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In its first blog published since the acquisition by Elon Musk, Twitter has assured users and partners that "Twitter 2.0" is on its way to becoming the (safe) town square of the internet.
Penny Mordaunt, Leader of the House of Commons, has said the Online Safety Bill has been temporarily paused for further scrutiny. She assured colleagues that it would be back soon.
Meta has disbanded the Responsible Innovation team that was tasked with finding potential problems with Facebook and Instagram. The members will have work opportunities, but no guaranteed jobs.
Intelligent speed assistance (ISA) technology has become compulsory for all new vehicles introduced to the EU market. As such, no vehicle without ISA will be sold in the EU after July 2024 deadline.
The UK government is introducing its Online Safety Bill before parliament today for its first reading. MPs will be able to debate on the wide-ranging legislation that could bring age checks for porn.
Tesla will have to recall more than 800,000 of its electric cars because the seat belt warning chime can be tricked into silence by drivers who do not want to wear them or simply forget.
Meta has announced a raft of new features for Instagram designed to make the platform safer for teenagers to use, including Take A Break. Parents will also see how long kids are on Instagram.
Huawei, Haier, and China Mobile have developed three new techniques using 5G technologies to boost production and safety inside smart factories. They will offer these solutions to other manufacturers.
Through Samsung's collaboration for anti-bullying week with Internet Matters, the tech giant aims to support parents and empower youths to promote an inclusive and positive culture online.
Airbnb's global expansion of its Urgent Support Line reflects its commitment to creating a safer community for all. The Safety Center provides quick access to tools users may need in an emergency.
Vodafone has issued a warning to parents and carers about sharing too much information about your children's lives online. It also shared some tips on how you can carry on sharing, in a safer manner.
Twitter introduced two new features to its platform today. Super Follows is meant to bring subscriber-only content to paying followers and Safety Mode aims to block unwelcome interactions.
Instagram will now require you to share your birthdate if you haven't previously provided that information as part of an effort to create a safer environment for younger users on the platform.
TikTok has banned the viral "milk crate challenge" from its platform amid safety concerns. The activity can result in serious injuries due to people tumbling from an unstable pyramid of milk crates.
Tinder has announced plans to bring voluntary ID verification to its platform to help people avoid being catfished. The firm will have to work out which type of ID it should accept in each country.
TikTok has introduced new rules for teenagers that are designed to help them disconnect from the service late at night. Other changes ensure teens have full control over their online content.
Apple has introduced new safety features for iPhone, iPad, and Mac to safeguard children from predators. It is working alongside the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
Microsoft has reported that digital civility has taken a turn for the worse in the second and ongoing year of the pandemic. 18 out of the 22 surveyed countries reported net-negative stats.
Amazon has opened a new lab in Italy that will develop new technologies to improve the safety and well-being of its staff, especially those working in the numerous warehouses around Europe.
TikTok launched today a new feature that allows you to remove multiple comments or block multiple accounts at once, up to 100 at a time. This capability is rolling out across select markets.
Last year, Google introduced the Android Earthquake Alerts System. Notifications of the feature were only available in the U.S. so far. That changed today with the addition of two more countries.
Uber and Lyft have established a mechanism in the U.S. to share lists of banned drivers who were kicked off of one of the services for serious violations so they can be kept off the other platform.
The Safer Internet Day campaign is marking its 18th birthday today. It provides resources for children, parents and carers, teachers and educators and more to make the internet a safer place.
Lyft launched the safety initiative in collaboration with ADT to assist riders and drivers in select cities earlier this year. The feature is now being made available across the United States.
Vodafone has developed a prototype device designed for home appliances that allows manufacturers to warn users about product recalls. Manufacturers can remotely disable dangerous appliances too.
Twitter is to start labelling misleading information about COVID-19. Depending on the level of harm the Tweet can cause it'll be labelled, come with an overlay warning, or be removed entirely.
The UN ITU has warned that children are being forced online by COVID-19 at an earlier age than their parents anticipated. It said that this leaves children vulnerable to harassment and bullying.
Uber has launched a new feature which allows passengers to report non-emergency issues. With the feedback, Uber will be able to further refine its service and ultimately help drivers address issues.
The ride-hailing firm, Ola, has launched in London. Seeing Uber's experience, Ola is putting safety and driver support first and foremost. The firm is offering perks for those who sign up early.
Tinder announced new safety features today, which include collaboration with the safety app Noonlight, photo verification tool to give users a verified blue tick, and a Safety Center.
On Saturday, a Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot mode crashed into a stationary police car and a disabled vehicle near the area of Interstate 95 in the city of Norwalk, Connecticut, United States.
Transport for London has announced that Uber will not be issued a license to operate in London. It said the firm still has several issues which put people's safety at risk. Uber has 21 days to appeal.
The new feature will categorize DM requests that contain offensive content under "additional messages" in the inbox. From there, users will be able to delete the messages without opening them.
The National Transport Safety Board recently released documents pertaining to a crash involving a Tesla Model S back in January 2018. It warned that Autopilot allows drivers to disengage from driving.
A new freedom of information request has revealed that the NHTSA took issue with Tesla allegedly misusing its data to extol how safe the Model 3 is, and claims a blog post misleads customers.
Uber has rolled out Check Your Ride notifications for users all around the world in a bid to boost people's safety. They were already released in the U.S. earlier this year following a death.
The EU is soon going to enforce new rules which will make it compulsory for all new electric vehicles to emit noises as a safety measure for other road-going citizens such as cyclists and pedestrians.
Google has released a new feature for Google Maps in India. When you hop in a taxi, Google Maps will now alert you when your ride goes off route by 500 metres. The new feature should increase safety.
In an effort to further the cause of child safety and protection from sexual predators, YouTube announced plans to disable the comment section on all videos that have minors in them on the platform.