Trump signs executive order targeting Twitter after fact-checking row

Trump signs executive order targeting Twitter after fact-checking row

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms. It gives regulators the power to pursue legal actions against firms such as Facebook and Twitter for the way...
Twitter fact-checks China amid bias row

Twitter fact-checks China amid bias row

Image copyright Retuers Image caption Mr Zhao is one of China’s most prominent spokesmen Twitter, under intense scrutiny for its use of fact-checking warnings, has added them to tweets from China’s foreign ministry spokesperson. The warning has been added...
VW pulls Instagram ads after racism row

VW pulls Instagram ads after racism row

Image copyright VW German car giant Volkswagen has withdrawn a series of social media adverts and apologised after a racism row. A controversial advert showed a dark-skinned man being manoeuvred around by a pair of white women’s hands before being flicked away...
Coronavirus: Elon Musk vows to move Tesla factory in lockdown row

Coronavirus: Elon Musk vows to move Tesla factory in lockdown row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elon Musk, the billionaire owner of electric car company Tesla, is embroiled in a row over reopening its California-based factory Billionaire Tesla boss Elon Musk has said he will move the electric carmaker’s...
Coronavirus: Odeon-owner bans Universal films in Trolls home movie row

Coronavirus: Odeon-owner bans Universal films in Trolls home movie row

Image copyright Universal Pictures The owner of Odeon Cinemas has banned all Universal films from its theatres after the studio said it will release new movies at home and on the big screen on the same day. AMC Entertainment boss Adam Aron said the ban will cover its...