US senators investigating Russia increase pressure on Twitter

As social media companies face mounting political pressure from US senators investigating Russia, Twitter says it will “dramatically increase transparency” of political ads by disclosing information about who’s running adverts on their platform. Bruce Falck, the general manager of revenue product at Twitter, announced Tuesday that the company will launch “an industry-leading transparency center” that […]

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Catalan authorities will ‘only listen to the will of the people’

Catalan authorities will not follow orders from Madrid, but will only listen to the will of the Catalan people, Catalonia’s Foreign Affairs spokesman told BBC Radio. All institutions, including police, need to follow instructions from the democratically-elected Catalan government, the region’s foreign affairs spokesman, Raul Romeva, told BBC radio. According to the official, EU democracy […]

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