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If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here. FACEBOOK NEEDS MORE REGULATION, SAY MPS. MPs have criticised Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg for failing to show "leadership or personal responsibility" over the issue of fake news. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee's report also said there was a threat to the UK's democracy from the spreading of untrue stories. It called for a "radical shift" in the balance of power between social media platforms and users, including a compulsory code of ethics for tech companies. Firms must be forced to take down harmful content, including proven sources of disinformation, the committee added. All this follows controversy over the p... Full story

18 February