The internet media giants would be required to make it clearer to consumers how their private information is used, get proper consent and face significant penalties for breaching privacy laws, according to a report by the consumer watchdog.
As more animals crowd social media the pressure for them to stand out is intensifying, but a growing number of vets and animal welfare groups argue this trend is promoting the adoration of inbred and deformed animals with health problems.
This week controversial far-right activist Milo Yiannopoulos announced he was broke. But the nail in the coffin came when crowdfunding website Patreon banned him, ending his campaign to "Support Milo's Glorious Comeback".
The popular Q&A website announces the data of its 100 million-odd users has been compromised. The only thing is, a lot of those users didn't even know they had an account.
The breakout hit game of the year has received a lot of bad press in tabloid media for its violence and perceived addictive qualities. But it's also the cause of a global dance fever, writes Seamus Byrne.