As malicious conspiracy theories continue to spread, lawmakers are pounding the social media companies over their market dominance, harvesting of user data and practices that some believe actually encourage the spread of engaging but potentially harmful misinformation.
In a statement, Facebook said “a technical issue” caused people to have trouble accessing some apps and that it had been resolved.
Match Group, whose brands include Tinder, Match, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, Pairs, PlentyOfFish, and OurTime, will begin allowing users to seek background checks for people they meet on all of the company’s dating apps.
The dating app is giving 1,000 free mail-in tests to 500 Tinder matches.
In the age of social distancing, a pair of grandparents are using social media to break up the boredom of quarantine.
Not seeing the number of likes on your Instagram? You're not alone.
YouTube removed videos from Rudy Giuliani’s account after he posted content that suggested election fraud as well as “content facilitating the use of nicotine,” a spokesperson said Monday.
The Better Business Bureau is warning people to avoid sharing their COVID-19 vaccination cards on social media.
Douglass Mackey, known on the internet as “Ricky Vaughn,” is accused of using Twitter and other social media in 2016 to try and trick Clinton supporters to vote via text message instead of by casting an actual ballot, federal prosecutors said.
Twitch, a popular streaming platform, said it will disable President Donald Trump’s account “indefinitely” over an “ongoing risk of further incitement of violence.”
The First Amendment may be misinterpreted by some for protecting their speech in all manners, but really, it protects individuals from government censorship.
The president has also been blocked from posting on Facebook and Instagram -- at least until his term ends. ises.
President Donald Trump won’t have access to his Facebook or Instagram accounts for the foreseeable future.
Starting Dec. 21, the company plans to take measures to stop the spread of misinformation regarding the vaccines for the novel coronavirus.
Once President-elect Joe Biden assumes office on Inauguration Day, Twitter could remove President Trump’s special privileges as a high-profile world leader and treat his account as a normal one.
The @POTUS Twitter account will automatically be given to President-elect Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, according to Twitter.
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday about the role his company is playing in the violence in Ethiopia.
A Senate panel is calling on the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter to defend their handling of disinformation in the contest between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.
YouTube restored services after a brief outage on Wednesday.
By next year, debt collectors will be allowed to contact debtors via text messages, email and even through private social media messaging.