In his probe of Instagram and its impact on young people, Sen. Richard Blumenthal is asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before a Senate committee.
A federal judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by several “conservative content creators” who claimed YouTube banned their videos and suspended their accounts.
Florida State Senator Danny Burgess (R-District 20) wants to empower students with information, pushing a new bill that would require schools to teach so-called social media literacy in the classrooms.
An animal rights group has sued YouTube claiming the company has not enforced its ban on videos showing animal abuse.
Facebook also agreed in the settlement announced Tuesday to train its employees in anti-discrimination rules and to conduct more widespread advertising and recruitment for job opportunities in its permanent labor certification program.
Facebook will hire 10,000 European workers to build “the metaverse,” a futuristic platform for connecting online using augmented and virtual reality.
In a letter sent out Tuesday night, district officials warn that students can be impressionable and may be influenced into joining negative behaviors and dangerous acts online.
“On National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Day in the US, we’re announcing updates to our global bullying and harassment policies to better protect members of our community, particularly those who may be vulnerable to online abuse,” Facebook said in a news release.
Twitter will allow users to remove followers without completely banishing them from the user’s Twitter feed.
An investigation by The Associated Press has found that a vocal group of chiropractors has become an influential force in stirring up anti-vaccine misinformation during the pandemic.
In a world dominated by social media, Selfie World Tampa is made for likes.
Facebook and Instagram appear to be experiencing issues on Friday, just days after a global outage occurred.
Almost all Americans surveyed agree that misinformation is a problem. But few are very concerned that they themselves might be responsible
The new feature offers some tips for keeping things civil, too
Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, will speak with members of the January 6 Select Committee to discuss the social media platform’s role in the events of the Capitol riot.
A San Antonio man falsely claimed on social media that he had paid a person infected with COVID-19 to lick items at a grocery store, authorities said.
A former Facebook employee turned whistleblower launched a series of allegations against the social media giant during a Senate Commerce Subcommittee hearing Tuesday.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s platforms harm children and fuel division and that the company chooses “profits before people.”
The most-used social network was not much use to people Monday. Major outages cut off access to Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp for more than 2 billion of the company's users.
Facebook and its apps Instagram and WhatsApp were all down on Monday in an apparent widespread outage, according to the company.