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US mayor apologises after violent arrest videos emerge

US mayor apologises after violent arrest videos emerge

The mayor of Phoenix apologised on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a black family with young children.

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook has removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings ‘in the first 24 hours’ after the attack, the social media giant said on Sunday.

As TikTok videos take hold with teens, parents scramble to keep up

As TikTok videos take hold with teens, parents scramble to keep up

Millions of teenagers seeking their 15 seconds of fame are flocking to TikTok, but many of their parents are only now learning about the express-yourself video app -- often to their dismay.

Facebook expands fact-check effort to photos, videos

Facebook expands fact-check effort to photos, videos

Facebook said Thursday it would launch fact-checking of photos and videos as it expands the effort to curb misinformation to more countries.

Trump apologises for retweeting far-right British group

Trump apologises for retweeting far-right British group

Donald Trump sparked outrage in Britain in November when he retweeted, in quick succession, three anti-Muslim videos posted by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First.

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

YouTube sharpens how it recommends videos despite fears of isolating users

Google's YouTube has updated its recommendation feature to spotlight videos users are likely to find the most gratifying, brushing aside concerns that such an approach can trap people in bubbles of misinformation ...

QF students celebrate World Teachers' Day with videos

QF students celebrate World Teachers' Day with videos

Qatar Foundation (QF) has celebrated World Teachers' Day by honouring its educators with a series of short student-led videos on social media.

Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in big redesign

Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in big redesign

You can add Skype to the growing list of services copying features straight from Snapchat. The Microsoft Corp communications service on Thursday announced a major redesign of its mobile app.

Indian soldier sacked for complaining about poor food

Indian soldier sacked for complaining about poor food

An Indian paramilitary trooper, who posted videos on social media claiming soldiers on border duties were being served poor quality food, has been sacked for making false allegations.

Road safety campaign reaches over 300,000 people

Road safety campaign reaches over 300,000 people

The month-long national road safety campaign, ‘#Make It Click Qatar’ organised by ConocoPhilips and BMW Qatar, has reached over 300,000 people through its digital platform.

Twitter eases 140-character limit on tweets

Twitter eases 140-character limit on tweets

Twitter announced on Monday it was easing its 140-character limit on tweets, implementing a policy announced in May to no longer factor certain add-ons including pictures into a message's length.

New Instagram feature makes content disappear after 24 hours

New Instagram feature makes content disappear after 24 hours

Instagram is taking aim at fast-growing messaging app Snapchat with a new feature that gives users the option to make pictures and videos to disappear automatically after 24 hours.