Germany to tighten hate speech and gun laws to fight far right

Germany to tighten hate speech and gun laws to fight far right

The German government on Wednesday approved a draft law to crack down on the far right, three weeks after a deadly attack by an alleged neo-Nazi targeting a synagogue.

German footballers ‘made mistake’ by liking Turkish salute post

German footballers ‘made mistake’ by liking Turkish salute post

New video emerges of YouTube brawl at Berlin’s Alexanderplatz

New video emerges of YouTube brawl at Berlin’s Alexanderplatz

Facebook to deploy new transparency tools ahead of European elections

Facebook to deploy new transparency tools ahead of European elections

Video footage shows moment Alexanderplatz mass punch-up kicked off

Video footage shows moment Alexanderplatz mass punch-up kicked off

Police break up mass ‘social media’ brawl as 400 fans descend on Berlin’s Alexanderplatz

Police break up mass ‘social media’ brawl as 400 fans descend on Berlin’s Alexanderplatz

Merkel’s whip urges action to rein in ‘fake news’ bots on social media sites

Merkel’s whip urges action to rein in ‘fake news’ bots on social media sites

‘HAHAHA’: Social media explodes with schadenfreude after German downfall

‘HAHAHA’: Social media explodes with schadenfreude after German downfall

Satirical tweet about collapse of Merkel’s coalition prompts brief panic

Satirical tweet about collapse of Merkel’s coalition prompts brief panic

German car parts giant bans WhatsApp and Snapchat from work phones

German car parts giant bans WhatsApp and Snapchat from work phones

Users should be able to message from Facebook to Twitter like with phone companies: German MP

Users should be able to message from Facebook to Twitter like with phone companies: German MP

German Justice Minister demands Facebook explain data scandal

German Justice Minister demands Facebook explain data scandal

Saarmojis: Saarland the ‘first German state with its own emojis’

Saarmojis: Saarland the ‘first German state with its own emojis’

German prosecutors drop case against Facebook involving ‘hate speech’

German prosecutors drop case against Facebook involving ‘hate speech’

Facebook can’t force Germans to use their real names, court rules

Facebook can’t force Germans to use their real names, court rules

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

‘An enrichment of German language:’ ‘influencer’ is Anglicism of the Year

‘An enrichment of German language:’ ‘influencer’ is Anglicism of the Year

Far-right AfD kicks off new year by hardening radical, anti-Muslim course

Far-right AfD kicks off new year by hardening radical, anti-Muslim course

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Justice Minister falls victim to own social media ‘censorship’ law

Justice Minister falls victim to own social media ‘censorship’ law

Is a new German law encouraging social media giants to censor opinions?

Is a new German law encouraging social media giants to censor opinions?

Boris Becker’s son to press charges over MP’s ‘racist’ tweet: report

Boris Becker’s son to press charges over MP’s ‘racist’ tweet: report

Far-right MP faces police complaint over ‘incitement to hate’

Far-right MP faces police complaint over ‘incitement to hate’

German watchdog finds Facebook data harvesting ‘abusive’ for users

German watchdog finds Facebook data harvesting ‘abusive’ for users

China rejects accusations from Germany of espionage via social media

China rejects accusations from Germany of espionage via social media

Instagram to change usage rules in Germany after criticism from consumer protectionists

Instagram to change usage rules in Germany after criticism from consumer protectionists

Left candidate quits election over Facebook post asking for films where ‘Germans die’

Left candidate quits election over Facebook post asking for films where ‘Germans die’

German corporations team up against US tech heavyweights with new platform

German corporations team up against US tech heavyweights with new platform

Merkel opens up in interview with German YouTubers

Merkel opens up in interview with German YouTubers

Facebook to hire 500 workers in Essen to delete hate speech

Facebook to hire 500 workers in Essen to delete hate speech

Twitter wouldn’t delete hateful tweets so this artist painted them outside its office

Twitter wouldn’t delete hateful tweets so this artist painted them outside its office

‘No more faith in humanity’: A day in the life of Berlin Facebook moderators

‘No more faith in humanity’: A day in the life of Berlin Facebook moderators

Techies take note: Snapchat to open German HQ in Hamburg

Techies take note: Snapchat to open German HQ in Hamburg

How Germany’s ‘hate speech’ law will put control of free speech in private hands

How Germany’s ‘hate speech’ law will put control of free speech in private hands

Berlin court denies parents access to dead teen daughter’s Facebook account

Berlin court denies parents access to dead teen daughter’s Facebook account

Facebook condemns Germany’s so-called ‘hate speech’ law

Facebook condemns Germany’s so-called ‘hate speech’ law

Right-wing protesters try to storm justice ministry over ‘hate speech law’

Right-wing protesters try to storm justice ministry over ‘hate speech law’

Viral Facebook post helps distraught mum find lost photos of dead baby

Viral Facebook post helps distraught mum find lost photos of dead baby

Germany to fine social media giants up to €50 million for hate speech

Germany to fine social media giants up to €50 million for hate speech

Merkel’s human side: Instagram account captures Chancellor off guard

Merkel’s human side: Instagram account captures Chancellor off guard

Proposed law would fine Facebook up to €50 million for hate speech

Proposed law would fine Facebook up to €50 million for hate speech

Opinion: Germany shouldn’t force social media firms to be arbiters of truth

Opinion: Germany shouldn’t force social media firms to be arbiters of truth

Merkel: public ‘manipulated’ by fake news and trolls

Merkel: public ‘manipulated’ by fake news and trolls

How robots could shape Germany’s political future

How robots could shape Germany’s political future

German court rules Facebook like button may break law

German court rules Facebook like button may break law

Watchdog turns microscope on Facebook data protection

Watchdog turns microscope on Facebook data protection

‘Short German’ text speak spares you from grammar

‘Short German’ text speak spares you from grammar

Man sues to end alimony over ex’s Facebook snaps

Man sues to end alimony over ex’s Facebook snaps

Why educated Germans avoid social media

Why educated Germans avoid social media

Police warn parents to never post child photos

Police warn parents to never post child photos

Merkel not yet ‘Mutti’ of the Twittersphere

Merkel not yet ‘Mutti’ of the Twittersphere

Consumer rights office slams Facebook

Consumer rights office slams Facebook

Günter Grass: Facebook is ‘crap’

Günter Grass: Facebook is ‘crap’