Thursday , October 28 2021

TikTok, YouTube & Snapchat ‘drive kids down algorithmic rabbit holes’ – US senator after hearing on social media policies

Representatives of TikTok, YouTube and Snap, the developer of Snapchat, appeared before the Senate consumer protection subcommittee on Tuesday. They were summoned as Facebook faces intense scrutiny and renewed backlash following a whistleblower complaint. Former product manager Frances Haugen alleged earlier this month that Mark Zuckerberg’s company has been prioritizing …

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CDC greenlights FOURTH Covid vaccine jab for ‘immunocompromised’ Americans as definitions blur for ‘booster & fully vaccinated’

Those who are “moderately and severely immunocompromised” may receive a total of four vaccine doses, including an initial two-shot inoculation, one additional dose followed by yet another booster, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in an updated guidance on Tuesday. The immunocompromised were the first to …

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