Ex-Facebook data scientist turned whistleblower Frances Haugen told U.K. lawmakers Monday that the company is making online hate and extremism worse.
Internal Facebook files reveal that in some of the world’s most volatile regions, terrorist content and hate speech proliferate because of the company’s language gaps.
Australia wants to make social media companies seek parental consent for users under 16 or face millions of dollars in fines, according to a draft law.
Trump's TRUTH Social platform has 30 days to comply with licensing requirements or it risks seeing its rights and permissions in the software automatically and permanently terminated.
Nine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, Trump said Wednesday he's launching a new media company with its own social media platform, called TRUTH Social.
“On some occasions, Facebook failed to provide relevant information to the Board, while in other instances, the information it did provide was incomplete,” the Facebook Oversight Board said in its quarterly transparency report.
Former President Donald Trump says he’s launching the Trump Media & Technology Group and its “TRUTH Social” app.
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.
An animal rights group has sued YouTube claiming the company has not enforced its ban on videos showing animal abuse.
A popular singer on TikTok was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco. The thieves made away with $30,000 worth of equipment.
Facebook will hire 10,000 European workers to build “the metaverse,” a futuristic platform for connecting online using augmented and virtual reality.
A group gathered outside of the home of Mark Zuckerberg demanding he resign as CEO of the social media company.
“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.
Facebook’s oversight board will be meeting with whistleblower Frances Haugen in the coming weeks in an effort to push for greater transparency and accountability from the social media giant, the panel said.
First dates can be awkward, but a woman on TikTok shared a unique horror story that has since gone viral. It seems the man she met on a dating app really, really liked Taco Bell tacos.
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
A New Jersey man who used dating apps to lure and kill three women was sentenced to 160 years in prison after a trial in which it was revealed that friends of one victim did their own detective work on social media to ferret out the suspect.