March 2021 Current Events: Science and Technology News

Updated March 31, 2021 | Infoplease Staff

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The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the Science and Technology news events you need to know so far for March 2021:

  1. Worrisome Microsoft Hack
  2. YouTube Deletes Misinformation Videos
  3. Donald Trump Plans Own Social Media

Worrisome Microsoft Hack

Microsoft Hack

On March 5, the government reported a growing concern regarding the hack of Microsoft Exchange email software. Microsoft has blamed the hack on China, impacting tens of thousands US organizations. Officials warn that people using the service be aware and take immediate measures. (BBC)

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YouTube Deletes Misinformation Videos

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On March 13, YouTube announced its deletion of over 30,000 videos that had misinformation regarding Covid-19 vaccines. The company claimed that removed videos went against information released by the World Health Organization and other health ministries. In the past year, YouTube has removed 800,000 videos regarding Covid misinformation. (BBC)

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Donald Trump Plans Own Social Media

Trump Social Media

On March 21, former President Donald Trump announced that he plans to open his own social media after being banned from Twitter and Facebook. Trump’s advisor claimed the new platform can be expected in two to three months. The advisor and Trump refused to give more information regarding the new platform. (BBC)

Photo Source: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2021 3/30/21

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