Voter manipulation on social media now a global problem, report finds

New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties realise cynic consume of social media algorithms, automation and big data to operate public opinion at…

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Capital in waiting: trepidation in corner of Borneo earmarked as the new Jakarta

Plan formally announced in August will see 1.5 million people move to brand-new asset, but both residents and conservationists have conveyed deep concerns Sugio’s orchard is his life’s work and a great source of pride for the 79 -year-old resident…

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Africas ride-hail markets are hot spots for startups and VC

When it comes to VC, vehicles, and startups, Africa’s ride-hail business are becoming a multi-wheeled and world affair. The big-hearted actors such as Uber and Bolt are competing in Kampala and Nairobi–where in addition to car-service–they offer rickshaw taxis. On-demand…

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Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria, Ukraine, EU and India in coming months

Facebook is launching some of its self-styled’ poll certificate’ initiatives aimed at more marketplaces in the next month, ahead of various major elections in countries around the world. In an interview with Reutersthe social networking giant supported it’s launching a…

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‘Plastic, plastic, plastic’: British diver films sea of rubbish off Bali

Video posted on YouTube appearances ocean densely strewn with meat wrappers, cups and sachets as tropical fish projectile in and out A British diver has captivated appalling portraits of himself swimming through a sea of plastic rubbish off the coast…

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Fitch Upgrades Philippines in Win for Duterte’s Economic Plans

Fitch Ratings collected the Philippines monarch rating in a enhance for President Rodrigo Duterte’s fiscal plans, which include a tax reconstruct that’s set to strengthen the fiscal outlook. The rating on the nation’s long-term foreign currency-denominated pay was raised one…

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Why Photography Cant Get Woke

When Nikon Corp . hired 32 photographers to travel around Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, making photos to promote its new $3,300 D8 50 camera this fail, the Japanese camera company realized sure to tweeted conflict-zone photographer Lynsey Addario,…

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Indonesia police ordered to shoot drug dealers to tackle ‘narcotics emergency’

President Joko Widodos observations resemble those of Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte, whose dope campaign has killed thousands Indonesias president, Joko Widodo, has told law enforcement officers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with what he called a painkillers disaster facing…

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