Raziye Akkoc
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Facebook, Instagram to offer paid ad-free Europe subscriptions
by Raziye Akkoc - October 31, 2023 - 9:22am
Facebook and Instagram users in Europe will be able to buy subscriptions to use the social networks without being tracked for targeted advertising from next month, Meta announced Monday, to comply with tougher EU...
EU study slams big tech firms over Russian disinformation
by Raziye Akkoc - August 31, 2023 - 11:14am
Tech titans, including TikTok and Twitter, failed to effectively tackle Russian disinformation online during the first year of the war in Ukraine, according to a study published Wednesday by the EU.
Belgian university enters new era with Taylor Swift course
by Raziye Akkoc - August 20, 2023 - 10:30am
For Elly McCausland, an assistant professor at Ghent University, Swift's songs offer an opportunity to explore feminism, for example, through "The Man," and the anti-hero trope through the aptly named song "Anti-Hero"...
Earthquake sends tremors through Türkiye's fragile economy
by Raziye Akkoc - February 19, 2023 - 2:51pm
Turkey was already battling runaway inflation and relying on rich allies for funding to keep its economy afloat when a massive earthquake killed tens of thousands, razed entire cities and left millions needing urgent...
Erdogan, Trump consider creating security zone in Syria
by Raziye Akkoc - January 15, 2019 - 8:50am
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump mooted Monday the creation of a "security zone" in northern Syria as tensions rose over the fate of Kurdish fighters in the war-torn count...
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