Social Media

In this Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 file photo, the logo of Apple is illuminated at a store in the city center of Munich, Germany. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthias Schrader

Dependent on social media’s marketing power, small businesses worry over iOS changes

Dependent on social media’s marketing power, small businesses worry over iOS changes

 

Montreal Impact coach Thierry Henry reacts during the first half of the team’s MLS soccer match against Nashville SC, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Harrison, N.J. Former CF Montreal coach Thierry Henry says he is quitting social media until the platforms are properly regulated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Adam Hunger

Former Montreal coach Thierry Henry quits social media, says more regulation needed

Henry has 2.7 million followers on Instagram and 2.3 million on Twitter

 

People, wearing face masks as a precaution for COVID-19, watch their smartphones as they walk down stairs in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 8, 2021. While TV, radio and print interviews have contributed to new-found fame for some of Canada’s medical experts, others have seen their popularity soar because of their social media presence.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lee Jin-man

How social media helped COVID experts become household names during pandemic

Experts have found various ways of achieving success on social media since last March

 

The Twitter Canada office in Toronto is shown in this undated handout photo. Twitter Inc. will be bulking up on Canadian talent this year with a hiring spree meant to add dozens of engineers in the country to its staff. The San Francisco, Calif.-based social media giant said Thursday that it plans to form its first Canadian engineering hub with at least 24 new workers it will soon hire. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Twitter Canada

Twitter to launch engineering hub in Canada with dozens of hires this year

Twitter says technical talent has been evolving in the Canada recently

The Twitter Canada office in Toronto is shown in this undated handout photo. Twitter Inc. will be bulking up on Canadian talent this year with a hiring spree meant to add dozens of engineers in the country to its staff. The San Francisco, Calif.-based social media giant said Thursday that it plans to form its first Canadian engineering hub with at least 24 new workers it will soon hire. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Twitter Canada
The logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square on March 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Richard Drew

Canada, Australia agree to co-ordinate efforts on regulation of online platforms

Canada, Australia agree to co-ordinate efforts on regulation of online platforms

The logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square on March 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Richard Drew
FILE - In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America’s small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Social media crackdown continues after siege of US Capitol

Twitter suspended more than 70,000 accounts associated with the far right QAnon conspiracy

  • Jan 12, 2021
FILE - In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America’s small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
FILE - In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Right-wing app Parler booted off internet over ties to siege

Right-wing app Parler booted off internet over ties to siege

FILE - In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Twitter changes hacked content rules after Biden story furor

Twitter initially banned users from sharing links to article

  • Oct 16, 2020
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada Dominic LeBlanc speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. LeBlanc says there is no magic legislative bullet to control objectionable content on social media. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

No ‘magic bullet’ to solve toxic social-media content, LeBlanc says

Internet and social-media platforms must be a home for free speech

President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada Dominic LeBlanc speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. LeBlanc says there is no magic legislative bullet to control objectionable content on social media. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing

CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing

CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing

CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing
A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

LONDON — The global pandemic and U.S. protests are forcing a pullback…

  • Jul 24, 2020
A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter
UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power
Twitter said a tweet by President Donald Trump violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence” in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ warning to Trump tweet

WASHINGTON — Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald…

  • May 29, 2020
Twitter said a tweet by President Donald Trump violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence” in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
TikTok has been the focus of U.S. national-security concerns because of its Chinese ownership, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Video app TikTok names top Disney streaming exec as new CEO

TikTok, the popular short-video app that has also drawn national-security and privacy…

  • May 19, 2020
TikTok has been the focus of U.S. national-security concerns because of its Chinese ownership, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)