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Facebook ups its game as it struggles to curb spread of false and violent content

Facebook has said one of the measures will be to reduce the reach of Groups that repeatedly share misinformation and make their administrators more accountable. 
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Theresa May is stuck in a hamster wheel, and Trump finds a punching bag that can’t respond

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
Paramedic at the site of shootout | @BalqisSidiqia/Twitter

White nationalists & jihadis are both tech-savvy killers, but they’re far from same

It’s unrealistic to expect the US government to treat white nationalist terrorism the same way it has treated the Islamist variety.

New Facebook rules will end job, housing ads that discriminate by age, gender, pin code

The rules are aimed at settling a string of lawsuits that allege Facebook enables bias in housing, credit and employment.
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Not just New Zealand, Muslims must come together when terrorists attack non-Muslims too

Muslims must learn from how non-Muslims have come together to express grief and compassion with the victims of the New Zealand attack.
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Trump is not behind New Zealand racist outrage, Australia is

In the wake of the attacks, US president Donald Trump was blamed for stoking existential fears among white people. But the power of historical Australian white supremacism has been completely ignored.
A victim arriving at a hospital following the mosque shooting in Christchurch | Tv New Zealand/AFP/Getty Images

New Zealand agrees to amend gun laws after mosque shootings leave 49 dead

New Zealand, which has one of the highest gun ownership rates in the world, faced its worst incidence of gun violence on Friday.
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Indian high commission confirms death of 5 Indians in New Zealand massacre

A dedicated webpage has been set up to expedite visa for family members of Christchurch victims, the high commission said.
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Facebook’s bad week gets worse with live-streaming of mass shooting

Apart from the live-streaming, Mark Zuckerberg's week of gloom included executives quitting and Facebook's longest global outage which resulted in a share drop of 2.5%.
A victim arriving at a hospital following the mosque shooting in Christchurch | Tv New Zealand/AFP/Getty Images

New Zealand mosque shooter had a gun licence, country now moves to change gun laws

PM Jacinda Ardern said she will change the country's gun laws after a 28-year-old Australian right-wing extremist carried out the country's worst mass shooting since 1943.

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Google, Apple stop TikTok downloads: Is HC order quashing small town India’s creative joy?

Google and Apple have blocked downloads of the video-sharing app TikTok in India in compliance with the Madras High Court order.


Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
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Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.