Academics, journalists and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand that they halt the collection of data on political ads-targeting the site.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, there has been a spike in complaints about social media scams, especially on Facebook and Instagram.
Calls for Twitter and Facebook to temporarily halt their respective trending features in the U.S. ahead of the 2020 presidential election are gaining steam with just two weeks until Election Day.
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar attracted an audience of nearly half a million people Tuesday night by playing the viral video game Among Us on Twitch — one of the biggest events in the history of the popular online streaming platform.
Twitter on Tuesday put into effect a change in its "retweet" process to help prevent abuse and the spread of misinformation.
Facebook is facing its toughest challenge yet: an election complicated by a pandemic, a deeply divided nation lured by conspiracy theories and alternate versions of reality.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said it was “wrong” to block URLs to an unverified New York Post story about Joe Biden’s son.
C-SPAN has suspended political editor Steve Scully, who was at one time slated to moderate a presidential debate, indefinitely, after he admitted he lied about his Twitter being hacked when a message to former Trump aide turned adversary Anthony Scaramucci emerged.
On Tuesday, the wireless provider company released new deals that allow customers to get the latest device for free.
Lebron James gifted his 5-year-old daughter a miniature version of his own mansion and it's in his backyard.
What if you had a way to see if an employee of a particular restaurant was involved in a racist incident?
Facebook says it is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.
Twitter is imposing tough new rules that restrict candidates from declaring premature victory and tighten its measures against spreading misinformation, calling for political violence and spreading thoughtless commentary in the days leading up to and following the Nov. 3 U.S. election.
A former Idaho potato farmer who found fame on TikTok was gifted a brand new truck from the makers of his favorite drink: Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice.
Some survivors of COVID-19 and people who have lost loved ones to the pandemic are angry over President Donald Trump's advice not to fear the disease.
After returning to the White House after being hospitalized for COVID-19, the president downplayed the threat of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans by claiming it is not as deadly as the seasonal flu.
TikTok is more than an app for funny videos. It brought together two Arizona families who now share a bond for life.
Gay men took over the “Proud Boys” hashtag after the president’s “stand back, stand by” comment during the first presidential debate sparked praise from the hate group.
Facebook announced Wednesday it is banning ads that “praise, support or represent” QAnon and any militarized social movements on the platform.
A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight.