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Face­book cracks down on fake news ac­counts Face­book’s lat­est ef­fort to tackle fake news has led it to ban some ac­counts and run ‘ed­u­ca­tional ad­verts’. The ad­verts, which ap­peared in news­pa­pers such as The Guardian and The Times in­clude the same tips that were re­cently pub­lished at the top of users’ news feeds

ISPS’ du­bi­ous speed claims set to end The days of ISPS claim­ing broad­band speeds that cus­tomers can never hope to achieve might fi­nally be com­ing to an end, af­ter the Com­mit­tees of Ad­ver­tis­ing Prac­tice (CAP) is­sued pro­pos­als to crack down on mis­lead­ing claims.

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Deben­hams Flow­ers suf­fers data breach The per­sonal data of 26,000 Deben­hams Flow­ers cus­tomers has been com­pro­mised fol­low­ing a cy­ber­at­tack. The site is op­er­ated by a third-party sup­plier so other Deben­hams cus­tomers have not been af­fected.

What­sapp suf­fers ma­jor global out­age What­sapp re­cently suf­fered a sig­nif­i­cant out­age in West­ern Europe, Asia and Amer­ica. The prob­lem was first seen in the UK when users were un­able to ac­cess the ser­vice for sev­eral hours. The mes­sag­ing ser­vice gave no ex­pla­na­tion for the prob­lem.

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