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  • [Ticker] Report: Self-regulation of social media 'not working'

    A new report of a Nato-accredited group concludes that social media companies like Facebook and YouTube are “the new frontier for antagonists seeking to influence elections, polarise public opinion, and side-track legitimate political discussions.” These companies fail to stop fake accounts, content, likes, and followers that might influence public opinion. “The manipulation industry is growing year-by-year [and] self-regulation is not working,” the report states.

    Posted: by euobserver

  • [Ticker] Turkey: Greek expulsion of Libyan envoy 'outrageous'

    Turkey condemned on Friday Greece expelling its Libyan ambassador, following a dispute over an agreement signed between Libya and Turkey on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean. The Greek PM, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, believes that “the deal will collapse” because it has no legal merits. “Expelling an ambassador just because of the [agreement] that we signed is not a mature behaviour in diplomacy. This is outrageous,” said Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

    Posted: by euobserver

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