Facebook and the digital romance economy: courtship, scams, and internet regulation in the global South. | #datingscams | #lovescams | #facebookscams

Through the controversial internet.org initiative, Facebook now serves as The Internet to the majority of the world’s marginalized demographic. The Politics of Data series continues with Payal Arora discussing the role of Facebook and internet regulation in the global South. While the West have had privacy laws in place since the 1970s, the emerging…

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Footage shows how ‘pig butchering’ scam takes victims’ money | #youtubescams | #lovescams | #datingscams

Lifestyle By Frank Chung, News.com.au Published Feb. 29, 2024, 1:23 p.m. ET Incredible undercover video has revealed the inner workings of a “pig butchering” scam operation, where real-life models are recruited to lure unsuspecting victims. Jim Browning, a software engineer and YouTuber from Northern Ireland who makes videos tracking and…

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Facebook and the digital romance economy: courtship, scams, and internet regulation in the global South | #datingscams | #lovescams | #facebookscams

Through the controversial internet.org initiative, Facebook now serves as The Internet to the majority of the world’s marginalised demographic. Payal Arora discusses internet regulation in the global South and highlights that while the West have had privacy laws in place since the 1970s, the emerging markets are only now seriously grappling with…

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