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How much is your personal data worth?

Have you ever thought how much your data is worth to Big Tech companies like Facebook? One research study estimated that a user’s Facebook profile was worth about $100 on average.

Social media access restored in Chad

President Idriss Deby of Chad has said that he has instructed Internet Service Providers in the country to lift social media restrictions he had initially instructed them to implement. This comes after more than a year later that people in Chad have had no social media access.

Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis

Hashtags alone won’t stop the violence in Cameroon – but they are one action that everyday people are using to try and do so.

Russia to fine Internet companies

As part of a new law that is being drafted in Russia, Big Tech companies along with other online services from around the world will be fined for not complying with laws including one of hosting their servers and Russian users data, locally, in Russia.

Big Tech's spying a threat to democracy

Big Tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter, compete over who can gather the most intelligence on their users. Countries like Russia and China turn this information against their citizens. The online surveillance of citizens is a potential threat to democracy.

Protect yourself from social media

Many adults view social media as harmful to their mental health, here are six ways you can protect your mental health from social media's bad effects.

Twitter shared users data unintentionally

Twitter has said that it shared users' location data with a trusted partner company "unintentionally".