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Investigation Finds Over 120 White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Bands on Facebook

Photo Credit: Zaborona A new investigative report into Neo-Nazi bands discovered white supremacists use Facebook to promote their underground concerts. The investigative unit discovered more than 120 pages from heavy metal groups and record labels with ties to white supremacy. One page had existed on the platform for over ten years and garnered 800,000 likes. […]

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TikTok Shutdown Is Imminent – Trump White House Promises “Strong Action”

Photo Credit: Visuals White House adviser Peter Navarro says to expect a TikTok shutdown as the Trump admin takes action. In comments made during an interview, Navarro says the Trump admin will take “strong action” against TikTok and WeChat. He says the apps help China engage in “information warfare” against the United States. Navarro would […]

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After TikTok Ban, Instagram Launches ‘Reels’ Competitor in India – U.S. Next?

Photo Credit: Instagram Instagram is launching Reels in India just days after the government banned Chinese-owned TikTok. The new feature allows Instagram users to share short-form videos – much like TikTok. It fills a huge void that ByteDance estimates will cost TikTok $6 billion in the long run. 45% of videos on Instagram are already […]

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Facebook Shuts Down TikTok Clone ‘Lasso’ to Focus on Instagram

Facebook is shutting down its TikTok clone ‘Lasso’ on July 10. The move comes after several TikTok-like features recently made their way to Instagram. A new ‘Reels’ feature grew in popularity in Brazil before being expanded elsewhere. Creators in France and Germany can now create 15-second clips called ‘Reels‘ that feature a suite of video-editing […]