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Judge allows Facebook privacy class action to proceed

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users’ private data, calling the social media company’s views on privacy “so

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Anwar: Boycotting products by non-bumis an ‘unhealthy’ idea

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has condemned the action by a movement calling for the boycott of products based on race or religion, saying that such action is unhealthy. He said the campaign to promote halal products

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Econsave lodges report over claim of not selling bumiputera, Muslim items

JOHOR BAHRU: Econsave Cash & Carry Sdn Bhd (Econsave) yesterday lodged a police report against two Facebook accounts which it claimed had spread lies that the supermarket did not sell Muslim and Bumiputera products in its outlets. General manager Mas

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Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake IDs to subvert Hong Kong protests

Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said yesterday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a

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Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach

CALIFORNIA: Facebook users suing the world’s largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing showed. Single

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Najib: I was absent from Agong’s coronation due to change of seats

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak did not attend the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s installation ceremony as he was forced to change outfit due to last-minute seat adjustment. In a Facebook post, Najib said while initially he was

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483 police reports lodged over FB post insulting the Prophet

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have received 483 reports so far over a Facebook post insulting Prophet Muhammad made by the account owner by the name of Wendy Loong. Bukit Aman head of corporate communications Datuk Asmawati Ahmad said the post was

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Najib amused by Anwar-Azmin’s open war

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional adviser Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak poked fun at the open hostility between PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his deputy Mohamed Azmin Ali. In a Facebook post, Najib, however, appeared to favour Azmin and

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Social media wishes Dr M Happy Birthday! The PM reciprocates

PUCHONG: As Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad celebrates his 94th birthday today, the public took to social media to convey their wishes to the nonagenarian. “Blessed and a happy birthday Tun M may you have many many more years

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What is Bottle Cap Challenge?

The Bottle Cap Challenge reportedly originated on June 25 and was started by Taekwondo instructor and fighter Farabi Davletchin. Several celebrities are signing up for it. Have you been scrolling through social media of late? If yes, we’re sure you

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