Twitter, Facebook shares tumble as Trump ban stokes regulation fearsTwitter shares fell by 6 per cent, while Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Google all declined amid concerns of regulation in the wake of the siege on the US Capitol. Germany's Merkel finds Twitter ban on Trump account 'problematic'A spokesman for Angela Merkel said Monday that the German chancellor finds the Twitter ban on President Trump's account “problematic.” Apple has banned Parler from its app store for failing to remove content that promotes violenceThe move comes one day after Google banned the fast-growing app from its app store for similar reasons. Google has banned Parler from its app store for failing to remove violent contentGoogle said Parler must do a better job policing its platform, including "egregious content like posts that incite violence." An isolated Trump, cut off from Twitter, faces a new drive for impeachmentAn increasingly isolated and angry President Donald Trump, cut off by Twitter in the waning days of his term, faces a renewed drive by Democrats to remove him from office after he incited his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. US FTC seeks data on how Facebook, TikTok and others use personal infoThe Federal Trade Commission is seeking to learn how social media and video streaming companies collect data on users, how they decide which advertisements to show and how algorithms are used, among other things. China and Australia: How an online spat quickly escalatedIt started with a shocking tweet, and swiftly led to censorship and furious insults. FBI received over 100,000 pieces of digital evidence after Capitol attackIt’s not clear how much of that evidence is unique. Apple suspends Parler social network from its App StoreApple Inc has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence. Elliot Page: Juno star announces he is transgenderThe Oscar-nominated actor says he feels lucky "to have arrived at this place in my life".