Twitch terminates all members of its Safety Advisory Council

Twitch on Friday will terminate all members of its Safety Advisory Council, according to sources familiar with the situation and documents viewed by CNBC. The council is a resource of nine industry experts, streamers and moderators who consulted on trust and safety issues related to children on Twitch, nudity, banned users and more. The Amazon-owned … Read more

B.C. cuts deal with Meta, Google on emergency info

The B.C. government and social media giants have made what they call a “historic collaboration” for youth safety online. A joint statement from Premier David Eby and representatives of Meta, Google, TikTok, X and Snap Inc., the parent of Snapchat, says they met to help young people stay safe online, one of the most important … Read more

Online harms bill coming as soon as next week, will focus on safety: Trudeau – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising that his government’s upcoming bill to legislate against online harms will focus on making the internet safer for minors, while not censoring it for the rest of Canadians. Speaking in Edmonton, Trudeau announced the Liberals will table the long-promised legislation as soon as next week, adding in French that … Read more