The top tech executives from Meta, X, TikTok, Snap and Discord get the fifth degree from the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The social media company says it's introducing new policies to restrict teens from seeing posts about suicide, self-harm and eating disorders on Facebook and Instagram.
The influence operation identified by Graphika researchers involved a network of more than 800 fake Facebook accounts that reposted Chinese-language TikTok and YouTube videos about Taiwanese politics.
Former engineer Arturo Bejar says he repeatedly raised the alarm to company execs about Instagram's harm to teens and they failed to act. Senators vow to pass a social media law this year.
More than 40 states filed legal actions against Meta on Tuesday, alleging that the company intentionally designed features that hooked a generation of young people.
Freshman state Senator Shawn Still of Norcross is the only Georgia lawmaker indicted this week along with former President Donald Trump.
A Columbus lawyer who sued Facebook and won has received his $52,000 judgment.
Twelve voting rights organizations tell Meta its new social media site Threads needs a robust plan to ensure election disinformation doesn't go viral during the 2024 elections.
Research conducted at the height of the 2020 election reveals new details about how Facebook's algorithms handle political content. But it suggests there are no easy fixes to political polarization.
An attorney from Columbus, Ga., is now collecting stories in the hope of helping others wrongfully sent to "Facebook jail."
The last person Jeff Ibrahim expected to face in the gold medal round of a jiu-jitsu competition in California was tech entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg.
From Australia to Canada, Big Tech has resisted lawmakers' efforts to force them to pay news publishers for carrying their articles. Now, that battle is playing out in California.
Ireland's Data Protection Commission ruled the tech company breached European privacy laws by transferring user data from Europe to the U.S., where
The settlement stems from a lawsuit alleging Facebook developers sold user data to Cambridge Analytica, a former political consulting firm, to target people in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
The wave of layoffs in tech, media and elsewhere is affecting a sizable number of people who are out on medical or parental leave. While legal, it can make a bad situation even worse.
The war in Ukraine is also playing out online, where Russia is using propaganda, fake accounts, and manipulated videos and images to deflect blame and undermine support for Ukraine.