Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok are bringing back familiar strategies from 2020 to fight the spread of disinformation in the 2022 midterm elections.
Tech industry groups are urging the Supreme Court to block a Texas law barring social media companies from removing posts or banning users based on political viewpoints
Russians face a confusing patchwork of online restrictions as the Kremlin cracks down on the free flow of information on social media.
Facebook, Google, Apple and Microsoft are taking steps to curb Russian propaganda, but they don't want to be kicked out of the country and limit Russians' access to their platforms.
Facebook parent company Meta says it has uncovered Russian efforts to undermine trust in the Ukrainian government and to hack Ukrainian military officials and journalists using social media.
The bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act comes amid mounting frustration in Washington that apps like Instagram and YouTube aren't doing enough to protect their youngest users.
When chef Pailin Chongchitnant realized that cable television wasn't ready for a Thai cooking show, she started her own on YouTube. On it, she breaks down some of the misconceptions about the cuisine.
The new policy follows up on the tech giant's August announcement that it would take a number of steps aiming to protect minors' privacy. It is intended for cases in which the subject is under 18.
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.
Democratic senators have introduced a bill that would hold Facebook, YouTube and other social media companies responsible if they promote harmful health claims on their platforms.
The 2007 home video raised the bar for "going viral." Now, the famous brothers are deleting the video from YouTube on May 23 to auction it off as a nonfungible token.
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.
Renee Ekwoge says false and misleading videos on YouTube have changed her dad. What was once a strong, loving relationship has been corrupted, she says, by conspiratorial YouTube videos.
People are using social media to proclaim joy at getting a jab. And that's not just boasting. Even in a world of vaccine inequity, these celebratory tweets and videos carry a vital message.
The leaders of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were not eager to admit fault when it comes to bad information on their platforms, but it's clear Congress is getting closer to regulation.