys herself brand new car but she's not old enough to drive

This 12-year-old makeup whiz kid has bought herself a brand new BMW for her birthday - even though she’s not old enough to drive. Talented tot Natthanan Sanunrat has earned a small fortune after..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 01:39Published

Instagram Is Cracking Down On Anti-Vaccination Posts [Video]Instagram Is Cracking Down On Anti-Vaccination Posts

Facebook is flexing its muscles for this policy.

Credit: Celebrity Wire     Duration: 01:16Published

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings [Video]Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings

Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:21Published

A Facebook Founder Thinks The Company Is Too Big [Video]A Facebook Founder Thinks The Company Is Too Big

Meet co-founder, Chris Hughes.

Credit: Celebrity Wire     Duration: 01:23Published

One Study Says Social Media Doesn't Affect Teenagers [Video]One Study Says Social Media Doesn't Affect Teenagers

Who paid for this study? This is a study we find difficult to believe.

Credit: Celebrity Wire     Duration: 01:20Published


Other recent news in Front Page

US announces 17 new espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder JULIAN ASSANGEMOTEL - Images of AUSTRALIA on Holidays
Trump 'needs an intervention', says US House Speaker NANCY PELOSIDistorted video of Nancy PELOSI edited to sound drunk spreading across social media
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.