Universal Music, TikTok fail to reach new licensing agreement
Universal Music Group has been pressing TikTok for appropriate artist and songwriter compensations in their contract renewal discussions, among other things
X lifts ban on Taylor Swift searches
The move follows the spread of fake sexually-explicit images of the pop singer on the social media site last week
Sri Lanka votes on law to regulate online content
Opposition politicians and activists allege the social media regulation bill will muzzle free speech
Are social media platforms ready for record elections in 2024?
Digital rights experts say social media platforms are ill-prepared for the inevitable rise in misinformation and hate speech
Video of couple’s torture in Cumilla goes ‘viral’
The incident was filmed in March last year and went viral on social media two days ago, police said
Musk says conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will be reinstated on X after poll
Since Musk's takeover of the platform, it has reinstated previously suspended accounts including that of former US President Donald Trump
How will EC handle social media before election?
The Election Commission is yet to take any step to curb such acts to safeguard proper information flow during the parliamentary polls
Musk's X restructuring curtails disinformation research
Musk's restrictions on critical methods of gathering data on the global platform have suppressed the ability to untangle the origin and spread of false information during real-time events