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Twitter to Make Joe Bidens’ POTUS & White House Accounts With Zero Followers on January 20, 2021: Report

San Francisco, Dec 23: Twitter will make Joe Bidens @POTUS account as well as @WhiteHouse account to start afresh with zero followers once he is sworn in as America’s next president on January 20. The micro-blogging platform is not transferring existing @POTUS and @WhiteHouse followers to the new administration, Rob Flaherty, Biden’s digital director, was […]

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TikTok Unbanned in Pakistan: PTA Lifts Ban on Chinese Video-Sharing App After Company Assures to Shut Down Accounts Spreading Obscenity

Islamabad, October 19: Pakistan’s telecom watchdog on Monday unblocked the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok after the company assured authorities here that it will shut down all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading “obscenity and immorality.” The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had banned the app on October 9 after getting numerous complaints over its “immoral” content. Also […]

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TikTok Unbanned in Pakistan: PTA Lifts Ban on Chinese Video-Sharing App After Company Assures to Shut Down Accounts Spreading Obscenity

Islamabad, October 19: Pakistan’s telecom watchdog on Monday unblocked the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok after the company assured authorities here that it will shut down all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading “obscenity and immorality.” The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had banned the app on October 9 after getting numerous complaints over its “immoral” content. Also […]

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Facebook Removes 276 Fake Accounts Linked to Conservative Group Ahead of US Presidential Elections 2020

Menlo Park, Oct 9: Facebook has removed 276 accounts that used fake profiles to pose as right-leaning Americans and comment on news articles, often in favour of President Donald Trump, the company announced on Thursday. The platform also permanently banned an Arizona-based digital communications firm that it said was behind the fake accounts. Also Read […]

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US Elections 2020: Twitter Removes 130 Iranian Accounts Trying to Disrupt Presidential Debate Between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

San Francisco, October 1: Twitter has purged 130 Iranian accounts that attempted to disrupt and manipulate the public conversation during the first 2020 US Presidential Debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic Party’s presidential candidate Joe Biden. Twitter said the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) provided them the information. US Presidential Elections 2020: Joe Biden, […]

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Microsoft Suspends 18 Azure Accounts Tied to China-Based Hackers

San Francisco, Sep 26: Microsoft has suspended 18 Azure Active Directory applications on its Cloud infrastructure that were being used by a Chinese nation-state actor to execute their attacks. The apps were part of the malicious command and control infrastructure by Gadolinium – China-based nation-state activity group that has been compromising targets for nearly a decade […]

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Microsoft Suspends 18 Azure Accounts Tied to China-Based Hackers

San Francisco, Sep 26: Microsoft has suspended 18 Azure Active Directory applications on its Cloud infrastructure that were being used by a Chinese nation-state actor to execute their attacks. The apps were part of the malicious command and control infrastructure by Gadolinium – China-based nation-state activity group that has been compromising targets for nearly a decade […]

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Facebook Removes Fake Accounts, Pages Originating in China and Philippines Targeting US Presidential Candidate Joe Biden

San Francisco, September 23: Facebook has removed two separate networks of fake accounts and pages, one originating in China and the other in the Philippines. The one network that originated in China targeted US presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, although the network hardly gained any following in the US, Facebook said on Tuesday. […]

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Facebook Removes Fake Accounts, Pages Originating in China and Philippines Targeting US Presidential Candidate Joe Biden

San Francisco, September 23: Facebook has removed two separate networks of fake accounts and pages, one originating in China and the other in the Philippines. The one network that originated in China targeted US presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, although the network hardly gained any following in the US, Facebook said on Tuesday. […]