YouTube pulls Jair Bolsonaro videos for Covid-19 misinformation

Move comes after the Brazilian president wrongly said masks were ineffective and touted unproven cures See all our coronavirus coverage YouTube has removed videos from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s channel for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus outbreak, becoming the latest tech giant to pull his statements about the pandemic. YouTube […]

Will Trump’s big tech lawsuits succeed? Experts say chances are slim

Legal scholars suggest former president’s complaint may bring the attention he craves but doesn’t present a serious legal argument Donald Trump may have filed lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, claiming he and other conservatives have been censored – but legal scholars say his case is likely doomed to fail. […]

‘I put my life savings in crypto’: how a generation of amateurs got hooked on high-risk trading

Online trading apps are drawing in novice investors willing to risk everything on volatile stocks. Do they really know what they’re doing? Noor is whispering so her boyfriend won’t hear her. The 30-something designer from London is down about £14,000 as a result of her decision to get into investing, […]

Facebook to suspend Trump’s account for two years

Decision follows oversight board recommendation over ex-president’s post on Capitol attack Facebook is suspending Donald Trump’s account for two years, the company has announced in a highly anticipated decision that follows months of debate over the former president’s future on social media. “Given the gravity of the circumstances that led […]

Thousands of YouTube comments on Sky News Australia video celebrate BLM activist being shot in head

Exclusive: The racist and violent comments appear below a video news report about Sasha Johnson who was shot in the head in London Sky News Australia’s YouTube channel has published more than 9,000 comments mostly celebrating and mocking the shooting of a Black Lives Matter activist in Britain who is […]

Influencers say Russia-linked PR agency asked them to disparage Pfizer vaccine

Fazze offered money to YouTubers and bloggers to falsely claim jab was responsible for hundreds of deaths Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage French and German YouTubers, bloggers and influencers have been offered money by a supposedly UK-based PR agency with apparent Russian connections to falsely tell […]

’60 Minutes’ edits exchange with Fla. Gov. DeSantis, reporter

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gestures during a news conference Sunday, April 4, 2021, at the Manatee County Emergency Management office in Palmetto, Fla. DeSantis declared a state of emergency Saturday after a leak at a large pond of wastewater threatened to flood roads and burst a system that stores polluted […]

How Leslie Jordan made it big: ‘If you want to get sober, try 27 days in county jail’

After starring in Will & Grace and American Horror Story, his life took a twist in lockdown and he became an Instagram superstar at 65. He discusses fame, fun and sharing a cell with Robert Downey Jr For a man of such diminutive stature – 4ft 11in in shoes – […]