Fanatic fans or fake followers?

The FINANCIAL -- A coordinated attempt to influence social media platforms in the UK and internationally have been tracked by Oxford Internet Institute researchers, revealing dozens of false accounts and coordinated amplification networks, promoting messages by Chinese diplomats, University of Oxford notes.…

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Social media addiction linked to cyberbullying

The FINANCIAL -- Identifying as male and more hours spent online also contributed. As social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok and others continue to grow in popularity, adolescents are spending more of their time online navigating a complex virtual world, according to…

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Amazon sues counterfeiters for using social media to promote sales

The FINANCIAL — Amazon.com, Inc., announced a lawsuit against 13 individuals and businesses (collectively, the “defendants”) for advertising, promoting, and facilitating the sale of counterfeit luxury goods in Amazon’s store, in violation of Amazon’s policies and the law. The lawsuit was filed…

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Facebook revealed Oculus Quest 2 and not everyone is happy about it

The FINANCIAL — Microsoft and Sony aren’t the only companies that are launching major new gaming hardware this season. Recently Facebook announced a new virtual-reality headset – Oculus Quest 2, the next generation of all-in-one VR – that is smaller and cheaper than…

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