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Government urges parents to limit their children’s social media use to TWO hours at a time

Kids should then take “exercise breaks”. The move comes amid growing alarm at a generation hooked on social media. Campaigners are likely to demand the crackdown – to be unveiled by Dame Sally Davies next Thursday – goes even further. Research earlier this week found under-fives spend four hours and 16 minutes a day glued to screens – including online,

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Coinbase Bans Conservative Social Media Network Gab — Again

For the second time in less than a year, popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has banned conservative-leaning social media network Gab and founder and CEO Andrew Torba from transacting on its platform, joining a long list of companies – including Medium, Joyent, GoDaddy, PayPal and Stripe – that have cut ties with the social network, according to CoinSpice. Gab announced the

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Gohmert Introduces Bill to Remove Liability Protections For Biased Social Media Companies

Texas congressman Louie Gohmert has introduced a bill to remove social media companies’ “special legal protections” if they behave like biased publishers rather than neutral platforms. From Gohmert.house.gov, “Gohmert Introduces Bill That Removes Liability Protections for Social Media Companies That Use Algorithms to Hide, Promote, or Filter User Content”: Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the introduction

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Gun Buyers to Submit Social Media Passwords, Search History Under Bill

Prospective New York gun buyers could be required to undergo a review of their internet search history and social media activity by providing necessary passwords under newly-drafted legislation, according to reports. The bill, written by Brooklyn borough President Eric Adams and state Senator Kevin Parker, would empower officials and judges to review up to three years of internet activity of

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How Social Media Is Becoming an Arm of the State

Say the wrong things and you might get kicked off of your favorite social media platform. Tech titans Apple, Facebook, and YouTube have wiped out talk-show host Alex Jones’s social media presence on the Internet. But the social media crusades weren’t over. Facebook recently took down popular pages like Liberty Memes and hundreds of other prominent libertarian-leaning pages . In

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China Social Credit Score To Go Nationwide by 2020

As Infowars predicted, China is poised to judge all 1.3 billion of its citizens by 2021 based on their behavior with a credit program that personalizes ratings for each one, according to reports. According to the Bejing government’s website, the capital city will be rewarding and punishing its 22 million citizens by the end of 2020, and those who score

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Social Security Benefits Have Lost One-Third of Their Purchasing Power Since 2000

The latest survey from the Senior Citizens League (SCL) revealed that Social Security, the welfare program originally designed to help workers in their old age, is instead slowly impoverishing them: Over the past 18 years, Social Security benefits have lost 34 percent of their buying power, according to the findings of this study. Many of the goods and services purchased

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