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Social media giants reveal 2021’s top searches in Turkey

Google's annual recap of 2021's top trending searches in Turkey has shown the most googled word this year was "EBA giriş" (EBA log in), to get access to the website of the state-run Education Information Network (EBA) channel which was set up for students who had to continue education online due to the pandemic.

Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 bln over hate speech

Rohingya refugees sued Facebook on Dec. 6 for $150 billion over claims the social network is failing to stem hate speech on its platform, exacerbating violence against the vulnerable minority.

The complaint, lodged in a California court, says the algorithms that power the U.S.-based company promote disinformation and extremist thought that translates to real-world violence.

EU Observers Say Kosovo Voters Misled by ‘Opaque’ Facebook Pages

The EU Election Observation Mission said on Tuesday that non-transparent Facebook pages were responsible for "manipulative interference" in Sunday's mayoral election run-off contests, spreading misinformation about rival parties and candidates, although the polls were well-organised.