Tan France is not here for your nonsense. The Queer Eye star recently had some choice words for an internet troll who decided to come…Read More New Dad Tan France Claps Back at Troll's 'Steal a Baby' Comment
NEW YORK (REUTERS) – Facebook confirmed on Friday (Oct 8) that some users were having trouble accessing its apps and services, days after the social…Read More Facebook Messenger, Instagram facing issues for second time in a week
The testimony on Tuesday from Frances Haugen, a former Facebook product manager-turned-whistle-blower, about how Facebook and Instagram can be addictive and harmful to children, set…Read More Parents sound off on testimony about the harms of Facebook and Instagram.
There are some technical terms being thrown around at Tuesday’s hearing with the Facebook whistle-blower Frances Haugen. Here’s a primer on what the former Facebook…Read More Engagement ranking boost, M.S.I., and more.
For more than five hours on Monday, the world got a taste of life without Facebook and its apps. People in many places discovered that…Read More Facebook’s Apps Went Down. The World Saw How Much It Runs on Them.
One possible way to read “The Facebook Files,” The Wall Street Journal’s excellent series of reports based on leaked internal Facebook research, is as a…Read More Facebook Is Weaker Than We Knew
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection of past columns. It can feel as though Facebook is coated in…Read More Facebook Isn’t Scandal-Proof
Snapchat is still kicking among under 25s in the UK – despite TikTok’s surge in popularity. The OG camera-messaging app still pulls in millions of…Read More Snapchat slang: What does SMO, FFF and TM mean on Snapchat?
Dylan Voller was already a polarizing figure in Australia when the disturbing, violent and demonstrably false accusations against him began to appear on Facebook. Mr.…Read More That Comment Someone Left on Facebook? It Can Get You Sued.
DUBLIN (REUTERS) – TikTok’s lead data privacy regulator in the European Union has opened two inquiries into the Chinese-owned short-video platform related to the processing…Read More TikTok's lead EU regulator opens two data privacy probes
Model Elsa Hosk is catching heat for stripping down in a nude photo shoot with her infant daughter. “Let me tell you about the city…Read More Victoria's Secret Model Elsa Hosk Is Taking Flack for Sharing Naked Baby Pics
Twitter wants to give people more control over who follows them without having to block accounts. The tech giant is currently testing a new feature…Read More Twitter testing 'soft block' feature to remove followers you don't like
TikTok and Shopify, the e-commerce platform, said on Tuesday that they were working together to add the ability for consumers to shop directly in the…Read More TikTok adds in-app shopping, in a partnership with Shopify.
A 22-year-old man was arrested in Spain on Wednesday in connection with the hack of more than 100 Twitter accounts last July, becoming the fourth…Read More A 22-year-old is arrested in Spain in connection with last year’s Twitter hack.
The Republican lawmaker from Georgia cannot tweet for 12 hours, after the White House criticized social media sites for amplifying vaccine lies. By Kate Conger…Read More Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for Posting Coronavirus Misinformation
Microsoft has made a number of major announcements in recent weeks, including unveiling a preview of its next operating system, Windows 11. But one thing…Read More Microsoft is bringing back 'Clippy'
After Bukayo Saka missed a penalty kick for England’s national team on Sunday in the final of the European soccer championship, he and several teammates…Read More English Soccer Player Urges Facebook and Twitter to Crack Down on Abuse
SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past 18 months, Chris Cox, Facebook’s top product executive, watched with surprise as Instagram came alive in ways he hadn’t…Read More Facebook Wants to Court Creators. It Could Be a Tough Sell.
A judge on Wednesday blocked a Florida law that would be the first in the nation to prohibit social media companies from barring political candidates.…Read More Judge Blocks Florida Law Regulating Social Media Companies
Facebook debuted a newsletter subscription service on Tuesday, an attempt to court influential writers to its platform as more creators branch out from traditional publications…Read More Facebook unveils ‘Bulletin,’ a newsletter subscription service.
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Twitter announced on Tuesday (June 22) that a small flock of high-flying tweeters in the United States will get to test…Read More Twitter stars to dabble with getting fans to pay
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook plans to announce on Friday that it will no longer keep posts by politicians up on its site by default if…Read More Facebook Plans to End Hands-Off Approach to Politicians’ Posts
The officers from India’s elite antiterrorism police unit descended after dusk on the New Delhi offices of Twitter, with television news cameras in tow. Their…Read More Indian Police Visit Twitter Offices as Modi Goes on Pandemic Offense
WASHINGTON — Florida on Monday became the first state to regulate how companies like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter moderate speech online, by imposing fines on…Read More Florida, in a First, to Fine Social Media Companies That Ban Candidates
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Twitter said Wednesday (May 19) it was scrapping an automated image-cropping system after its review found bias in the algorithm controlling…Read More Twitter drops image-cropping algorithm after finding bias
Twitter is granting blue ticks again, four years after it closed its public verification service. That means within a few weeks, everyone with an account…Read More Twitter grants blue ticks again: Here's how to get verified
Social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter could be fined and blocked by Ofcom under new ‘landmark’ internet laws aimed at curtailing harmful and…Read More Social media companies could be fined for abusive content under proposed new law
There’s a saying plastered on the walls of Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.: “Nothing at Facebook is somebody else’s problem.” It’s one of the…Read More Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’ Tells Zuckerberg He’s the Decider