Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight against rising online racism following the refugee crisis.
The government has been trying to get social platforms to crack down on the rise in anti-foreigner comments in German on the web as the country struggles to cope with an influx of more than 1 million refugees this year.
Android is the most successful social video brand of 2015, according to video ad tech firm Unruly.
As part of Unruly’s Video Sharing Awards, the brands which have been shared most over the year have been ranked.
All awards are based on the number of shares across Twitter, Facebook and the blogosphere each brand has accumulated over the year. This way it measures a brand’s viral success more accurately than using the number of views each video receives, which Unruly claims does not denote social success in the same way.
It's been a long wait, but Tesla has announced it will be bringing its energy storage solution, the Powerwall, to Australia through energy retailers Origin, Natural Solar and Simply Energy. It was announced in September the Powerwall would be in the country by 2016, but until now it's been unclear who would sell it.
Walmart on Wednesday announced it will be entering the mobile payments business with a branded system called Walmart Pay, a direct competitor to existing solutions from the likes of Apple, Alphabet and Samsung.
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s under-pressure chief executive, vowed not to step down and said she was “convinced” the internet company was on the “right path”, despite scrapping a 10-month plan to spin off its $32bn stake in Alibaba.
As Black Friday and Christmas approach, we’ve rounded up the most recent and useful mobile commerce statistics we could find, to get an idea of how important a role mobile will play in this year’s holiday spending.