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Pinterest was the first of the major social network to release its Transparency Report for the second half of 2016, but its task is relatively easy compared to those of Facebook and Twitter. Why do we say that? Pinterest received a total of 46 government requests for user information from June through December 2016.
… Twitter said it received 2 percent more government requests for account information in the first half of 2016 compared with the second half of 2015, affecting 8 percent more accounts. The social network released its Transparency Report for the first six months of the year, and other findings included: Requests came from seven new countries…
… Facebook received 55,827 requests from governments to restrict content that violated local laws in the second half of 2015, up a staggering 271.4 percent from 20,568 in the first half of 2015. The social network also said in its Global Government Requests Report for July through December 2015 that government requests for account data rose 13…