Social Media's role in radicalization
Michael Beckerman, CEO of The Internet Association, and Sarah Frier of Bloomberg Technology discuss social media's role in radicalizing people toward extremist ideology, a key component in recent mass shootings.
Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains
Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accused officials in the wealthy Asian city-state of double standards.
Twitter working on outage and wants content policies to be clear, CFO says
Ned Segal, Twitter Inc. chief financial officer, comments on the social media site's widespread outage and efforts to regulate its content with Bloomberg's Ed Hammond at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley conference on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints
The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear.
Young Nigerians encouraged to leverage Social Media to create private businesses
Young Nigerians encouraged to leverage Social Media to create private businesses.
Fitness wave hits Lagos as Nigerians seek healthier lifestyles
The global and social media #fitfam phenomenon in which fitness enthusiasts spur each other on online or in person, announces its presence with the country's first showcase of fitness activities, organic nutrition, and overall healthy living in Lagos.
Chinese social media platform YY still seeking M&As: CFO
Bing Jin, chief financial officer of U.S.-listed Chinese social media platform YY Inc., talks about the company's strategy and outlook. He speaks on the sidelines of Morgan Stanley's annual China summit on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran
Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye.