Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who chaired the hearing, said being distinct from Facebook isn't enough to cut it for the three tech giants. "That bar is in the gutter," he told the company officials.
The Vienna Tourist Board is taking posts of nude and partially nude artwork found in the city's museums to a subscription service after content was removed from other social media sites.
Jonathan Graziano and his 13-year-old pug, Noodle, have won over TikTok for their near-daily games of "no bones," which predict the day's mood based on whether Noodle stands up or flops down in bed.
Megan Alexandra Blankenbiller got sick before she was able to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and she spent her time in the hospital trying to help others to get the shot.
A new law in Texas makes it illegal to have an abortion after six weeks, as well as to help anyone have an abortion. Activists are spamming a website set up to report people for violating the law.
Country artist George Birge saw a popular TikTok skewering the way men in his genre write music and decided to issue himself a songwriting challenge. The result? "Beer Beer, Truck Truck."
More than 12,000 parents have signed a petition asking TikTok CEO Vanessa Pappas to introduce "mirror" accounts so parents can track how their kids are influenced on the platform.
TikTok is owning the 2020 Olympics as athletes share highlights and behind the scenes updates from Tokyo with each other and followers at home.
Black creators on TikTok say that for years, non-black creators have risen to fame performing dances that Black influencers on the app created.
Facebook says it's working on a safer version of Instagram just for kids. Many parents worry about their kids' use of social media — but they don't trust Facebook's solution.
The executive branch of the European Union is asking Facebook, Google, Twitter and others to provide details on how they are responding to disinformation on their platforms.
LGBTQ social media users encounter hate speech and harassment at higher rates than all other identity groups at 64%, according to GLAAD's inaugural social media index report.
The streets are full of skateboarders these days, and skate shops can hardly keep up with the demand. Why now? The answer might put a smile on your face.
With industrial metal tufting guns, fiber artists can make colorful, textured designs — Pokémon characters, candy wrappers, portraiture — worthy of walls, floors or social media feeds.
A viral TikTok makes vaccine science understandable and pretty funny (it's a horror film parody). NPR caught up with creator and star Vick Krishna — tech expert by day, videographer by night.