“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.
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.
The global outage knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours.
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.
Minnesota students and school officials are responding to a TikTok challenge that is causing problems across the country.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s platforms harm children and fuel division and that the company chooses “profits before people.”
Facebook still has not said what happened to cause the outage Monday, but there is growing concern that public information was compromised.
Facebook and its apps Instagram and WhatsApp were all down on Monday in an apparent widespread outage, according to the company.
Facebook is asking a federal court to dismiss a revised complaint against it by the Federal Trade Commission.
YouTube is banning all anti-vaccine content on its platform, expanding beyond COVID-19 vaccines, and has also taken down several well-known channels as part of the policy.
Instagram is putting a hold on the development of an “Instagram Kids” app so it can address concerns about the vulnerability of younger users.
For Vikings fans, watching a game can be a frustrating experience. But, few fans are as vocal about their disappointment as Jackie Thompson.
The Milk Crate Challenge is spreading fast across social media, but TikTok is taking steps to keep its users from spreading dangerous content.
A new social media challenge, "the milk crate challenge," has gone viral, and depending on how daring you are, the danger can be high or low.
Users who are members of faith-based Facebook groups will find an option allowing them to request prayers and other group members will be able to respond via the “I prayed” icon.
Fleets will be disappearing from Twitter in less than a month.
The White House dropped Trump-era orders trying to ban TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks.
TikTok launched a campaign against bullying by enlisting some of its top animation creators to make videos about creating and spreading kindness online.
Twitter is launching its first subscription service in Canada and Australia for those willing to pay a monthly fee for exclusive features.
Facebook will no longer ban posts suggesting COVID-19 was man-made amid mounting calls to further investigate the pandemic’s origins, marking a reversal for the social media giant.